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Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body and Neck, Granadillo Fingerboard, 2 x Humbucking Pickups, and Hardshell Case - Custom 2-tone Black and White
Item ID: DSRSVBWCH-13

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Rock THIS AXE Like a Hurricane!

The Gibson Rudolf Schenker Flying V solidbody electric guitar celebrates the career and musical accomplishments of one of heavy metal's most influential guitarists and creative forces. For over 40 years, Schenker's main axe has been a Gibson Flying V, and this special Rudolf Schenker Flying V embodies the highlights of his weapon of choice. When you get your hands on the Rudolf Schenker Flying V's ultra-slim neck and tear into your first riff, you'll know right away why this is the guitar of a true rock hero. And with its combo of classic PAF-style humbuckers, glorious heavy metal tone is just a tube amp away when you're rocking this Rudolf Schenker Flying V.

Gibson Rudolf Schenker Flying V Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Schenker's own custom Flying V through and through
  • Powerful, punchy pickups plus killer custom appointments
  • The right tonewoods for the high-flying sound of heavy metal
Schenker's own custom Flying V through and through

Shortly after breaking out, the founding member of The Scorpions picked up his first Flying V and coined the signature sound of Germany's emerging heavy metal scene. With the Gibson Rudolf Schenker Flying V, you not only get the style of this quintessential axe, you get all of the modifications Schenker himself made to his instrument of choice. For instance, the Rudolf Schenker Flying V's neck profile has been paired down to a slim .775" at the first fret, thickening out to .9" at the 12th. This makes it incredibly fast yet extremely stable. It also sports his compact headstock design, making the Rudolf Schenker Flying V instantly recognizable by guitarists in the know.

Powerful, punchy pickups plus killer custom appointments

Two of Gibson's best-loved humbuckers, a '57 Classic in the neck position and a '57 Classic Plus in the bridge, gives the Rudolf Schenker Flying V solidbody electric guitar the power, punch, and clarity of Gibson's legendary PAF pickups. Other cool custom appointments include a special double-wide Flying V pickguard, which matches the Rudolf Schenker Flying V's 2-tone paint job, plus black top-hat knobs with silver inserts.

The right tonewoods for the high-flying sound of heavy metal

Since Gibson introduced the Flying V in 1958, this fairly lightweight and extremely comfortable guitar has been a rallying point for creative guitarists. Rudolf Schenker was one of those guitarists, and for him, the warmth and remarkable sustain of mahogany became the launchpad he needed for some of the most recognizable guitar solos and riffs in heavy metal history. The Rudolf Schenker Flying V takes this tradition one step further, offering you the added resonance of a granadillo fingerboard. If you want to experience the perfect tonewood combo for heavy metal tone, get your hands on a Rudolf Schenker Flying V solidbody electric guitar from Sweetwater.

Gibson Rudolf Schenker Flying V Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • The iconic axe of a heavy metal guitar god
  • Rudolf Schenker's custom Flying V re-created to perfection
  • Ultra-fast, super-slim neck carve lets you tear out fast riffs and blazing solos
  • '57 Classic at the neck and '57 Plus Classic humbucker at the bridge provides epic PAF tone
  • Custom appointments include double-wide pickguard and black top-hat knobs with silver inserts
  • Hardshell case included
Get the rockin' sound of The Scorpions' axe man with this Rudolf Schenker Flying V solidbody electric guitar from Gibson!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number DSRSVBWCH1

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