Gibson RD Custom (Rare 1978) - $1800 (Tulsa)


condition: good
make / manufacturer: Gibson
model name / number: RD Custom

The Gibson RD series solid body electric guitars were launched in 1977 as a complementary range to Gibson's 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 (25ý" as opposed to the more usual 24þ"), maple-bodied, and with state-of-the-art pre-amplified (active) electronics. At the time Gibson was owned by Norlin who also owned Moog Music. The active electronics were designed by Bob Moog, shortly before he left his own company.

RD Custom 1977-79
The Custom featured active circuitry with a switchable bright mode. The electronics consisted of a 9v battery powering a circuit board smaller than the artists, but still of significant size, accessible from the back cover. No passive mode.

I've owned this guitar for 30 years and rarely play it so it's time to let it go. Buy a guitar that's truly part of Gibson History.

This guitar has increased in value 11%/yr and will continue to go up so you are not only buying a great guitar it's a great investment.

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