1978 GIBSON RD ARTIST - TOBACCO BURST / Make an enquiry

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RD Artist
Antique Burst
Excellent 9/10
11 7.5oz

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1978 Gibson RD Artist Bass guitar #72228037. Very good condition. Antique burst finish (Tobacco Sunburst) and an Ebony fretboard. A very clean and all original example. There are only a few marks/dings to the body and the same to the back of the neck and headstock.The neck is straight allowing a great action. The frets are in great shape and the truss rod is fully functioning. The headstock has no cracks/repairs. The original Moog circuitry and pots are untouched. Comes in the original hard case.

This is a superb bass to play with a great range of tones. Maple set neck and body, custom designed active electronics with built in compression / expansion, bright and neutral modes. 3 way pickup selector. 34 1/2 inch scale. Perloid dot inlays and headstock motif. This bass is active with no passive mode. Electronics designed by Moog. Gibson humbucker pickups.

This guitar was made at the Kalamazoo Plant, MI, USA on August 10th, 1978. Production Number: 37.

Fully set up by my technician with a smooth action Weight:11 lbs 7.5oz. Nut Width: 1.598" / depth:0.847" . Width at 12th: 2.180" / depth: 1.018"