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Gibson Releases Two More Robot Guitars

Gibson is launching two more Robot Guitars -- a Les Paul and an SG

Nashville, TV (April 10, 2008) -- Gibson is giving customers another chance to buy its Limited Edition Robot Guitar -- this time in both Les Paul and SG styles. The original Robot became instantly known as a major industry innovation as the world''s first self-tuning guitar.

Since only 4000 customers got to enjoy the original December 7, 2007, launch, Gibson decided to produce two more models. Due to large demand by customers, the company made an SG model to match the original Les Paul design. Both the Robot SG Special LTD and the Robot Les Paul Studio LTD are available now at Gibson.


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Body StyleLes PaulSG
Scale Length24 3/4"24 3/4"
Number of Frets2222
Width at 12th Fret2.2602.260
InlaysWhite Acryclic TrapezoidWhite Acrylic Trapezoid
Fingerboard BindingWhiteWhite
Neck Pickup490R490R
Bridge Pickup498T498T
Control Pocket CoverSmoked Acrylic Backplate, Black SwitchplateSmoky Transparent Acrylic
Toggle SwitchWhiteWhite
Toggle Switch WasherWhite HS SilverBlack HS White
Other ElectronicsCharger & Power PlugCharger & Power Plug, Battery Pack
NeckMahogany with 1950''s profileMahogany
Peghead Pitch1717
Neck NutCorian, Pre-radiused: 1.6875"Corian, Pre-radiused: 1.695"
Neck Joint Location16th Fret19th Fret
Head InlayHolly, GibsonHolly
Head BindingWhiteWhite, .075
Truss RodNickel plated truss rod nutNickel plated truss rod nut
Truss Rod CoverB/W BellB/W Bell
Hardware ColorChromeChrome
Hardware Plating FinishChromeCHP
TailpiecePowertunePowertune Stop Bar
Knobs1 Powertune Master Control Knob, 3 Blk TophatsVol/Tone: Silver Insert, Master Control Knob: Silver
TunersPowertune Satin NickelPowerheads w/ Brass Sleeves
Strap ButtonsButt/RimButt/Rim
JackNeutrik on RimNeutrik on Lower Bout
Jack PlateNoneNone
PickguardNoneCarbon Fiber