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Kirk Douglas Signature SG




The Captain’s Classy SG

As the guitarist with The Roots, the beloved house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC, “Captain” Kirk Douglas has developed a well-earned reputation as a stellar player. His guitar collection includes several Gibson models, but arguably the sexiest is his three-pickup Gibson™ SG™ Custom, which is now commemorated in the new Kirk Douglas signature SG from Gibson USA. Featuring non-locking Keystone tuners, a mahogany neck and body, rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and large block acrylic inlays, a Graph Tech® nut, ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic™ bridge and Kirk Douglas signature “Captain” Lyre Tail Vibrola tailpiece, black Top Hat knobs with metal inserts, and three BurstBucker™ humbucking pickups.

Like the Captain himself, the pickups and controls . . .

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Body Style


Body Shape


Body Material


Body Finish

Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer



Scale Length

628.65 mm / 24.75 in

Fingerboard Material


Fingerboard Radius

304.8 mm / 12 in

Fret Count



Medium Jumbo

Nut Material

Graph Tech®

Nut Width

43.053 mm / 1.695 in


Acrylic Blocks


Glued in


Nickel on Inverness Green-finished model – Gold on Ebony-finished model


Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic™


Kirk Douglas signature “Captain” Lyre Tail Vibrola

Tuning Machines

Nickel Keystone on Inverness Green-finished model – Gold Keystone on Ebony-finished model


White 5-ply on Inverness Green-finished model; Black 5-ply on Ebony-finished model

Control Knobs

Black Top Hats with Silver inserts on Inverness Green-finished model – Gold inserts on Ebony-finished model

Switch Tip

Cream on Inverness Green-finished model – Black on Ebony-finished model

Switch washer

Black with Gold lettering

Strap Buttons

2 – bottom and behind heel

Pickup Covers

Nickel on Inverness Green-finished model – Gold on Ebony-finished model

Neck Pickup

BurstBucker™ 1

Middle Pickup

BurstBucker™ 2

Bridge Pickup

BurstBucker™ 3


Master Volume, Master Tone, plus individual Volume controls with push/pull coil splitting for each of the three pickups

Pickup Selector

3-way toggle

Output Jack


Strings Gauge

.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046



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