Gibson Custom Shop is proud to unveil the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection, the Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Limited Edition in Red Amber Burst and Ebony VOS. To create the new Limited Edition Flying V EXP guitar, Gibson Custom Shopluthiers collaborated with Dave Mustaine the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® Award-winning band, Megadeth. The entire Dave Mustaine Collection is available now at select global dealers and on Gibson.com.
The Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V™ EXP Limited Edition delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance on the stage and in the studio that Dave demands. The 25.5” scale mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with 24 frets, Mother Of Pearl inlays, an Explorer™-style headstock with Grover® Mini Rotomatic® tuners, and a Graph Tech® TUSQ® nut. Dave Mustaine’ssignature is reproduced on the truss rod cover, and Dave’s silhouette is featured on the back of the headstock and on the included hardshell guitar case. The mahogany Flying V-style body has a maple cap (figured maple on the Red Amber Burst version) and is equipped with a Tune-O-Matic™ bridge, a string through body Chevron tailpiece, and a Dave Mustaine signature Seymour Duncan® Thrash Factor pickup set. The Red Amber Burst nitrocellulose lacquer finish is complemented by gold hardware, while the Ebony VOS finished model is equipped with nickel hardware. Only 75 of each color have been crafted by the expert luthiers of the Gibson Custom Shop as part of this very special limited run.
The Dave Mustaine Collection is currently comprised of seven models and continues to be a global success–the Flying V RIP electric guitars, and the Songwriter (signed) acoustic guitars immediately sold out upon release. Expect more Dave Mustaine Collection releases in 2023. The Dave Mustaine Collectionis available at select dealers and the following models are available worldwide on Gibson.com: Gibson Dave Mustaine Collection Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP(Antique Natural and Silver Metallic): https://www.gibson.com/en-US/Electric-Guitar/USAIQC139/Antique-Natural, the Songwriter acoustic (Ebony):https://www.gibson.com/en-US/Acoustic-Guitar/ACC36V567/Ebony, and the new Gibson Custom Shop Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Limited Editions (Red Amber Burst and Ebony VOS): https://www.gibson.com/en-US/Electric-Guitar/CUSL3M238/Red-Amber-Burst.