Gibson Les Paul 53/60 conversion:
The first part of the Conversion was done 1973, when
an unknown luthier set the neck angle to correct specs.
pigment on back and sides of body and neck, a thin nitro lacquer burst
over the three piece blister maple top.
Vintage Groover tuners,
Lindy Fralin PAF's, unpotted, weaken AlNiCo 2
magnets, 7.2K neck, 7.9K bridge.
All parts are correct time pieces from GM
Restorations, Victoria BC.
Original parts from 1953: Toggle switch, pointers for
controls and output jack.
The pots are all from 1973, the resistors are 1960's.
The restoration 2009 was done by John Brown Guitar
Factory, with installation of
the parts, pickups, a 1959 nut and a minor stress
crack neck repair.