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jonah65
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Post by jonah65 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:10 pm

looks fantastic :D

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Post by ibicus » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:02 am

Peter Mac wrote:Hi Ron,

This is indeed an LS-70-GT from very late 1981. The Model Year 1982 began production usually around October 1981. The serial number is from very late 1981 ( 1014000) as they finished around 1016000.
This was the only LS model to have an 18deg headstock pitch but poly lacquer instead of N/C. Interestingly this model was sold with a OHSC as part of it's retail price 84,000yen, the same as LS-80 and above Models. LS-60 and LS-50 were not.

Congrats

Peter
Always a pleasure to read your posts ! Your knowledge about those guitars is awesome Peter !

Ron S
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Post by Ron S » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:23 am

Thanks for that info Peter Mac :-)

Appreciate the knowledge!

I'm really enjoying the guitar, I changed out the Gibson pups that someone had replaced and put in some Bare Knuckles. Sounds better than any Gibson I've played!

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