les paul gibson custom 1961 (original ?)

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  1. pinefd

    pinefd V.I.P. Member V.I.P. Member

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    Isn't that how they're supposed to be done? :naughty: :thumb:

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    Frank
     
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  2. cristi tanasescu

    cristi tanasescu Senior Member

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    Did you finish that 61 SG , Frank?


    Looked like a really cool project, gold sg standard..:thumb:
     
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  3. pinefd

    pinefd V.I.P. Member V.I.P. Member

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    I'm not personally doing it, but yes, it's in the works! :thumb:

    I'll be sure to report back, once it's done.


    Frank
     
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    newbie3 Junior Member

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    A belated thank you for all your advice.
    I have passed on all the stuff I have learnt to my friend
    and he will try and sell it, probably at auction
    Thanks again
    Chris
     
  5. Richard L

    Richard L Junior Member

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    Tuners are original. Trap button is not!, All pickups are not original (the must have been PAF's in 1961-62), bridge should have nylon saddles.
    The neck repair and fixed tailpiece will drop the price.
    If it plays good and sounds good, you should pay about 2500$ max.
     
  6. Kris Ford

    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    That's a Standard, this posted SG is a Custom..:shock:
     
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  7. Richard L

    Richard L Junior Member

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    Pickups must be PAF's (up to end '63 the gold plated PAF's were used on Customs, the PAT NO's are seen in a nickel plated version on '62 standards)
    Pots are not original.
    Strap button is not original, so is the truss rod cover.
    Tuners are definitely original. Grovers were used on customs, Klusons on the standards.
    Grovers are the only tuners that Gibson used on their custom models from 57.
    I own a SG custom from 62!
     
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    skydog Senior Member

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    I'd play it!
     

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