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Derek Trucks Signature SG 2015
World–renowned artist's tone
$2,399
All the specs a great artist demands, with superb tone and standout looks.
 
Body
Body
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Grade: Ultra low
Binding: None
Weight
Average Weight (body only): 1.86 kg / 4.1 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: A Solid mahogany body has the most sustain with specially tapered bevel body chosen by Derek
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Wood Selection Scale
Body Grade:
Body Contour
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: SG
Profile: Slim Taper™ DT
Thickness at Fret 1: 20.32 mm / .800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 22.73 mm / .895"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 544.31 gm / 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP–2
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The mahogany slim taper neck provides a sleek platform for fast playing and the mahogany adds a rich tonal quality ,the special shape was taken from Derek's favorite SG
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3.5 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Classic
Material: TekToid
Width: 4.305 cm / 1.695"
Slots: E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"

e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.305 cm / 1.695" @ nut, 5.704 cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: From 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17" to 6.096 mm x 39.624 mm / 0.24" x 1.56"
Average Weight: 117.93 gm / 4.16 oz
Wood Selection Scale
Fingerboard:
Neck Profile
Finishes
Vintage Red Stain
Color Code: VE
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Faded Red
Sealer: 1–1.5 mils
Top: Faded Red Filler
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7–8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 57 Classic 57 Classic
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250 / 5250 5250 / 5250
Material of Wire (gauge): 42E 42E
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel Plated Steel Nickel Plated Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel Plated Steel Nickel Plated Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico #2 (smooth) Alnico #2 (smooth)
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19" 58.7375cm / 23.125"
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5" 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Chrome plated Chrome plated
Qfactor: 5.95 5.95
ResistanceDC: 7.92k ohms 7.92k ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2450 Hz 2450 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Classic humbucker tone with matched bobbin windings for vintage humbucker tone with enhanced highs.
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Non–Linear 500K Non–Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0–500K 0–500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/– 20% +/– 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500K Non–Linear 500K Non–Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0–500K 0–500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/– 20% +/– 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm
  .022 uF .022 uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage keystone
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 18:01
Gear Type: worm gear
What is allowable turn: +/– 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430–14062 / 430–14063
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR
Material: Zamak base
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430–10510
Weight: 53.86 gm / 1.9 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.4732mm / 0.058"
A: 1.2192mm / 0.048"
D: 0.9652mm / 0.038"
G: 0.7112mm / 0.028"
B: 0.4826mm / 0.019''
e: 0.3556mm / 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 82.21 g / 2.9 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430–19160 / 430–19160E
Weight: 4.0 gm / 0.14 oz
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: black and white bell hot stamped white "Derek Trucks "
Part Number: 430–19858
 
Knobs
Style: Black Volume and Tone top hat silver insert
Part Number: 430–19200 / 430–19201
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Stainless steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge Protection
Part Number: 380–12210
 
Switch Washer
Style: Black hot stamp gold
Part Number: 430–19295
 
Trim Rings
Style: Humbucker black
Part Number: Low 440–13884, High 440–13851
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
 
Manual: Gibson USA Owner's
COA/Other: None
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