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Unread 08-08-2012, 09:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

I really hate to sell this, but just bought an R8 so it has to go.

1988 Les Paul Custom, Tobacco sunburst, I'm in the process of putting it back to stock. Gibson HB-L bridge pickup and Shaw neck pickup that were stock and will be back in it, as well as the black speed knobs (I'm keeping the reflectors!). Ebony fretboard, nashville bridge, gold hardware.

The top on this one is flawless. Very glossy and looks brand new. It has to be one of the cleanest tops I've seen on a custom in a while. Three piece maple top. I pulled the pickguard off and filled the holes with some wood filler, but you can easily screw it back on. I do not have the original case, but it includes a brand new Road Runner hardcase with gray interior. Frets are in great shape, no dings or scratches that I'm aware of. The back has some almost like smudges on it in certain places, but nothing serious.

$3200 OBO via paypal. Not looking for trades on this one because I need the cash for the R8.

PM me if interested.

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1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst pictures by scottsmith6565 - Photobucket


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Unread 08-08-2012, 10:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Damn that is sweet!
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Yep, that is a very pretty guitar
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Very nice!
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Really reconsidering selling this one. Might have to sell some other ones instead...
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Can't decide bump. Open to offers.
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No trades? You sure?
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No trades? You sure?
Really need the cash to pay for the R8, but PM if you've got something in mind.
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Bump.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

My old guitar. I can vouche for it. It plays amazing. Hes only the 3rd owner. Its super clean and plays like a dream. Good luck i hope it finds a good home with a forum member here
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

This is so beautiful I'd consider letting go of my 57 Jr for it...mabye...sorta.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Whats the neck profile on this one?
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Whats the neck profile on this one?
If I had to guess I'd say between an R9 and R0. I don't think it is overly slim IMHO. I think it is very comfortable personally, but that is subjective to player preference.
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Bump.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Bump for a beautiful LPC!

Wish I had the cash!

Best wishes to you for a quick sale!
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Bump for a beautiful LPC!

Wish I had the cash!

Best wishes to you for a quick sale!
Thanks man! Let's try this...
Price drop $3000.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

nice !
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

This is so tempting.
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This is so tempting.
Make me an offer man!
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Make me an offer man!
I would but I'm about to rejoin the 68 Reissue club. If it wasn't for that I'd be all over this.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

1988 LP Custom bump!! I have one too.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

Whew!!! Nice guitar!! GLWS!
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Bump.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

You seem like a more Heritage Cherry guy...lol

Funny because I'm more of a Tobacco burst guy myself
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You seem like a more Heritage Cherry guy...lol

Funny because I'm more of a Tobacco burst guy myself
It's exactly the opposite man! Not a fan of the cherry sunbursts.
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Re: FS: 1988 Gibson Les Paul Custom Tobacco Sunburst

10.2 lbs. on the digital bathroom scale.
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Price drop $2900.

Anyone?
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I don't care for the overly clowny ones, but mine is tolerable
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This is an awesome deal. Someone snatch this up. What a beauty
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