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1988 Burny RLC-70 Custom Vintage Guitar Alpine White w/ VH-1 Humbuckers, Japan


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Up for sale, a 1988 Burny RLC-70 in excellent condition and in perfect working order. Crafted in Japan under the umbrella of the Fernandez company, Burny has long been celebrated for producing some of the most impressive "lawsuit era" Customs on the market. Tonewoods include a solid mahogany body, carved maple top and a mahogany neck capped with an ebonized rosewood fretboard.

At 10lbs 4oz, this Burny has plenty of natural sustain on tap. Known for their nuance, clarity, and dynamic response, Burny's VH-1 humbuckers are wound at 8.1k ohms, on the hotter end of the PAF-style spectrum, delivering an ideal blend of warmth and articulation. This RLC-70 has been professionally setup here at Mike & Mike’s Guitar Bar with 10-46 strings, low action, and spot-on intonation.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Mahogany
-Shape: Chunky '50s-style C, full shoulders, measuring .870” 1st fret, .985” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Ebonized rosewood, block inlay
-Frets: Slender, light wear beneath the plain strings on frets 1-7
-Scale Length: 24 3/4”
-Nut: 1 11/16”, bone (replacement)
-Tuners: Gotoh, gold keystone buttons

Body Specs:

-Wood: Mahogany, Maple top
-Pickups: VH-1 humbuckers, 8.1k ohms
-Harness: Untouched solder, full-size Japanese pots date to February, 1988
-Hardware: No-wire ABR-1-style bridge and stopbar, gold-plated
-Plastics: Gold speed knobs (replacement), four-ply pickguard

The gloss Alpine White finish has yellowed to a rich cream colored hue, with one "tan line" on the back where a sticker was previously affixed. Cosmetic wear is limited to just a handful of tiny dings on the body as a whole. The neck profile retains its smooth gloss.

A padded softshell case is included.