1978 Yamaha SG2000

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  1. Wendigo

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    This is my favorite guitar. Best guitar sound I have ever heard, better than my Les Paul Custom and Classic, not comparable to a Strat tone-wise anyway so, yeah....love this thing! She's 42 years old by now.

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    Sexy for 42...ROCK ON!:cheers:
     
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    Yamaha music division builds great quality guitars.
    Their semi-hollow bodies are well spoken of, and I'm seeing more people grabbing those SG's!
     
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    I liked Santana's Yamaha tone better than his PRS days
     
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  5. Wendigo

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    I agree about Santana's tone, though I'm not really a fan. I just like this guitar on it's own merits.
     
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    very sweet guitar. often over looked as a tone machine.
     
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    Always wanted one of these but I know there on the heavy side. They don't exist in my local CL area.
     
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    Jethro Rocker Well-Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Fantastic! I'd love to find one of those babies. Beautiful guitar!

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    The Les Paul I own now is because the guy who had my guitar before (the Les Paul) bought a Yamaha SG2000.
    That was 1981 and I remember he got the SG2000 because the guitarist in Stiff Little Fingers played one.
    Great Guitar! (But I have loved having the Les Paul ever since).
     
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    DSC01149.jpg That is the best LP ever
     
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    guzzis3 Well-Known Member

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    I thought they had always been sought after/well thought of ? I remember back in the late 70's early 80's people speaking very highly of them.

    I've never seen a lefty though...

    OT: Does anyone know what the guy played in sniff and the tears ? Drivers seat, the lead sound in that is epic....and I've never been able to peg the guitar...
     
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    I love them. SG2000 is in my bucket list.
     
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    Yamaha it's a great brand. They do really high end instruments at very good price.
     
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