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1974 Les Paul Custom Reissue
The Custom That Rocked The '70s!
$7,299
This popular evolution of the Custom returns with '74-spec construction, versatile humbuckers, top-of-the-line appointments, and three classy finish options.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3
Grade:
Binding: Multi-ply
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Density:
Binding: Multi-ply
Weight
Weight Relief: 1/2" slot
Average Weight (body only):
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: 1974 Les Paul Custom
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 3
 
Details
Truss Rod: Yes
Profile: 1974 Les Paul Custom
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.8
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.96
Other Materials:
Average Weight: .453592 kg / 1.25 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: Holly veneer
Inlay: Pearl Split Diamond
Peg Head Binding: Multi-ply
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 14 Degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Volute
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: .600-.625
Type: Long Tenon
Adhesive: Hide Glue
Gauges Used: Pitch and Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: 6/6
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687"
Slots: E: .13716 cm / 0.054"
A: .10414 cm / 0.041"
D: .04826 cm / 0.019"
G: .0381 cm / 0.015"
B: .03556 cm / 0.014"

e: .03048 cm / 0.012"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Ebony
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.28498 cm / 1.687" @ nut, 5.6896 cm / 2.062" @ end of board
Scale: 24 3/4"
Binding: White
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Block
Material: Pearl
Dimensions: Large: 2.921 cm x 1.7018 cm / 1.080" x .875" Small: 3.937 cm x .6096 cm / 1.375 x .155"
Average Weight: .75 lbs / .340194 kg
Finishes
Ebony
Color Code: VOEB
Surface Texture: Wet Sanded, Lacquer finish
Filler: Natural
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Top:
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Scraped: Yes
Wine Red
Color Code: VOWR
Surface Texture: Nitro Cellulose Finish
Filler: Natural
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Top:
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Scraped: Yes
Classic Vintage White
Color Code: VOCVW
Surface Texture: Wet Sanded, Lacquer finish
Filler: Natural
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Top:
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose lacquer
Scraped: Yes
A Stunning Re-Creation of a Hugely Popular Les Paul Custom
The choice of world-beating rock stars like Lindsey Buckingham and Randy Rhoads, the evolution of the Les Paul Custom that arrived in 1974 is an all-time classic. The 1974 Les Paul Custom Reissue brings it back in intricate detail, including the period-correct three-piece maple top and solid mahogany back with ½-inch slotted weight relief, period-correct plastics and hardware, and two Alnico Super 74 humbucking pickups. Block markers, ebony fingerboard, split-diamond inlay on a multi-ply bound headstock–it's all there, in your choice of Classic Vintage White, Ebony, or Wine Red VOS finish.
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Super 74 Super 74
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 4700-5000 4700-5000
Material of Wire (gauge): #42 #42
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.7 cm / 23.5"
Slug Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480" .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480"
Magnet Material: Alnico III Alnico III
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.1965 cm / 18.975" 58.36 cm / 22.975"
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125" 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125"
Polarities:
Cover: Gold Gold
Qfactor:
ResistanceDC:
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Gold Schaller M6 with #2 Buttons
Material:
Weight: 3.6 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 41990.50069
Gear Type: Closed
What is allowable turn: 0.25
Plating specs: Gold Plated Stamped Steel
Part numbers: 130-430-14114
 
String Dimensions
E: .11684 cm / .046W
A: .09144 cm / .036W
D: .06604 cm / .026W
G: .04318 cm / .017P
B: .03302 cm / .013P
e: .0254 cm / .010P
 
Bridge
Style: ABR With Thumbwheels
Material: Zinc Surrounded by a die casting alloy for casting flow
Plating Specs: Gold Plated
Part number: 130-430-10160
Weight: .0637 kg / 2.25 oz.
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.1778 cm / 0.070"
A: 0.13716 cm / 0.054"
D: 0.1016 cm / 0.040"
G: 0.0635 cm / 0.025"
B: 0.0508 cm / 0.02"
e: 0.0381 cm / 0.015"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Lightweight Aluminum
Plating Specs: Gold
Part number: 130-430-11739
Weight: .0311845 kg / 1.1 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4"
 
Jack Plate
Style: Gold Les Paul
Material: Gold Plated Steel
Part Number: 130-430-19459
Weight: .0141748 kg / .5 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Brass
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 130-430-19321
Weight: .0141748 kg / .5 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: 1968 Les Paul Custom multi-ply
Part Number: 130-430-12184
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: 1968 Les Paul Custom
Part Number: 130-430-19080
 
Knobs
Style: Black Witch Hats w/gold Volume and Tone inserts
Part Number: 130-430-19231/130-430-19232
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Reissue Black
Part Number: 130-430-19808
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Reissue Black
Part Number: 130-430-19809
 
Switch Washer
Style: Thick/Blk/HS Gold
Part Number: 130-430-19295
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black
Part Number: 130-430-13851V/130-430-13852V
Accessories
Case
Style: Les Paul
Color: Reissue Brown with Pink Fur Lining
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual:
COA/Other: COA