Gibson Custom 1958 Korina Flying V Electric Guitar (with Case)

While only 81 original vintage examples exist, the Flying V has become an icon. This recreation is made with korina, which delivers a very resonant tone.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Korina body Very warm, lively, and balanced tonewood
Korina neck Stable tuning and intonation, warm tone
Gibson Custombucker pickups Gibson's modern recreation of classic PAF pickups
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
The Gibson Flying V was way ahead of its time when it was introduced in 1958, and only 81 were shipped that year, but it has become very popular in the years since then. The classic vintage Flying V features have been carefully recreated in this Historic Reissue model. Featuring an ABR-1 bridge with a string-through korina body, Custombucker pickups, korina neck, Indian rosewood fretboard, two volume and one tone control with CTS pots and a phone book capacitor, gold hardware, Kluson tuners, and a 4-ply black pickguard. A hardshell case is included.
- Body Shape: Flying V
- Body Material: Korina
- Rim Material: Rubber Strip on Bottom Rim
- Weight Relief: None
- Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer (VOS)
- Neck Material: Korina
- Profile: 1958 Flying V
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: 1 Piece Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number Of Frets: 22
- Frets: Reissue
- Nut Material: Nylon
- Nut Width: 1.687"
- Inlays: Pearloid Dots
- Joint: Hide Glue Fit
- Hardware Finish: Aged Gold
- Tuner Plating: Aged Gold
- Bridge: ABR-1
- Tailpiece: String through Body - Lacquered Brass Chevron
- Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Ring
- Pickguard: '58 Flying V Black 4-ply
- TrussRod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
- Truss Rod Cover: True Historic Black
- Control Knobs: True Historic Black
- Switch Tip: True Historic Amber
- Jack Plate Cover: '58 Flying V Black 4-ply
- Strap Buttons: 2 - Brass
- Mounting Rings: True Historic Black
- Pickup Covers: True Historic Aged Gold
- Neck Pickup: Custombucker
- Bridge Pickup: Custombucker
- Controls: 2 Volume, 1 Tone, 500K CTS Vintage Taper Potentiometers, Phone Book Capacitor
- Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
- Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft
- Strings Gauge: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
- Case: Historic Flying V Brown/Pink Hardshell Case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black Pickguard
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB 58KFVBLK VOGH
White Pickguard
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB 58KFV VOGH1
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Phone: (800) 444-2766