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Brian Ray SG Standard w/Bigsby
A Sleek SG for 'Sir Paul's' Right-Hand Man
Crafted to classic lines, this artist-spec SG combines toneful 57 Classic and Burstbucker pickups with versatile coil splitting, Bigsby™ vibrato with Vibramate™ for easy mounting/removal, and unique Silver Fox looks.
Species Wood: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Binding: None
Average Weight (body only):
Materials Used
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Body Contour
Carve: SG Standard
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Truss Rod: Yes
Profile: Brian Ray SG
Thickness at Fret 1: .800"
Thickness at Fret 12: .900"
Other Materials:
Average Weight:
Peg Head
Type: Holly veneer
Inlay: Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Head Veneer also has Holly Inlaid
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: .600-.625
Type: Long neck tenon
Adhesive: Tite Bond
Gauges Used: Pitch and Alignment Gauge
Style: 6/6
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687"
Slots: E: .13716 cm / 0.054"
A: .10414 cm / 0.041"
D: .04826 cm / 0.019"
G: .0381 cm / 0.015"
B: .03556 cm / 0.014"

e: .03048 cm / 0.012"
Wood Species: Solid Indian Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.687" @ nut, 2.44" @ end of board
Scale: 24 3/4"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Tortoise
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Aged Nitrocellulose
Dimensions: Large: 2.921 cm x 1.7018 cm / 1.150" x .670" Small: 3.937 cm x .6096 cm / 1.550 x .240"
Average Weight: .75 lbs / .340194 kg
Silver Fox
Color Code: SF
Surface Texture: Wet Sanded, Lacquer finish
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose
Scraped: yes
Classic Tones and Custom Features in an Artist-Grade SG Standard
Through years of performing and recording with Sir Paul McCartney as well as sharing the stage with a veritable Who's Who of legendary artists, Brian Ray has forged a major place in contemporary music. The 2015 Brian Ray SG Standard combines this first-call guitarist's preferred specs with classic SG features, Burst Bucker and 57 Classic Plus pickups with push-push coil splitting, a genuine Bigsby™ vibrato with Vibramate™ for easy mounting and removal (extra stopbar and tailpiece studs included in case pocket), and a unique Silver Fox finish in thin wet-sanded nitrocellulose lacquer to create a stunning signature guitar you'll want to make your own.
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Burstbucker 1 57 Classic Plus
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5000/5200 5250
Material of Wire (gauge): #42 Enamel #42 Enamel
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.7 cm / 23.5"
Slug Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480" .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480"
Magnet Material: Alnico III Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.1965 cm / 18.975" 58.36 cm / 22.975"
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125" 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125"
Cover: Nickel Nickel
ResistanceDC: 8.0k 8.5k
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Tuning Keys
Style: Reissue Kluson Deluxe Green Keys, Single Band
Material: Nickel Plated Steel
Weight: 3.6 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 12:01
Gear Type: Closed
What is allowable turn: 1/4
Plating specs: Nickel Plated Stamped Steel
Part numbers: 130-430-14832/14833
String Dimensions
E: .11684 cm / .046W
A: .09144 cm / .036W
D: .06604 cm / .026W
G: .04318 cm / .017P
B: .03302 cm / .013P
e: .0254 cm / .010P
Style: ABR-1
Material: Nickel Plated
Plating Specs: Zinc Surrounded by a die casting alloy for casting flow-Nickel Plated
Part number: 130-430-10161
Weight: .0637 kg / 2.25 oz.
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.1778 cm / 0.070"
A: 0.13716 cm / 0.054"
D: 0.1016 cm / 0.040"
G: 0.0635 cm / 0.025"
B: 0.0508 cm / 0.02"
e: 0.0381 cm / 0.015"
Style: Bigsby B5 w/Vibramate
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 130-430-11847
Included: Extra lightweight aluminum tailpiece and tailpiece studs included in the guitar case when shipped.
Output Jack
Style: 1/4"
Jack Plate
Style: None
Part Number:
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs:
Part numbers: 130-430-19150
Pick Guard
Style: SG Standard w/b/w
Part Number: 130-430-12679
Truss Rod Cover
Style: White
Part Number: 130-430-19382W
Style: Black top hats w/Silver inserts
Part Number: 130-430-19200/201
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: White
Part Number: 130-430-19748
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: White
Part Number:
Switch Washer
Style: Black
Part Number: 130-130-19295
Trim Rings
Style: Black
Part Number: 130-430-13851/130-430-13852
Style: SG Standard
Color: Black
Strap Locks:
COA/Other: COA