not here, check the specs, it says Tune-O-Matic: https://www.gibson.com/Guitar/CUSZJG839/Les-Paul-Custom-w-Ebony-Fingerboard-Gloss/EbonyThey list all their bridges as being ABR-1, even on their USA products, despite the fact that they are not traditional ABR-1 bridges
As you seem to love the look of it (how does it play?), can you live with the "lie" (or maybe perceived, as I read later)? As was also mentioned, parts are changeable... I'd have a hard time giving up a guitar I loved the look and feel of. Will the next one be as nice?This is one of the best looking new Customs I have played. I got a great deal on it. It was advertised to have a mahogany top and mahogany body and neck like a 57 reissue Custom. I love the aged binding and yellowed split diamond. The yellowed split diamond is gorgeous in person, kinda hard to see the color in pics. It looks like an early 80s aged color.
The problem is that it was also advertised to have a abr1 bridge which it doesn't and Custombucker pickups which it also doesn't have. I am having a hard time deciding what to do about it. It's brand new from a big dealer. I could return it but it's beautiful. Here are some pics:
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They don't know how long it will take Gibson to send the pickups. They are estimating a couple weeks.So you sent it back. The Custombuckers will please you. I myself prefer the Nashville bridge, just because it's easier to intonate, but that's just a quibble. Absolutely beautiful instrument! Did they say how long to get it back?
The guitar plays great, but I didn't have it long enough to get broken in. I did like the feel of it and the set up was very good for a new guitar. I didn't feel like I had to adjust anything. I usually like very low action and this one was lower than all my other Customs with no fret buzz at all. So the fretwork was impeccable.As you seem to love the look of it (how does it play?), can you live with the "lie" (or maybe perceived, as I read later)? As was also mentioned, parts are changeable... I'd have a hard time giving up a guitar I loved the look and feel of. Will the next one be as nice?