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Gibson Les Paul Custom Black 1978 (s538)


SKU: GLPCUSBLK78-1286146

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Body: Maple cap on a mahogany body

Neck:Maple neck with a “C” profile, 1 11/16” wide nut, ebony fretboard, 12” radius, and block inlays

Pickups/Hardware: Grover tuners, two Original Pat. No. embossed humbuckers (rated at 7.3 kOhms in the neck and 7.5 k in the bridge), three-way pickup selector switch, independent volume and tone controls (’78 pot codes)

Cosmetic Condition: My oh my is this one pretty Les Paul! the top has a good smattering of finish swirling, as well as a fair amount of dings, scuffs and scratches for a guitar of this age. The back and sides show a nice patch of buckle rash, as well as a fairly standard amount of dings, scuffs and scratches. The neck is glossy and smooth, though there is a small finish scratch behind the 10th fret. The headstock has a small amount of edge wear along the crown and a few scuffs and scratches on the face. The footprints of the original tuners can also be seen clearly. This road warrior is ready to rock!

Playability: The strings are nice and low, play great, and ring out clearly across the board.

Modifications/Repairs: The tuners have been replaced. It looks as though the pickup covers may have been removed for a period of time.

Weight: 10lbs 6oz

Case: Original hardshell

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