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68 lp custom specs


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Jun 28, 2021
The lower one will have 45th week of ‘67 pots and the brown caps are original, the same kind found in countless other Gibson’s in late ‘67.
I know this from having owned about 14 early ‘68 LP Goldtops and Customs with these caps, and all had that specific harness date- a point of note also is the PAT No humbuckers in these early ‘68 LP Customs were ‘63 era red wire versions, or what you might call a ‘Post PAF PAT NO’, so not the early maroon wire PAF spec, nor the later orange Poly wire spec, but exactly what you’d find in a ‘63/‘64 SG or 335 etc so arguably ‘Old Stock’, and sound far superior to the T Top most assume these came with.

Awesome info here for 68 LPCustom owners. Having searched for details of these guitars for a long long time, these kind of under the hood pick up details are GOLD! Many thanks to Jumping@Shadows and my search for information on my 68 is now over.
( I realise these pup details may or may not apply to my guitar ).

Good luck everyone .... Cheers Rudee.