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Gibson Les Paul Standard R8

£2,999.00 £2,850.00

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 Gibson Les Paul Standard R8

Here we have a lightly used 2010 Gibson R8 complete with its case and all the case candy. It weighs in at 8.6 llbs which is bang on and probably quite hard to find.

It has all the features you would expect with no wear to the frets or board. The nickel hardware has aged nicely giving it a very authentic look.

Some manufacturer blurb

The 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue features all the painstaking historic construction methods of the famous ’59 Reissues with a few historically-accurate spec differences that allow it stand on its own. Like the 1958 originals, it has narrow frets which help more of the fingerboard wood to be heard in the tone profile. It also has a round, chunky neck profile for a full feel and maximum bending leverage. And finally it has a beautiful plain maple top; each is unique and full of character. Available in a variety of classic sunburst shades.

ody

Body Shape
Les Paul
Top
2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
Back
1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
Binding
1-Ply Royalite
Weight Relief
None
Finish
Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck

Material
Solid Mahogany
Profile
Chunky C-Shape
Scale Length
24.75″ / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material
Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius
12″
Number Of Frets
22
Frets
Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
Nut Material
Nylon
Nut Width
1.69″ / 42.85mm
End of Board Width
2.24″ / 56.89mm
Inlays
Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Joint
Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

Finish
Nickel
Tuner Plating
Nickel
Bridge
No-Wire ABR-1
Saddle Material
Nickel-plated Brass
Tailpiece
Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines
Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
Pickguard
Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
TrussRod
Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover
Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs
Butyrate Gold Top Hats
Switch Tip
Amber Catalin
Switchwasher
Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Jack Plate Cover
Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Control Covers
Black Royalite
Strap Buttons
Aluminum
Mounting Rings
M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Pickup Covers
Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

Electronics

Neck Pickup
Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup
Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Controls
CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector
3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack
Switchcraft

Please contact the shop for all details

01844 261447

phil@philsvintageguitars.com