- Brand: R9
- Model: R9 Gibson Les Paul
- Year: 1959
- Condition: Excellent
- Street: 1000 Hunters Crossing Dr #203
- City: ELYRIA
- State: Ohio
- Country: United States
- Zip/Postal Code: 44035
- Expires: 51 days, 2 hours
1959 R9 Gibson Les Paul Historic Make Over With Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard and Real Nitro Relic Finish and Built With Hide Glue
Basically.. This is a Gibson R9 2011 LP Neck. 1960’s Brazil, 1950 inlay installed, bigger more correct truss rod….Body is OLD Honduran Mahogany (30-40 years old), Old (in private stash) maple flame top. Long Neck Tendon off coarse.
Lightweight guitar and is solid wood not weight relieved. 9lb,8oz
VERY DARK Brazilian Board from the early 60’s. Jescar
6105 stainless frets
Fretboard material came from a stash that belonged to a wood hoarder since the early 60’s. Educators Lumber who supplied most of the high school wood shops around the US is where the wood came from originally, sold it to the hoarder. Pre-ban era!!!
Vintage truss rod construction. Replaces the very soft rod that Gibson uses in their guitars now
Pots are a calibrated set of CTS pots with Luxe .022 Bumble Bee Caps.
Pickups are a custom set of Brandon Wound Double White PAF Relic Pickups
Steel Stoptail bushings not factory cast ones
Non-wire Gibson ABR-1 and Lightweight Stop Tail
Single Line Kluson relic brand tuners which are more realistic to originals
More correct vintage 50’s volume and tone knobs (in color and look)
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