The Epiphone Flying V from the new ‘Inspired by Gibson Collection’ recreates the ultra-rare 1958 classic with an Ebony finish, ProBucker humbuckers with CTS electronics, a Flying V string- thru tailpiece, and Epiphone Vintage Deluxe tuners.
Epiphone Flying V Electric Guitar Features
- Solid Mahogany ‘Flying V’ body
- Slim-Taper C-Profile Neck with Indian Laurel fingerboard
- ProBucker humbucking pickups modeled after classic ‘50s Gibson PAF pickups for a vintage sound
- ProBucker-2 in the neck position, ProBucker-3 in the bridge position
- String-Thru Tailpiece
With its solid mahogany V body, the slim-taper C-profile neck, and the distinct headstock, you pretty much are required to think about rocking out when you see the Epiphone Flying V. It is equipped with a pair of ProBucker pickups for that vintage ‘50s sound, transporting you back to the days when original Gibson PAF (Patent Applied For) humbuckers ruled the day.
With a ProBucker-2 in the neck position and a ProBucker-3 in the bridge position, a wide variety of bold, grungy, and driven tones are at your disposal. This guitar can change character as well – the Epiphone Flying V can also bring the clean, shimmery, and round tones to your sonic color palette.
The engineers at Epiphone really put in tons of work researching and experimenting with these pickups, so they could achieve an accurate vintage tone worthy of the originals. The fine details - like the 18% nickel silver unit base and cover construction and slightly overwound configuration - have all been taken into account.
It has been over 60 years since its introduction and the Flying V is still one of the most head-turning, hard-rocking guitars out there today! This Epiphone Flying V is a beacon of consistency, looks great, plays great, and is an incredible value, checking all necessary boxes required for an instrument that’s ready to get down and dirty!