Gibson RD Artist electric guitar R D
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-10-13)
Price : US $1,325.
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This is a fantastic vintage Gibson RD Artist electric guitar (serial# ). It is all maple with ebony fingerboard and comes with two bridges. Guitar had recent setup, the neck is straight and plays with low action. It still has the all the original active electronics that work great. The guitar comes with coffin case.
Things to be aware of:
-headstock couple of knicks (note pics)
-dent on body has been professionaly fixed, not noticable when playing (note pics)
It's a unique guitar with a unique sound.
Here's what Wikipedia has to say about the RD:
The Gibson RD series solid body electric guitars were launched in 1977 as a complementary range to Gibsons existing guitars. They were designed to be brighter sounding than the existing models (such as the Gibson Les Paul or Gibson SG) and as such were longer scale (25 1/2' as opposed to the more usual 24 3/4'), maple-bodied, and with state-of-the-art pre-amplified (active) electronics. At the time Gibson were owned by Norlin who also owned Moog Music. The active electronics were designed by Bob Moog, shortly before he left his own company.
RD Artist 1977-82 The best known RD, the Artist featured active circuitry with switchable bright mode, compression and expansion. No p
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-10-13)
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RICK BURKE said...
I PAWNED MY PERFECT SPECIMEN AND IT STILL BREAKS MY HEART ANYONE SEEN IT? IT HAS A LITTLE SILVER JESUS ON THE HEADSTOCK