Incoming....78 Les Paul Custom

Discussion in 'Norlin Years' started by Eternal Scar, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Eternal Scar

    Eternal Scar Senior Member

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    Just pulled the trigger on this mint 78 LPC.I have been looking for a long time for one as clean as this one and the wait was worth it.Cool footnote for me it was built on my wife's birthday.Now the hard part...the wait!! Here are a few of the seller's pic more to follow when it's in my hands.
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  2. David Mccarroll

    David Mccarroll Senior Member

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    wow ..... that's beautiful!
     
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  3. Donal

    Donal ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Premium Member

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    wow that`s a beauty :thumb:

    Congrats and HNGD :applause:
     
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    bblooz Senior Member

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    Congrats man! Can't wait to hear your first-hand report and see fresh pix of your new axequisition with your rig.
     
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    brianbzed Senior Member

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    Wow! Beautiful! looks like it was never even played!
     
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    tazzboy V.I.P. Member

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    Very nice looking LP
     
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    Progrocker111 Senior Member

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    Wow, what a beauty! :cheers: Looks like in nearly unplayed condition. The refret is very interesting for such condition
     
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  8. KV242

    KV242 Junior Member

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    Very nice! Congrats. Can't wait to see and hear more about it!
     
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  9. Phusion974

    Phusion974 Senior Member

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    Congrats!

    Had this on my watch list on Ebay.
    Great deal for this guitar.
     
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  10. DarrellV

    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! -NPM Premium Member

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    I was wondering about that myself.... mine just came back so its still fresh on my mind...
     
  11. Who

    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    It's so nice.

    That nice, and the refret..... makes me think it was made for Les Paul himself.
     
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  12. Eternal Scar

    Eternal Scar Senior Member

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    Story on the refret is original owner did not like the low "fretless wonder" frets so he had it refretted.
     
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    bobby-dazzler!
     
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    jojo Senior Member

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    NICE !
     
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    dyrhee Senior Member

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    Wow! Fantastic! I just bought a very clean '77 custom a few months back, and yours looks even better. Enjoy!
     
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    69 Goldtop Senior Member

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    How about a gratuitous control cavity pic?
    Should have untouched solder joints.
     
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    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Hot damn!!! Thats a beauty,man!!!
     
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  18. mudface

    mudface Senior Member

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    These are awesome guitars.
    Yours is spectacular!
    I have owned my '78 since 1980 and I have loved it ever since. Great score.
     
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  19. Eternal Scar

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    Ironic that this came on Les Paul's birthday.I could not be happier with this guitar.The pictures do not do it justice.
     
  20. DarrellV

    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! -NPM Premium Member

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    They almost never do, unless, of course, you are @Dilemma
     

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