Gibson Les Paul Sunburst 1978

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in Sunburst with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Les Paul Sunburst 1978


Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Body Details: Mahogany body with maple top

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard

Neck Profile: D

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .78", 12th fret: .99"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Scale Length: 24-5/8"

Neck Details: Three-piece maple neck with ebony center strips. Bound ebony fingerboard with slashed block inlays

Electronics: Lollar low-wind Imperial pickups installed. Original tarback pickups are in the case and are functional. Pots are original and date to 1978. Some wires have been replaced, along with the coil split switch.

Pickup Measurements: Bridge: 4.4K, Neck: 4.3K

Hardware: The tuner buttons and washers have been replaced

Weight: 10 lbs 6.2 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Non-original pickups, coil split switch. Some of the wires have been replaced. The tuner buttons and washers have been replaced

Case Details: Original hardshell case

Cosmetic Condition: A few minor finish dings and scratches scattered throughout the guitar

Serial Number: 73178175

Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and minimal wear on wide, low frets. The neck has a slight twist but sets up well. Serial number and pots date to 1978.