Fender lap steel dating

In total, Slash has collaborated with Gibson on twelve signature Les Paul guitars...

Exceptionally fine conditions for a 40 year-old instrument, really "near mint".

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The original circuitry shows potentiometers date February '56, paper capacitor, intact solder-joints, three way CRL selector switch and Switchcraft jack-socket.

However, when he wants a specific sound for some parts, he sometimes plays with other guitars such as Flying V, Explorer, Stratocaster or Telecaster. Rich Mockingbird ("You Could Be Mine", "The Alien", "Sucker Train Blues"), Gibson EDS-1275 ("Patience", "Knockin' On Heaven's Door"), Guild Crossroads ("Neither Can I", "Back And Forth Again", "Back To The Moment") or Travis Bean 1000 ("Bad Obsession", "Rusted Heroes").

On stage, from the early 1990s, Slash mainly played with Les Paul Standard and particularly two 1987 models that he brought on tour with Guns N 'Roses, Slash's Snakepit and Velvet Revolver. Since 2010 and his solo tours, Slash decided to mainly use his signature Les Pauls.

Gorgeous sunburst finish in excellent condition, just some belt-buckle wear and fading of the red beneath the right arm, and a few scratches and dings on the body edges (all shown in pictures), but I'd conservatively rate this guitar's condition as an Excellent plus.

in excellent working order and look great, no hidden flaws or holes whatsoever.

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