Gibson RD Standard

Solid bodied electric guitar

The Gibson RD Standard

The Gibson RD Standard was the only instrument in the RD guitar range with passive circuitry, but it still had the extra-long 25 1/2 " scale solid-maple set-neck construction.

Note the rosewood fingerboard. The RD Artist typically had maple or ebony; the Custom, maple.

Available 1977-1979
Pickups Series VII humbuckers.
Active / Passive Passive
Scale 25 1/2"
Body Maple
Neck Laminated maple. Rosewood fretboard with dot markers. Unbound.
Width at nut 1 11/16"
Frets 22
Hardware Schaller tuners, tune-o-matic bridge and stop tailpiece. Nickel plated throughout.
Finishes Natural, Tobacco Sunburst and Walnut.
Notes Two volume, master treble, master bass controls. 3-way pickup selector.

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