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I have a 4 piece maple top on this LP. I know they are supposed to have 3 piece maple tops. A luthier friend of mine told me that Gibson had 3 and 4 piece maple tops on the early Norlin LPs. Does anyone know that to be factual?
A 1976 58' reissue explorer or
a 1983 '58 reissue korina explorer?
What are the tonal differences and overall physical differences (other than the wood)?
Where to find either of these instruments for sale, other than ebay?
I have a 70's Norlin era LP Custom, Serial # 127779. The body is a 2 piece mahogany sandwich, with a mahogany neck and ebony fret board. What things can I look for to nail down the "exact" year of manufacture? Part numbers or distinctive body features? Guitar is a cherry burst. Condition is...
Would someone supply me with a picture or information on parts for a 1971 Les Paul Custom Cherry Sunburst?. I am attempting to get this guitar back to stock appearance but can't find any pictures on the WWW. I am in the last stages of restoration.
Would someone out here in the forum please identify my Les Paul Custom for me. The serial number is 127779. The guitar has been refinished(perloid white) and the plating is gold. Heavy as hell.
Thanks to all!
I have a 71 LP Custom, and I just love the sound. The previous owner had the guitar refinished in a perloid white, with raised binding. I want to return the guitar to its original color. Gibson has told me that the 71 only came in ebony or sunburst. Can somebody confirm this? I was going to...
Does anybody know where I can get Volume/Tone witch hat knobs for a '71 Les Paul Custom. They have those little silver disc's on top of each knob that read VOL or TONE respectively. I've tried to get original replacements, but no go.