This Gibson Flying V Custom shares all of the same feature of the standard Flying V Custom, including the ebony fretboard, multi-ply binding, and 490R/498T pickup set. As is easily seen it has one major difference. The top is done in a red sparkle finish. This isn't the first sparkle finish Flying V that Gibson has done, but it's our favorite of all of the ones we've seen.
The guitar is set up with a 10-46 set of strings and has low fast action with no buzzing. The pickups deliver the sparkling cleans and grinding overdriven tones one would expect from a guitar based on the Les Paul Custom.
The finish is in overall excellent condition, but there is a small scratch on the back of the neck near the headstock and a few other very light scratches around the back and sides. There is also a small amount of finish clouding and some scattered stray sparkles on the back. The back of the headstock is stamped "MOD".
Weight - 8.0 pounds
Nut width - 1.69 inches
The original hardshell case, certificate of authenticity, and warranty card are included (2 year playability warranty provided by Gibson).
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Body Material - 2-Piece Solid Mahogany
Binding - Multi-ply
Weight Relief - None
Finish - Nitrocellulose Gloss
Neck Material - Solid Mahogany
Neck Profile - Medium C-Shape
Scale Length - 24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material - Solid Ebony
Fingerboard Radius - 12"
Number Of Frets - 22
Frets - Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material - Corian
Nut Width - 1.69" / 42.85mm
End of Board Width - 2.24" / 56.89mm
Inlays - Mother of Pearl Block
Neck Joint - Long Tenon
Hardware Finish - Gold
Tuner Plating - Gold
Bridge - Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece - Chevron
Tuning Machines - Grover Kidney
Pickguard - Black Multi-Ply
TrussRod - 2-way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover - 2-Ply Black/White
Control Knobs - Black Speed Knobs
Switch Tip - Cream
Jack Plate Cover - Black Multi-Ply
Strap Buttons - Brass
Mounting Rings - Black M69
Pickup Covers - Gold-Plated
Neck Pickup - 490R Humbucker
Bridge Pickup - 498T Humbucker
Controls - 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots
Pickup Selector - 3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack - Switchcraft