Gibson Kirk Douglas Roots SG announced
Gibson adds a new SG signed by The Roots guitar player, "Captain" Kirk Douglas.
The Gibson Kirk Douglas Roots SG is announced as a versatile guitar. It is equipped with three '57 Classic humbucker pickups that can be split via the push/pull tone pots for single-coil sound. Other new feature on this guitar is a ring located around the TogPot switch, that allows for controlling the middle pickup volume.
The guitar also features a vibrola and the "Lyre" tailpiece is engraved with "Captain" nickname and two roses. You'll also find Kirk Douglas' signature on the back of the headstock.
- Mahogany body
- Set-in mahogany neck with oversized SG rounded shape
- Ebony fingerboard with 22 frets, 12" radius and acrylic Block inlays
- Nut width: 1.695"
- Scale length: 24.75"
- White binding
- Grover Keystone tuners, 14:1 ratio
- Tune-O-Matic bridge and engraved Lyre tailpiece and vibrola
- Three '57 Classic humbucker pickups
- 2 volume, 2 push/pull tone controls, 3-way pickup switch with center pickup volume control ring
- Golden hardware
- Multiply white pickguard
- Nitrocellulose Vintage Cherry finish
- Gibson hardshell included with Kirk Douglas signature
US MSRP is $2498. Full details are available at www.gibson.com.
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