Ibanez 70's Les Paul

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by manfromoz, May 23, 2011.

  1. manfromoz

    manfromoz Member

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    hi there!
    I own one of these , bought it 30 years ago.They called it a Deluxe 59'er
    has anyone else seen / played these?
    just wonderin.....
     
  2. Jef Bardsley

    Jef Bardsley Member

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    They used that designation for several models. I had one that was like an LP Studio with no binding, bolt-on neck, and the pickup covers had oval openings to expose the bobbins. Flimsy neck, killer pickups. I still use the pickups. ;)
     
  3. shane8

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    i had 1 - bolt neck - pretty cool guitar as i recall
     
  4. sidekick

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    I had an Ibanez LP copy, (bought new) in the early 70's which appeared based on a humbucker LP Custom Black Beauty.... Gold hardware but no pickup covers.... Set neck. It looked very cool, played and sounded fine. Not too heavy either.

    Could only afford one guitar at a time back then and it was a nice guitar. Swopped it for a new Musicman Sabre 2 on rather a whim. No particular reason, just fancied a change.
     
  5. karma1

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    I didn't have that exact model, but I had a 77 Ibanez Les Paul Custom copy. It was an excellent guitar with some of the best sustain ever.
     
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