Dating burny guitars
But it has the seriously tough tone more often associated with a way heavier guitar. This LP Custom dating from the early 1980s is a pre-serial number model with a deep polished Ebony finish in great condition.
Apart from that there are few other signs of wear & tear on this 37 year old guitar.
Features – Solid mahogany back A one piece mahogany neck Two piece solid centred maple top Triple binding to top and back Quality Gotoh tulip tuners Rosewood fingerboard Rectangular pearloid markers Thin poly finish Gold plated hardware Fret edge binding High quality L8000 pickups Correct headstock and neck angle Weight is 8.4 lbs The higher end Burny guitars have fret edge binding and most models were finished with a thin polyurethane finish, which is also the case with this particular guitar.
This Burny LP weighs in at 8.4 lbs, which is relatively light for an all solid, non chambered guitar of this design.
Steve Jones from the Sex Pistols has used Burny guitars as has Mike Clark of Suicidal Tendencies, Robert Fripp of King Crimson, Steve Hackett of Genesis, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Duff Mc Kagan in his side project Loaded.
Fernandes/Burny first started cloning Fender and Gibson guitars in the late 1970s and continued through the mid-1980’s, until Fender and Gibson threatened to sue them for trademark infringement.