#2
standards better ( u can tell by the price tag) because they'll be using better quality wood, and the pickups are better. There is a noticable difference, but its not the endo f the world getting a special instead. They're both really good guitars. You can get a Standard fora decent price, i got mine for 340£ off ebay because they spelt it wrong Hope that helps :S ?
#5
Special only sells well because of a fancy gamma charged ray gun in the back of the guitar to crush all those who oppose you.

But seriously - it's just a way companies make good guitars more affordable. A bit like when Fender sold out the strat design to everyone.
#6
I don't know any other difference than the bridge pickup.
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#7
^correction, pickup without the plural.
the neck pickup is the same.

Oh and some people say the neck on a special is thicker... but the Gibson site has some confusing information about this. According to their datasheets the Standard and the Special and Special Faded all have the same neck thickness! I don't really understand this, though I'm yet to play a Standard...
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#8
The neck on the special is soooo sweet...
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