Originally Posted by GretschWretch
If the shape is what you are really after, why not consider an Epiphone long-scale EB-3 and then change the electronics out? The few SB-450s I have encountered had "blah" tone and BAD dead spots. I was put off them immediately.
This.....I own a 65 SG Special and several Epi SG 400's and a Korean Epi T Bird bass.
The Epi's are really solid overall imo, especially for the money.
Some of the vintage EB-3's are not outstanding at all, same with vintage SG guitars!