NGD: 1977 Gibson Les Paul Pro

J_Euphoria

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Hey y'all! I got a special one here. I've been itching for a Les Paul with P90's. I was leaning on either getting a Junior or a Special; funny how I ended up not choosing either of them. The moment I stumbled upon this beauty, I knew that I had to have it.

I've always gravitated toward the Norlin-era Les Pauls. I love how heavy they are! This one is a little lighter than my 1980 Standard, but not by much.

It's all stock! The TP-6 Tailpiece is pretty sweet.

IMG_5926 by J Euphoria, on Flickr

IMG_7329 by J Euphoria, on Flickr
The P90 pickups kill! The bridge pickup growls, and the neck pickup howls.

IMG_3284 by J Euphoria, on Flickr

IMG_0587 by J Euphoria, on Flickr

Thanks for checking it out! Cheers!:cheers2:
 

Neffco

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The pros are a rare breed and yours is a more rare finish. They made more Ebony pros than any other. Seems like they should get a lot more love with the P90s but the cork sniffers don’t care for the upgraded neck valute. Yours should be a solid mahogany body where mine is a good ol pancake.
 

J_Euphoria

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The pros are a rare breed and yours is a more rare finish. They made more Ebony pros than any other. Seems like they should get a lot more love with the P90s but the cork sniffers don’t care for the upgraded neck valute. Yours should be a solid mahogany body where mine is a good ol pancake.
You got it right on the nose! I love the neck volute, and you're absolutely right about the solid mahogany body. Cheers!
 

HardCore Troubadour

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there's nothing rare about Pros....that was most all that was produced in Nashville in 1975, ebony fret-boards were standard on them.

That is a nice piece, congratulations.
 

Neffco

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there's nothing rare about Pros....that was most all that was produced in Nashville in 1975, ebony fret-boards were standard on them.

That is a nice piece, congratulations.
They may not have been rare at the time but they don’t pop up for sale much anymore. Especially un molested.

I played mine last night at the bar. Sustain for days. Kinda made my 2016 trad sound inferior.
 


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