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Do we like 1974 Les Paul Customs?


Active member
Mar 11, 2016
for metal or harder rock - are the stock '74 [era] pickups good/strong enough to cut, and still let my amps [early JCM, Fortin, Engl, Mesa Rev.F] do the heavy lifting ? prefer to let the amps lift vs. overwound p/u's.

gotta say that 70's tobacco look is the look, even over black/ebony - which is my #1 stage unit ['01 R68 custom authentic w/ throbaks]. old wood good.

Yep. They are probably T- tops. Good to go.