Gibson Flying V T Electric Guitar, Ebony (2017)

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Product Ref: 79280

  • Includes Gibson's Classic Flying V Hardshell Case
  • Dirty Finger Humbuckers Deliver Powerfully Aggressive Tones
  • Mahogany Body and Neck Offer Warm Characteristic
  • 22 Fret Granadillo Fingerboard Produces Sonic Depth
  • Grover Machine Heads Provides Excellent Tuning Stability

Gibson Flying V T Electric Guitar, Ebony (2017)

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The Gibson Flying V T Electric Guitar delivers a rocking tone and look that takes after the iconic instrument that was played by Jimi Hendrix, Lonnie Mack, Dave Davies and many others. With a stunning design that was a head of its time, the Gibson Flying V's mahogany body and neck provide sweet tones with lusciously warm characteristics, giving the guitar plenty of depth to accommodate a range of musical styles. Its granadillo fingerboard provides an incredibly bright response, with an enhanced natural sustain that lets each not ring out without losing its tone. The Grover tuners, Tektoid nut, and aluminium bridge provide the guitar with excellent string response and tuning stability, while the bridge and stop bar combination provide a powerful sustain and precise intonation. Finish off with a set of Gibson's dirty finger humbuckers producing powerfully aggressive tones, the 2017 Flying V is the perfect instrument for any musician wanting the quality of a Gibson with the pure aggression and power of a rock and metal guitar.

Product Ref: 79280

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Aggressive Tones, Legendary Looks

The Flying V is a rock and blues icon played by legendary artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, Lonnie Mack, Dave Davies and others, with a radical design that was way ahead of its time when first released in 1958. While it is widely used in heavy rock and metal, the Flying V 2017 T is much more than that, too. Its super-fast neck, effortless upper-fret access, comfortable shape, and natural sustain also making it perfect for a broad range of other styles, from jazz to blues, grunge to prog-rock.

Dirty Fingers Humbuckers Deliver Iconic & Aggressive Tones

The Flying V 2017 T captures every nuance of the original styling, and delivers tones that match its iconic and aggressive looks thanks to a pair of roaring Dirty Fingers humbuckers, which are among the most powerful pickups Gibson has ever produced. . These Gibson pickups are extreme-output units designed for more of everything, and deliver the critical union between power and dirt which is perfect for heavy rock and metal. Each pickup is equipped with a 4-conductor lead and is wax-potted to eliminate undesirable microphonic feedback. Controls include two volume, one master tone, along with a toggle switch for simplified control.

TekToid Nut For an Enhanced Tone

The 2017 Flying V T features a TekToid graphite nut, which offers increased harmonics in the middle and upper frequency range perfect for a rich and detailed tone. TekToid Graphite is the best high-tech cure for eliminating undesirable friction within the nut, which can cause tuning problems. It is the ideal choice for a guitar nut, as it has excellent conductive qualities, which overall benefit a guitar’s tone and sustain.

Chrome Tune-O-Matic Bridge & Stop Bar

As with many of the new Gibson models, the 2017 Flying V T also features an Aluminium Tune-O-Matic bridge. This type of bridge is an extremely popular fixed bridge due to its stability, reliability, comfortable playing position and impressive sustain. Adjusting the string action and intonation is extremely simple with a tune-o-matic bridge, as you simply adjust the height of the bridge with the mounting rods to alter the action, and screw the bridge saddles in or out to achieve perfect intonation.

Added Accessories

As well as this stunning instrument, the Gibson Flying V T is complete with a Classic Gibson Flying V hardshell case, along with a premium leather strap, Gibson’s multi-tool, and a polishing cloth, providing you with the perfect package for any level of player.

Features

  • Dirty Fingers Pickups Produce Iconic and Aggressive Tones
  • Includes Gibson’s Classic Flying V Hardshell Case for Portability and Storage
  • Flying V Slim Taper Neck Profile Offers a Comfortably Smooth Play
  • Grover Kidneys Machine Heads Offer Quick and Easy Tuning
  • Aluminium TOM Bridge and Stop Bar Create Excellent String Resonance
  • A Lightweight Mahogany Body Offers the Ultimate Comfort
  • Mahogany Neck and Granadillo Fingerboard Deliver Strong Midrange Attack
  • Includes Premium Leather Strap, Gibson’s Multi-Tool, and a Polishing Cloth

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series: Core T
  • Style: Flying V
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Aluminium Tune-O-Matic w/Steel Thumbwheels
  • Tailpiece: Aluminium Stop Bar w/Steel Posts
  • Construction: Set-In
  • Finish: Ebony

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Profile: Flying V Slim Taper
  • Width: 1.695"
  • Fingerboard: Granadillo
  • Scale Length: 24.75”
  • Frets: 22 Polished
  • Nut: Tektoid
  • Heel: Traditional
  • Inlays: Acrylic Dots

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Dirty Fingers Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Dirty Fingers Humbucker
  • Controls: 2x Volume/1x Tone/1x Toggle Switch
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Kidneys
  • Control knobs: Black Top Hats w/Silver Inserts
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Case: Classic Gibson Flying V Hardshell
  • Accessories: Premium Leather Strap, Gibson’s Multi-Tool, and a Polishing Cloth