Gibson RD Standard technical information

Schematics & parts lists

Technical resources useful in the repair and maintenance of Gibson RD Standard guitars.

Schematics

The RD Standard, being completely passive, had a vastly simpler circuit and control layout to the Custom or Artist models - following the traditional Gibson dual pickup arrangement of the SG or Les Paul, it had a three-way pickup selector switch (front/both/back) with a volume and tone control for each. Simple but effective. The potentiometers used are listed as parts 70028 and 70035 -300kΩ and 100kΩ respectively. See summary here). The original schematic is reproduced below.

Gibson RD Standard schematic

Parts Lists

Components, with Gibson part numbers, as fitted to the RD Standard guitar.

Gibson RD Standard parts list

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