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This is a 1978 Gibson RD Custom guitar. It has the original Moog circuitry in tact and is functional. It is in great shape for its age! Some minor cosmetic issues, but nothing major whatsoever. It was hard for me to take pictures of these things, but there is a slight scratch on the headstock underneath the bottom left machinehead and there is some worming on the back of the guitar, but again nothing too major.

I just got this back from a luthier friend of mine who completely went through it set the guitar up with D'Addario 11's. The biggest issue is a previous owner drilled a hole in the body to install a switch. This switch was not wired properly. We guess that they were trying to install a polarity switch, but unsuccessfully. We ultimately just unwired the switch and took it off of the body completely. He then wired everything back up properly. Everything works as it should. 

The pickups are unoriginal. They are old school (70s?) Dimarzio humbuckers. Check the pictures for views of the backs of the pups. By the stamps on the back, I am guessing that they are 70s. I am guessing they are PAFs and/or Super Distortion, but I am not sure. The silver covers were wax potted and grounded. In any case, these are desirable pups and sound great.

This also includes the original hardshell case, which isn't in perfect condition (see pictures), but in good shape for the age. Latches all work great.

Thanks for looking and do not hesitate to ask any questions!

Product Specs

Condition:
Good (Used)
Brand
Gibson
Model
RD Custom
Finish
Natural
Categories
Solid Body
Year
1977
Made In
United States
Body Shape
Double Cutaway
Number of Strings
6 String
Right / Left Handed
Right Handed
Body Features
Offset
Body Type
Solid Body

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Wormwood Circuitry
Joined Jan 2015
Portland, OR, United States

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Wormwood Circuitry

Portland, OR, United States
Joined: Jan 2015

1978 Gibson RD Custom Natural w/ Original Hardshell Case ~ Moog!
$1,599
+ $100 Shipping