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Gibson Kirk Hammett Flying V
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Gibson has recreated the 1979 Flying V played by Kirk Hammet and offers it in two very limited editions.


150 copies of the Gibson Custom Kirk Hammet Flying V will be produced. They will be aged, and 50 of them signed by Metallica’s guitarist.



  • 1-piece mahogany body
  • Maple/mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets, pearloid dot inlays
  • 12" radius
  • 1.562" nut width
  • 24–3/4" scale
  • 70"-style round tip headstock
  • white truss rod cover with gold “Gibson”
  • Schaller M6 chromed tuners
  • Chrome-plated brass modified Tune-O-Matic bridge with stop bar tailpiece
  • White 4-ply BWBW pickguard 
  • 2 EMG 81 pickups (neck) and 1 EMG H pickup (bridge) with ceramic magnet
  • 2 volume controls, 1 tone control
  • 3-way switchcraft with cream plastic tip
  • Nitrocellulose Ebony Aged finish
  • Custom Shop hardcase included



The signed version is priced at $9 880, and the unsigned Aged version at $7 527. More details on www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/Flying-V/Gibson-Custom/Kirk-Hammett-Flying-V.aspx

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