2017 B&G Guitars Big Sister Chambered Honey Burst Quilted

2017 B&G Guitars Big Sister Chambered Honey Burst Quilted

Serial Number: 1707049

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From B&G Guitars:
The Big Sister concept was born with the release of the Little Sister guitar. We wanted to apply the same long-lost traditional materials & techniques, which haven't been in use since the early 1960s, along with the unique chambered body design and '50s nitro finish to a bass guitar. 

The guitar is made out of super-light pieces of aged mahogany, with a one-piece body and a one-piece neck. We chose a set-neck construction, a feature that is harder to build, but allows sound to travel back and forth without losing energy. 

We also use traditional glues (hide glue, fish glue, urea-formaldehyde) to minimize the loss of sound frequencies. 

The Big Sister is designed to offer supreme playability, rich sound and versatility. Together with its unique looks and light weight, we wanted the Big Sister to stand out and become a desirable instrument, a beautiful working tool that can fit in the toolbox of any musical genre. On stage, at home, or in the studio, the Big Sister was built to leave a mark. 

BODY

Body thickness : 1.75" / 4.45cm

Body length: 17.3" / 44cm

Body width: 13.3" / 34cm

Back wood: One-Piece Old Growth African Mahogany

Top wood: Figured Maple


HARDWARE

Bridge: Full Brass B&G

Tuners: Gotoh - GB528


NECK

Nut width: 1.62” / 41.3mm

Fret 1 Thickness : 0.87” / 22mm

Fret 12 Thickness : 0.95” / 24mm

Scale length: 34”

Neck Joint: Fret 15

Neck wood: One-Piece Old Growth African Mahogany

Fingerboard: Old Growth Indian Rosewood

Fretwire : 155 / 154 (Narrow Tall / Medium)

Inlay: Pearloid

Neck shape:

B&G soft V

 

ELECTRONICS

Potentiometers: cts500k / cts250k

Pickups: Aguilar Humbuckers (AG 4SD-D1) / Aguilar Single (AG 4SS-D1)

 

 

The guitar has light finish scratches on the body/top and various light dings. The worst is near the bottom of the body and is shown in the last photo. No serious flaws to note. Please message us if you have any questions!

Includes OHSC. 7.7lb