Epiphone Flying V Prophecy Electric Guitar

Epiphone supercharges this Flying V Prophecy with a set of custom-voiced Fishman Fluence pickups that'll elevate your tone with three wide-ranging voices.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Flamed maple top Premium wood grain with bright, projecting tone
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Tune-o-matic bridge Adjustable action and precise intonation

The Epiphone Flying V Prophecy is part of the reimagined Epiphone Prophecy collection, which features iconic "Inspired by Gibson" body shapes with a modern twist for players seeking to break tradition and set standards in speed, sound, and technique.

Front-and-center is a pair of custom voiced Fishman Fluence pickups that deliver three distinct tones -- a warm "Patent Applied For" vintage humbucker, hot modern humbucker, and a shimmering hum-free single-coil, all accessed by push/pull Volume and Tone pots.

The Flying V Prophecy also includes Grover locking Rotomatic tuners, Epiphone's LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and tailpiece for added sustain, Graph Tech NuBone nut that boosts harmonic content and increases tuning stability, custom binding, Ebony fretboard, jumbo frets, and an asymmetrical SlimTaper neck for comfort and speed. Case sold separately.

- Body Shape: 1958 Flying V
- Material: Mahogany
- Top: AAA Flame Maple veneer
- Binding: Multi-ply
- Neck: Mahogany Prole Asymmetrical SlimTaper
- Nut Width: 1.693" / 43mm
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Scale Length: 24.724" / 628mm
- Number of Frets: 24
- Nut Graph Tech: NuBone XL Black
- Inlay: Custom Block and Triangle Mother of Pearl/Abalone
- Bridge: Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Epiphone LockTone Stop Bar
- Knobs: Knurled Metal - Brushed Nickel
- Tuners: Grover locking Rotomatic
- Plating: Brushed Nickel
- Neck Pickup: Fishman Fluence Epiphone Prophecy Neck
- Bridge Pickup: Fishman Fluence Epiphone Prophecy Bridge
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone - push/pull pots for pickup voice selection
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black Aged Gloss
Shipping Weight: 11.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 21 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EIVYBAGBNH1
Blemished, Black Aged Gloss
Shipping Weight: 11.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 21 x 5 in
Yellow Tiger Aged Gloss
Shipping Weight: 11.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 21 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EIVYYTABNH1

In order to continually improve the design, quality, and performance of Epiphone's products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Epiphone reserves the right to change specifications without notice.

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-4GIBSON
Web: https://www.epiphone.com/en-US/Support/Contact

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted July 16, 2022 by a customer from yahoo.com
"sounds GREAT, plays nearly as well"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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First, ignore the other reviewer's "for a guitar made in China..." comments. This guitar does NOT feel cheap, and it sounds amazing. The Fishman pickups are next-level: I'd never heard of them before, but I'm sold now. If I could afford it, I'd put them on every guitar I own. In their default mode (so to speak) they sound very modern and aggressive, with a tight but heavy low end and excellent highs. In "classic" mode they sound...well, classic. Think mid-80s Judas Priest. There's also a coil split for the neck pickup, so you can get a not-quite-Strat vibe if you please. In short, the quality and variety of sound available on this machine is very, very satisfying.I ordered two of these, as the first came with a big scratch on the upper horn. That guitar was set up perfectly out of the box: the action was so low--with no hint of fret buzz to be heard--that the plastic film over the neck pickup had bubbled up slightly and was touching the B & high E strings. That's some *low* action! The second guitar arrived scratchless but needed to have the action lowered. The neck was arrow-straight, so I needed only to lower the bridge, and now it plays really, really well.Access to the upper frets is quite good, much better than most other V-shaped guitars. (The lack of access to upper frets on V-guitars has always puzzled me. I mean, why shape a guitar like that if you're going to make the upper frets no more accessible than on a Les Paul? It's a V-shape, how hard can it be?) Only three read more complaints: the first concerns the colors. I didn't order the "Tiger Eye Burst" because it looks ugly as f***, like a slightly stripey tobacco sunburst (my least favorite guitar color), and although the "aged glossy black" looks great, it's in no way glossy. This is a matte finish all the way, and it picks up every fingerprint imaginable.Complaint #2: no vibrato. That's not a surprise, of course, given that it's not advertised as having a vibrato, but it would be nice.Complaint #3: neck dive, not a lot but enough to be noticeable. Again, no real surprise because it's a V-shape, but it's a bit of a pain.Summary: Despite those three minor complaints, this is a darned fine machine. If you want a classic-looking and great-sounding metal machine--and only $900??--and don't mind functioning without a vibrato, you absolutely cannot go wrong with this guitar.

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