Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst 1978

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst 1978

Vintage

Description & Specs

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 visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "D" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .82" (1st fret), 1.00" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece maple neck with bound rosewood fretboard, trapezoid inlays, and headstock volute. The back of the headstock has several open screw holes from previously installed tuners; there are two extra holes underneath the B and E tuners which have sheared-off screws.
Electronics: Original Gibson mini-humbuckers with embossed patent numbers, and original wiring harness with 3-way toggle, metal shield, and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pickups have 1978 date stamps. and the pot codes date to 1978 as well.
Pickup Measurements: 6.3k (neck), 6.4k (bridge)
Hardware: Original
Weight: 10lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: The guitar had other tuners installed at one point with a different mounting screw pattern; the original tuners are currently installed.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar is quite clean for its age; the finish is glossy with light scratches and a few scattered dings/chips. The pickguard and other plastics have some small blemishes, and the back of the body has moderate buckle rash. There is some finish wear on the neck, mostly along the sides of the fretboard, and the back of the headstock has open screw holes from previously installed tuners.
Serial Number: 70518555
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s, and the truss rod is adjustable. The frets are wide and low with minor wear. The electronics codes and serial number all date to 1978.
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