The B&G Step Sister is a Private Build model handmade in B&G's workshop in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
The Step Sister is the mean girl in the family. Based on the Little Sister design, it features a longer neck with 22 frets, a fret-16 neck joint, and a solid headstock with Waverly tuners and a Maple veneer. The hardware is nickel-plated brass.
The heel is designed for fast and easy access all the way up to the 22nd fret. A vicious rock machine.
Body thickness: 1.75" / 4.45cm
Body length: 17.2" / 43.7cm
Body width: 13" / 33cm
Back wood: One-piece African Mahogany
Top wood: Figured Maple
Tailpiece: B&G Nickel-Plated Brass
Bridge: B&G Nickel-Plated Solid Brass ABR
Pickguard: Nickel-Plated Brass
Tuning Machines: Waverly
Strings: Ernie Ball 0.10-0.46
Nut width: 1.68” / 42.8mm
Fret 1 Thickness: 0.89” / 22.6mm ( slim option: 0.86”/21.5 mm )
Fret 12 Thickness: 0.98” / 24.9mm ( slim option: 0.95”/ 23.5 mm )
Scale length: 24 3/4”
Fingerboard radius: 12”
Neck Joint: Fret 16
Neck wood: Honduran Mahogany
Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
Fretwire: Width 0.080”, Crown 0.050”
Neck shape: B&G Soft 'V'
Truss Rod: One way traditional spoke wheel nut
Pickups: B&G Hand-Wound Unpotted P90s
Potentiometers: CTS 500k
Toggle Switch: Switchcraft 3-way
Wiring: 50's Style
Total Weight: 6.7 - 8.2 lbs / 3200-3700 gr
Total Length: 38.9" / 987mm