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    Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tuners!

    Our very own Rick Norman has provided the attached reference materials for all of you vintage Gibson fans - amazing detail, only available here on the LPF! Thanks Rick!



    Gibson Vintage Electrical Components: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/electri...ectricals.html


    Gibson Vintage Kluson Tuners: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/tuners/kluson_ref.html


    Gibson Vintage Grover Tuners: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/tuners/grover_ref.html
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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Beautifully presented material.

    Thanks for putting it up Gentlemen.

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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Excellent!

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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    This is an incredible resource. Thanks Rick!!
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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    oh ya. i live for this stuff. grovers are a bit of a mystery.. until now! i have a couple paf sets new in the box. with everyone converting the grover upgrade(yes upgrade) on old les pauls back to klusons i suppose their are drawers full of these sitting waiting for me to corner the market on melody makers and juice things up

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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeSlub View Post
    Our very own Rick Norman has provided the attached reference materials for all of you vintage Gibson fans - amazing detail, only available here on the LPF! Thanks Rick!



    Gibson Vintage Electrical Components: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/electri...ectricals.html


    Gibson Vintage Kluson Tuners: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/tuners/kluson_ref.html


    Gibson Vintage Grover Tuners: http://www.rickn-guitars.com/tuners/grover_ref.html
    very cool references. Thanks for posting!

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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Thank you for posting this, I have been wanting to find more info on the 50's wiring - this is more than i hoped for!
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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Really cool reference docs, many thanks for sharing Rick.

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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    This is a cable from a 1974 Les Paul, Sunburst with Original Humbucker. It also has a 2 strand weave. So this was used at least until then. Great documentation, Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    GREAT addition!! Thank You Very Much Rick!!
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    Re: Very cool reference material - vintage Gibson electronics, Kluson and Grover tune

    Here's a couple of shots of the inside of a guitar I got recently - are these caps typical of mid 50s?




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