Gibson Les Paul Custom Arctic White 1976

Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Les Paul Custom Arctic White 1976

The Richard Fortus Collection

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Solid mahogany body with maple cap
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: Thick C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.80" 12th - 1.00"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Glossy 3-piece maple neck with bound ebony fingerboard. The fingerboard has been removed/reglued, the truss rod has been replaced, and the neck has been refretted.
Electronics: -Arcane humbuckers have been installed -guitar has been completely rewired -original pots and capacitors have been replaced with CTS pots -toggle switch is original -metal jack plate is not original
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 7.79kΩ Bridge - 8.82kΩ
Hardware: Original, strap locks have been installed
Weight: 10 lbs 10 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -fingerboard has been removed and reglued -truss rod has been replaced -neck has been refretted -pickups have been replaced -guitar has been rewired with CTS pots and new capacitors -jack plate has been replaced
Case Details: Original hardshell case has some wear. One latch is broken and the tolex is torn is several places. The "00" prefix in the serial number indicates a production year of 1976.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. There are scratches and dings throughout, a small chip on the neck heel, buckle rash on the back and some finish checking on the sides of the body.
Serial Number: 00122138
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. Frets are tall and show only minor signs of play wear.

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