Gibson Custom Shop Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V Murphy Lab Aged Ebony
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- Electric Guitars
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- Serial #KH 137
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Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V Murphy Lab Aged Ebony Item Description
This is the Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V from the Gibson Custom Shop, a hand-made and aged limited edition guitar with only 200 produced worldwide. This one is #137. Aged by the Murphy Lab, the Hammett ’79 V recreates one of Heavy Metals most important guitars: the original ’79 was bought by Kirk Hammett in the early days of Metallica and used on all of their early records: Kill ‘Em All, Ride The Lighting, Master of Puppets…all the way up to The Black Album. The Gibson Custom Shop recreation is true to the original with a 3-piece mahogany neck with volute, pearloid dot inlays, Schaller tuners, two T-Type humbuckers and a custom-recreated adjustable bridge that was just like the one on the original V. Completing the package is a custom case adorned with ID tags and labeled tape as the original guitar likely is stored as at Metallica HQ. Each Kirk Hammett Flying V includes a COA signed by Kirk Hammett, Gibson Custom Shop swag, and a custom enamel pin set.
Includes: Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity Signed by Kirk Hammett, Case Candy and Paperwork
Product Specs and Features
- Solidbody Electric Guitar
- Mahogany Body
- 3-Piece Mahogany Neck with Volute
- Rosewood Fretboard
- Kirk Hammett "V" Neck Profile
- 24-3/4" Scale Length
- 22 Frets
- Pearloid Dot Inlays
- T-Type Humbucker Pickups
- 2 Volume, 1 Tone, CTS Pots
- Custom Replica Bridge and Stopbar Tailpiece
- Schaller M6 Tuners
- Nickel Hardware
- 6 lbs, 14 oz.
- .820" Neck Thickness at 1st Fret
- .890" Neck Thickness at 12th Fret
Additional Item Information
- Manufactured by Gibson
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