Want a guitar that matches your destructive playing style? The Gibson Flying V Tribute 2019, Satin Ebony takes the iconic V design, dips it in black, and equips a set of super-hot humbuckers to deliver powerful tones and looks.
Gibson's slim taper neck profile is also added. This lets you comfortably reach across the entire fingerboard with ease. The hardware is designed to enhance the Flying V Tribute's capabilities, improving string sustain and tuning stability. You too can deliver the same tones and performance as some of the most iconic guitarist in rock, including Jimi Hendrix, James Hetfield (Metallica), K.K. Downing (Judas Priest), and many more.
The V-shaped guitar has become synonymous with rock and metal guitarists around the world. With is unique shape lending itself to its destructive tones - increasing anyone's stage presence.
First released in 1958 to add a more futuristic aspect to the Gibson brand, the Flying V only gained popularity in the mid-60s. It then later become popular in the heavy metal scene due to its aggressive look.
The Flying V has been used by many notable musicians, including Judas Priest's K.K Downing, Metallica's James Hetfield, The Kinks' Dave Davis, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Jimi Hendrix, and even blues icon Albert King.
The 2019 Flying V Tribute is constructed from a mahogany body and matching neck, with a classic rosewood fingerboard. This results in a comfortably weighted instrument that won’t cause strain after long playing sessions. The selection of tonewoods also enhances the overall tone with a warm, resonant character.
The neck also features a 44mm slim taper profile. This design is perfect for reaching across the entire fingerboard with ease and doesn't compromise the neck's durability or stability. Its frets have also been cryogenically treated, extending their durability for a longer lifespan.
The set of Dirty Fingers + pickups are replicas of the famous super-hot humbuckers that Gibson introduced back in the 70s. These pickups use three ceramic magnets to deliver an incredible amount of power. This lets you punch through dense mixes with ease – all without compromising your guitar's original tone.
Its overwound yet unbalanced coils deliver plenty of power and sustain. With its adjustable pole pieces letting you fine tune the output for each string to suit your paying style. The Dirty Fingers + have also been fully wax potted to help eliminate any unwanted noise for a clean performance.
The Flying V Tribute is finished off with a selection of high-quality components, providing you with a strong and stable instrument that will handle all walks of life. Gibson's own Nashville tune-o-matic bridge lets you easily adjust the string action and intonation range with ease. Simply adjust its mounting rods to set the perfect height and screw in or out the saddles to set the intonation.
A set of Grover's Rotomatic machine heads provide excellent tuning stability. The additional tektoid nut also enhances string stability. It self-lubricates to help eliminate friction, which can usually cause tuning problems. The nut material also increases the Gibson's harmonics and sustain, creating a more rich and detailed tone.
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