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Old 01-11-2017, 04:40 AM   #1
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68' Custom

I've been in somewhat of a lost quest trying to find a replacement for my early 69 custom that I sold last year for whatever stupid reason. Well I think I found it.




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Old 01-11-2017, 08:46 AM   #2
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Looks cool! However I guess the price tag bites..
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:13 AM   #3
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Re: 68' Custom

...Oh My God..... that is like a picture of my dreams.....
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I'm seriously gassing for a LP Custom '68 Reissue VOS; if you know a single motive why I shouldn't, please, PM me!
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Old 01-11-2017, 10:11 AM   #4
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Yaaaasssss!!!!!!!
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:40 PM   #5
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Eyes watering; choked up a little...
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:00 PM   #6
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Re: 68' Custom

What is the serial number?

Pot date codes?


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Old 01-11-2017, 02:03 PM   #7
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Re: 68' Custom

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Looks cool! However I guess the price tag bites..
Hopefully adjusted for NON original tuners.

Should be metal tulip keyed Wafflebacks.









BEAUTIFUL LPC though!!
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Hopefully adjusted for NON original tuners.

Should be metal tulip keyed Wafflebacks.









BEAUTIFUL LPC though!!
They are Waffles but the changed tips, ill fix that later.
4 Figures so I'm happy.
I must say it is different from my early 69, my 69 had a one piece and body but the dish, sound, and binding on this 68 is worlds different - feels just like a 58 custom I played with a slimmer neck. 51XXXX series.
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Old 01-11-2017, 10:49 PM   #9
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Re: 68' Custom

I got one of these , made late summer. 68. It sounds so magnificent. Notes ring out clearer than any other Les Paul I ve owned . Including two 50's GTs I once owned . I can play it for hours and not want to stop.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:14 PM   #10
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Nice, very nice. Love the checking and patina...
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Old 01-12-2017, 12:08 PM   #11
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Re: 68' Custom

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They are Waffles but the changed tips, ill fix that later.
4 Figures so I'm happy.
I must say it is different from my early 69, my 69 had a one piece and body but the dish, sound, and binding on this 68 is worlds different - feels just like a 58 custom I played with a slimmer neck. 51XXXX series.
Well, there were only 433 of them shipped that year. So you got a very rare piece. I had one of the first ones. A really clean example from the original owner. Loved it. The pickups growled. Was not a big fan of the fretless wonder frets. But it was a super cool guitar that sounded great.

Unfortunately, I only made one demo video of that guitar before I eventually sold it. Check it out below; the gold reflector knobs were original, special ordered by Les Paul himself with three other guitars just like it for a promo of the reintroduction of the guitar at a big store in Canada:

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Old 01-12-2017, 12:24 PM   #12
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That is lovely.
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Also from Germany highest regards for this Beaty...NICE!!!!!!
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Old 01-13-2017, 07:41 AM   #14
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Re: 68' Custom

From the Netherlands too ! beautiful !
HNLPCD !

I still NEED a black LPC myself.
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Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!

Congrats, HNDG and play her in good health!

We could use a nice vintage BB, so if you're so inclined, post some pics of her here too:

http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/showthread.php?t=248323


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Re: 68' Custom

VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY nice guitar.

Rare as hell too.

I could live with the tuners as is. In the 50's, that's how they did 'em so it doesn't look out of wack to me.
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Sexy !!!
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Re: 68' Custom

Love it!!!!
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What is the weight?
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Re: 68' Custom

How'd I miss this? Killer score! Congrats!
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