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Specs for a 1980 LS-120 Reborn Old

 
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duaneflowers
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:46 pm    Post subject: Specs for a 1980 LS-120 Reborn Old Reply with quote

Can someone point me towards factory specs for a 1980 LS-120 Reborn Old... probably discussed before but I couldn't locate anything here in the archives.

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Duane
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hunter
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

one piece back
solid or veneer 2 piece top
18* headstock
lacquer finish
fret end nibs
brass saddles
dimarzio pickups
circuit board electronics
"120" stamped in last fret
double ring tuners

1980 reborn old LS-120 solid top O/S 9lb. ser.00089xx






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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quite some for sale on Yahoo Japan right now eh?

1980 LS-120:
-2 piece center seam maple top with a maple flame veneer (some 120s have a solid top but 1980 is the year with the least chance of finding one)
-1 piece maho back
-maho neck with rosewoord fretboard with fret edge binding, neck thickness on the thicker side of an original average 1959 burst
-'120' impressed on last fret up to serial number 0009500ish, after that oval 120 sticker on the back of the headstock
-18 degree headstock angle, up to 0007400ish Reborn, 0007400-9500ish Reborn Old and after 0009500ish Love rock on the headstock
-nitro finish, most of them in OS, some in CS
-Uncovered double cream DiMarzio PAF pickups
-Tokai PCB board with green chicklet caps in control cavity
-Weight generally in between 8.8-9.1 lbs


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You beat me ti it hunter

Early 1980 LS-120 CS

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one Jacco
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duaneflowers
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome! Thanks for the info guys!!
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