1973 restored l.p. custom deluxe

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  1. kilroy55

    kilroy55 Junior Member

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    Hey guys I restored this 1973 Les Paul Custom Deluxe...I know....but it was in really bad shape I had it professional y finished....bought all new hardware....except the machine heads.... it plays beautiful just wondering what you think it might be worth. Not that I will ever part with it.....ever. IMG_20131229_200410.jpg
     
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  2. Kris Ford

    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    Also, it's just a Custom..a Deluxe was a lower tier model.
     
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    1981 LPC Senior Member

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    "Just a Custom"? Wtf?
     
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    HardCore Troubadour Senior Member

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    $1400-$1700 depending.....

    you will only get close to the top number in the Norlin section....and then the pups, pots, caps, cavities, TR, headstock, and frets had better be right.

    there's no dispute when looking at how the forums are organized....
     
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  5. Kris Ford

    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    Yeah..JUST a Custom, not Custom Deluxe.

    "JUST" used as that is the model name, nothing else.

    NO slight on the Custom model..dig? :D
     
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    1981 LPC Senior Member

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    Allrighty then. Peace!
     
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  7. kilroy55

    kilroy55 Junior Member

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    ok yeah just a custom...thanks. sorry wrong section...dammm new guy.
     
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    1981 LPC Senior Member

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    Seems to have maple neck, its probably later then 73. :hmm:
     
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    '75/76/77? What's the serial number?
     
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    I'm thinking later than that -- I don't see a pancake stripe. Doesn't look like it's got the super pointy horn of an early '80s model, though... I'm guessing '77-79ish?
     
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    Thanks guys yeah I will post the serial number when I get home I was told 73 but mite be a 76. I don't know.
     
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    Who Who is not here. Please leave a message.... Premium Member

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    It may be time to upgrade your monitor or phone.


    I agree with HCT about the value, though.


    More importantly.... it looks great! Nice guitar!
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Was the bridge moved or are these just anomalies in the picture/image?


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  15. kilroy55

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    The guitar had a Washburn tremilo locking bridge.....it's was ugly. Those are the holes filled....the bridge is back in original location. You can see the other two holes too. IMG_20131227_164519.jpg
     
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    00 122667 that's the serial #
     
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    The 00 prefix in the serial number means it is a 1976 IIRC.
     
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    Cool man thanks I love this guitar so much it plays like nothing I've ever played before
     
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    DarrellV Make the Switch for the Better! Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    Ahhhh, another testimony to the joy of Norlin ownership!:jam:

    Often imitated, but seldom duplicated!

    OP needs to post this in the Norlin count and Norlin love sections!:dude:
     
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    :acoustic:Oooh yeah.....:headbanger:
     

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