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Gibson L6 S 70's AS IS Needs work

Sold ! This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-18)
Price : US $255.99

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This here is a 70’s L6-S. As you can see it needs some serious love. When it was in one piece I rarely put it down. I bought it from the Guitar Gallery in New Hampshire around 1996/1997. It played and sounded awesome. Some people like to talk trash about the 5-way selector but there are tons of tones available if, like me, you enjoy using different pedals and amps. The bridge pick-up is a replacement I do believe, but that’s the way it came when I bought it so I can’t tell you more.

So what happened? (Lesson 1#: ALWAYS use strap locks). Strap popped off guitar at a gig; guitar hit the cymbal stand at a bad angle and snap! I had it professionally repaired and had another 2 years of sonic bliss. Apparently the luthier used the same type of epoxy they use on airplanes to ensure the glue job was solid. That’s the grey junk on the back of the headstock.

So how did it break again? The one time I didn’t pack the van (I had the flu) an inebriated band mate thought it was a good idea to lay all the guitars down first and then pile the amps on top (Lesson 2: an SVT bass cab should not rest atop guitar cases).
Needless to say I was heartbroken. I’ve kept the guitar all these years for 2 reasons: 1) thinking that I would eventually get it fixed again and 2) to remind me of the perils of rock and roll excess. But I’ve decided to let it go and move on.

If you are handy at repairs or know someone who is then bid away! She’s a great guitar. I hope she finds her way into a loving and less tumultuous musical home. If nothing else you get some electronics, pick-ups a

Sold ! This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-18)

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