Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic
Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic
Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic
Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic
Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic

Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V - Purple Metallic

Item Code: 23051531412

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From Epiphone:

"Metallica fans worldwide are familiar with Kirk Hammett’s 1979 Flying V. It was Kirk’s first Gibson and established his passion for Gibson guitars. Its purchase was inspired by famous Flying V™ players Kirk admired and because he was looking for a fuller sound. And what a sound! Kirk still plays the original guitar to this day, and used it on all the early Metallica albums, including Kill ‘Em All, Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets, …And Justice for All, and The Black Album, making it one of the most important heavy metal guitars of all time. Now, Epiphone is partnering with the Gibson Custom Shop to release the Epiphone Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V, a meticulous recreation of Kirk’s prized original. It features a mahogany body, a one-piece mahogany neck with volute, Grover® Rotomatic® machine heads with “spade” buttons, and a custom bridge. The electronics are also top-notch, with a pair of Gibson USA Calibrated T-Type humbucker™ pickups wired to CTS® potentiometers and an Orange Drop® capacitor, and a Switchcraft® 3-way pickup selector toggle switch and a 1/4” output jack. A Kirk Hammett logo adorns the rear of the headstock, and a black hardshell case with a red plush interior is also included."

Purple Metallic, Mahogany body, Rounded C shaped one piece Mahogany neck with the volute, 12" radius Indian Laurel fingerboard with the mother of pearl dot inlays and medium frets, 24.75" scale length, 1.69" nut width, Gibson USA calibrated T-Type humbucking bridge and neck pickups, 3-way toggle switching with the volume/volume/tone controls, Custom replica bridge and LockTone stop tailpiece, Grover Rotomatic tuners, With hardshell case

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Case: A hardshell case is included.

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