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SG Special Faded 2016 HP
Vintage Modern Rocker
$1,089
The SG Faded 2016 HP is the supercharged counterpart of the traditional SG Faded.

It boasts an extraordinary set of premium, high-performance features while maintaining the rugged looks that are the Faded series' signature.
Body
Body
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi-Matched
Density: C
Binding:
Weight
Average Weight (body only): 4lbs. 3.2ozs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahagony
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod:
Profile: Rounded
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.818"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1lb. 2ozs.
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson"
Headstock Angle: 17°
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Sculpted access joint
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4.25°
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Gauge
Nut
Style: Zero Fret Nut
Material: Titanium
Width: 1.745"
Slots: E: 1.4732 mm / 0.058 inches
A: 1.2192 mm / 0.048 inches
D: 0.9652 mm / 0.038 inches
G: 0.7112 mm / 0.028 inches
B: 0.4826 mm / 0.019 inches

e: 0.3556 mm / 0.014 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Light
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22, rounded and polished
Nut/End of Board: 4.4323cm / 1.745" @ nut, 5.7404cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: Equal Tempered 24.75" Scale
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Mother-of-Pearl
Dimensions: 0.249"
Average Weight: 5.05 oz
Finishes
Worn Brown
Color Code: WB
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: None
Sealer: 1 - 1.5 mils
Top: Worn Brown (Stain)
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard, Nut Sides
Worn Cherry
Color Code: WC
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: None
Sealer: 1 - 1.5 mils
Top: Worn Cherry (Stain)
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard, Nut Sides
Satin Cherry
Color Code: SC
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: SC-Satin Cherry
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Satin Ebony
Color Code: SE
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: SE-Satin Ebony
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Satin Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: SV
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: SV-Satin Vintage Sunburst
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 490R 490T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5250/5250
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (42) Copper (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5" 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5"
Polarities:
Cover: None None
Qfactor: 5.62 5.59
ResistanceDC: 7803 Ohms 7755 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2715.71 Hz 2728.20 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Non-Linear 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500K Non-Linear 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Mini Toggle
Type:
Peak Voltage
Range:
Power Rating:
Resistance Tolerance:
Minimum Resistance:
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: G FORCE™
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:01:00
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 430-14301T
 
String Dimensions
E: .046"
A: .036"
D: .026"
G: .016"
B: .011"
e: .009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic w /Titanium saddles
Material: Zamak base
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10119
Weight: 2.56 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.4732mm / 0.058"
A: 1.2192mm / 0.048"
D: 0.9652mm / 0.038"
G: 0.7112mm / 0.028"
B: 0.4826mm / 0.019''
e: 0.3556mm / 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 2.9 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: HP 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: N/A
Material: N/A
Part Number: N/A
Weight: N/A
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: .076 oz / .096oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: SGSP
Part Number: 430-12740
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Solid Black
Part Number: 430-19389
 
Knobs
Style: Supreme grip speed knobs
Part Number: 430-31002, 430-31001
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Black Polycarbonate
Part Number: 380-12210
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Switch Washer
Style: Black w/ White Hot Stamp
Part Number: 430-19463
 
Trim Rings
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
Accessories
Case
Style: High-Performance Gig Bag
Color: Black w/White Gibson USA logo
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss rod wrench
2.5mm adjustment wrench, Polishing cloth
 
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: