(SOLD) Burny Swanky Spider PSG-55 Pale Pink 2007
Burny Swanker Spider PSG-55, pale pink, made in China 2007. These Swanky Spider models are rad, my understanding is that they popped up briefly in the late 00s as a signature series for an all girl Japanese supergroup that never quite eventuated... details are a little foggy, so forgive me if I'm wrong. This is a take on the classic '61 style Gibson SG. The finish is awesome: it's a sweet gloss shell pink style hue, which is sure to look supremely dope on stage. The 12th fret star inlays and skull on the headstock add a bit of kitsch-goth charm into the mix for good measure. The neck is a moderate profile: not skinny, but not a tree-trunk; it's easy to get along with and well balanced against the body so as not to 'dive' when strapped up. The tone is a growly, dark and immediate take on the classic SG bark: beefy mids and a fat, juicy low end with a tasty subtle treble. It's easy to fall in love with this one, it has so much attitude. Black Sabbath meets Barbie Dreamhouse.
Model: Burny Swanky Spider PSG-55
Made: China, 2009 (serial FG09010366)
Finish: pale pink, 3-ply white guard
Neck: mahogany with rosewood board, 24.75" scale, 15.75" radius
Mods: knobs replaced
Pickups: Fernandes FVH-2002 passive humbucker x2
Cosmetic condition notes: minor finish wear. The headstock has some dimples on the end and some light scuffs on the front around the posts. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, minor dimples on the back only. The back has widespread light scuffs around the whole body, no major marks. The sides have some dimples in the elbow area and some minor scuffs near the jack. The front has a dent on the back edge near the jack, some scuffs around the knobs, tailpiece and elbow area, as well as some play wear on the guard and horns. Overall: very good condition (8/10)
Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, both truss rods work. The frets have minor wear only, 9/10 for fret life left. Electronics all tested and working properly. No headstock breaks. Wearing fresh 45/105 Moonshiners strings.