Gibson 1958 Les Paul


If this instrument does not exist, it is no exaggeration to say that modern music is not born, and it is not an exaggeration to say that it is not an exaggeration to the electro guitar 'Gibson Les Paul.

Since I was born in 1952, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Duan All-Man, Mike Bloomfield, Gary Moore, Randy Rose, Slash, Koichi Matsumoto, etc., etc. The legendary musicians of the

Since its launch, it is characterized by the age by repeating specification changes and temporary release, etc., but this time we will focus on the original rare Gold Top Les Paul. Even just watching, please watch a gem overwhelmed by its presence.

1958 Gibson Les Paul

Allman Brothers Band's Dickey Betts Betto '58 years proud of '58. Completed of so-called gold top. Body Back is a general natural back and dark back such as guitar of this time, and the dark back is rare. Toggle switch plates, escations and jack plates also have a black part specification individual and are rare items. In the body color that mixes and applying bronze (precious metal) powder to lacquer painting, the vintage gold top color tone is excellent.

HOLLYWOOD (Aoi), White butterfly shellfish in the head penetration. Rod cover is very beautiful but it can be confirmed that the "roll mark" that occurs when processing the plate at that time is confirmed. This individual is the Lespol model logo disappears

 Body back is no exception, Mahogany One Piece Body. Body and Back are also finished in dark brown.

Body top maple material is crushed by matte gold coating, but it is not correctly unacceptable, but usually 2 to 3 pieces, and many of the six pieces of maple material are built. Gold color is slightly green, the paint at that time is coating the bronze powder into the lacquer paint, so the bronze of the paint is oxidized to produce a deep-top coloring of a deep top top. .

A robust set neck structure is mentioned as a major feature of Gibson's original Respol model. At the time of the 1952 release, the neck joint angle was once, but from 1953 changes to 3 degrees. The normal set neck structure is performed by cutting the neck end of the neck end to the body than the body, and the Gibson's choconan has kept the same thickness as the neck heel. "Zara attachment" has not been established. As a result, the bonding surface of the body and the neck can not be wasted and wasted. Excellent sustains that are also strongly strength of Respol are born from such places.

The angle of the head is 17 degrees from the release of 1952. Gibson's neck tree take is wooden in a way that tilts wood grain, which makes the intensity to make a straightening head from the easy-to-break head from the head to the back of the nut. Other neck parts are finely disconnected by the wood grain, so there is also an early advantage that the scattering of moisture is fast and the environment is familiar with the environment. This wood transfer method is a very disadvantage and luxurious specification with less neck that can be taken from one square material, but it can be seen with the attitude of Gibson's musical instruments at that time.

Gibson Respol adopts a set neck structure and adjusts the truss rod from the head side. Trust rods are employed by Gibson from the 1920s, and also serves to maintain the strength of the neck softened to wood in addition to the tuning of neck that is original application.

Gold hat knob. A knob that is also adopted in the Respol model from 1955 to 1960. Gold in the middle is coated with the body, and the blonde powder is oxidized to the green color.

 The condenser has a Bumblebee made "Spragu". The pot is made "CTS".Toggle switch is "Switch Craft".

Ted McCard Replacement Tune -o-Mate Bridge. Patent's application is July 5, 1952 Authorization is April 3, 1956, stud bridge / tailpiece used earlier (application January 21, 1955, August 2, 1955) Bridge developed for half a year. Originally, it was filed for Hollow Body Guitar, and the saddle of each string can be adjusted to adjust the fine octave pitch. The material uses a brass saddle on a die-cast base.

It is used for the tail piece, but originally in the Ted McCard-designed application January 21, 1953, August 2, 1955 Stud Bridge / Terpiece. From 1952 to 1954, this stud bridge / tail piece is equipped with Respol. Material is aluminum.

The finger board is designated in the World-based trees in the Washington Convention and adopted Brazilian Rosewood for which import and export is prohibited. A heavywe-welded material compared to a general rosewood, reinforces the soft neck and also produces a firm attack of the core.

Pegs are "Kruson" manufactured by 320VP. A commonly known single line that Kruson letters enter a row in the peg. The shape of the peg button is also referred to as "1 cob" from the fact that one cob is attached to the shaft. Plastics are brown and have become brown and are increasing (very easy to break).

The set neck joint is insert joints that are inserted to be more than half the pickup. Naturally, there is no name for deep insert joints at this time, and this was a natural specification. Earn strength by extensively making the joint surface of the joint, and can directly reflect the vibration of the neck and the vibration of the body. Although it is a commonly used method, the height of the degree of completion of the Respair instrument itself is heard by the system established from this time.

Hambacking pickup mounted in the Respol model from 1957. Pickups by Cess Rubber and Walter Fuller Development, Patent Application, June 22, 1955, July 28, 1959. In general, this pickup, called PAF, is coming from "Patent Applied for" '(patent application) decals. According to the Cess rubber, the wire has a 42 of AWG (that the prototype has a # 32 of AWG), and the number of coil tans is about 4,100 to 4,200, and the magnet has Arnico V (in the 50's It is difficult to obtain, and it is also possible to use Arnico II and III). The color of the bobbin was originally black, but it is possible to use white and black white bobbins when black materials did not arrive. According to the Cess Rubber, the pick-up cover is designed on the premise that this pickup is attached to the German Silver cover. Pickup Cover is a material of 80% in German Silver Nickel Silver. There are many musicians who remove the pick-up cover to change the response of high frequency, so bobbin colors are also important in mania.

Solid guitar serial from 1952 to 1960, the first one digit is the last digit of the year and the following 4 to 5 digits are the number. Since this individual is "8 1116", it can be judged as a Respol manufactured in 1958 1,116.