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B&G Guitars Step Sister Private Build Custom Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (SN:1802012)

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B&G Guitars distilled the essential elements that made vintage instruments so special, and added high-functional features to create the Step Sister Series. Handbuilt by B&G Master Builders and selected by Sam Ash Guitar Specialists, this Step Sister Custom offers the perfect mixture of tradition and innovation with unparalleled tone and playability. The Step Sister is a versatile tonal platform that's ideal for rock, Americana, jazz, and blues guitarists with a discerning taste for fine instruments.

Handbuilt by B&G Master Builders, Selected by Sam Ash Guitar Specialists
Each and every aspect of the all Step Sister models – from tonewoods, finishes, pickups, and more – are all carefully chosen to ensure that each model is truly unique. As with the rest of the B&G Guitars in our collection, this Step Sister Custom in particular was selected by our team of guitar experts because of its amazing sound & playability, its premium build quality, and its gorgeous aesthetic.

Tradition and Innovation
The Step Sister shares the core elements of the original Little Sister: a one-piece mahogany body, topped with some of the most preciously figured maple tops and the signature B&G brass hardware, cast in-house, that contributes to the lively, resonant voice of the guitars, as well to the stunning looks. The 24-3/4"-scale neck is extended to 22 frets, and the solid headstock is graced by a beautiful ziricote overlay.

Unparalleled Tone and Playability
The Step Sister is the rock sibling to the Little Sister, with its body shape and neck heel redesigned to allow for unrestricted access to the highest frets. Made to deliver true vintage tone, the P-90 pickups are hand-wound in-house, and are unpotted for maximum clarity and airiness.


  • Vintage-Inspired Tone, Look, and Feel in a Top-Class, Individually Built Guitar
  • Lightweight, Chambered Body Construction
  • Supreme Playability with Easy Access to the Highest Frets
  • Hand-Wound P-90 Pickups
  • Proprietary Nickel-Plated Brass Hardware
  • Includes Hardshell Case and Certificate of Authenticity

Get your B&G Guitars Step Sister Private Build Custom Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar from Sam Ash today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Pickguard


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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 24-3/4"
Nut Width 1.68"
Neck Shape Soft "V"
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style Single Cutaway
Neck Type Set Neck
Neck Wood Genuine Mahogany
Fingerboard Ziricote
Body Wood African Mahogany
Top Figured Maple
Pickup Configuration S-S
Bridge Pickup B&G Hand-Wound P-90, Unpotted
Neck Pickup B&G Hand-Wound P-90, Unpotted
Bridge Type B&G Solid Brass Adjustable with Brass Tailpiece
Tuning Machines Waverly with Butterbean Knobs
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features The vintage-sized frets are precisely installed on the fingerboard, using the historic "Rule of 18" (24-3/4" scale), to ensure that comfortable playability that only a vintage instrument is able to deliver.

Traditional Hide Glue for the neck joint, Fish Glue for the frets and Urea Formaldehyde for the top, crystalize like glass when dry, and create a substantially thinner layer between the different parts, granting for optimal string energy transfer, significantly better than modern synthetic glues.

Single rod, one-way truss rod that require a smaller channel in the neck, for improved tone transfer and sustain.
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 7 lbs, 8.1 oz.
Series Step Sister Private Build
Model Step Sister Private Build Custom #1802012
Warranty Info:

Your B&G Private Build guitar is warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser. Pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, brass parts, case and case hardware are warranted for a period of 1 year.

If at any time your B&G guitar malfunctions as a result of faulty materials or workmanship, B&G Guitars will repair the defect(s) or replace the instrument, as it deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

This warranty is extended to the original retail purchaser only and may not be transferred or assigned to subsequent owners. If purchased through one of our dealers, you must register your instrument within 14 days of the purchase.

For additional warranty info, please visit https://bngguitars.com/warranty

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