Gibson Flying V Cherry 1975

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Flying V Cherry 1975

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Details: Solid mahogany body. The control and pickup routing has been sprayed with shielding paint.
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: D
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .780", 12th fret .894"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Mahgoany neck with unbound Indian rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. A new nut has been fitted.
Electronics: Original neck T-Top and non-original "Shawbucker" bridge pickups with three-position selector switch, master tone, and independent volume controls for each pickup. One visible pot code dates to 1975. A few solder joints have been touched up, and the bridge ground wire has been lengthened. The pickup covers have been removed from both pickups.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 7.34K, Bridge 7.14K
Hardware: The bridge has been replaced with an earlier patent stamped ABR-1 bridge. A small piece of cloth has been added between the rear strap-button and body. All other hardware is original.
Weight: 6lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: The control and pickup routing has been sprayed with shielding paint, a new nut has been fitted, the bridge pickup has been replaced, the neck pickup cover has been removed, the bridge has been replaced, a few solder joints have been touched up, and the bridge ground wire has been lengthened. A small piece of cloth has been added between the rear strap-button and body.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition with moderate wear from age and use. The finish is glossy, hazy, and weather-checked, with dings, scratches, and areas of wear throughout. The pickguard and truss rod cover have yellowed with time. The Gibson logo has worn off of the truss rod cover, with a small amount of the tail of the "G" and the outline remaining. There is a couple blemishes in the finish at the top point of the headstock face from a sticker reacting with the finish. The hardware has a strong patina.
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide and medium height, with moderate wear. One visible pot code dates to 1975.
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