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79 Flying V Headstock

The Flying V has a rich history in music of all genres. …. Kirk Hammett explained: “I bought my black V in 1979, and it’s either  Maybe that’s because Gibson introduced a vollute to strengthen the headstock/neck joint in 1970.The Gibson Flying V is an electric guitar model first released by Gibson in 1958.  for the Flying V. Like other Gibson guitars the Flying V’s headstock is angled at 17  The1979 through 1981 models used the “boomerang” humbucker pickups