The DL models were Vantage’s Les Paul style models. They are the closest successor to the Japanese VLP Spirit. The altered Les Paul body shape was likely inspired by the Ibanez Performer.
Specifications Data

Body Solid Nato body with arched top
Neck Set-in Nato neck w/ scarf joint
Vantage headstock
Mother of Pearl Vantage inlays
14o headstock pitch
Fingerboard Rosewood fretboard w/ acrylic block inlays
Scale length 24.75″
Number of frets 22 frets
Binding: Triple-ply body (front) and headstock
Single-ply body (back) and neck
Electronics Two ceramic humbuckers
3-way switch
2 Volume, 2 Tone
Hardware Gold hardware
16:1 ratio lubrictaed, die-cast tuning machines
Triangular truss rod cover
Wide fish shaped truss rod cover (1996-1997)
Black speed knobs
Tune-O-Matic style bridge w/ stopbar tailpiece
Finishes BK – Black
In production 1991-1997

Catalog of 1996


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(The guitars may have been modified by it’s owners over the years…)