The Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP is officially coming. There are limited amounts available online on the Gibson site today, with more stock expected to arrive in February 2022.
Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP
It has been long time coming, but the Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP has now been officially announced as coming early next year, in Antique Natural and Silver Metallic nitrocellulose lacquer finishes and with black chrome hardware. Gibson has been teasing todays release on its Instagram account for days, so we knew it was due anytime soon.
Now, this evening the official teaser video has also dropped on the Gibson TV channel on YouTube, so you may get lucky and be able to order one online today, direct from the Gibson site or from selected Gibson dealers.
The long wait is (almost) over
We wrote the article all the way back in February which announced the new Dave Mustaine models. This includes his Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer signature guitars. But it has taken nearly all year for one to finally be available for sale. At the time of writing, the guitar hasn’t yet hit the Gibson main site (Update: it has now) , so we will update as soon as there are more details.
If you are a Megadeth and Dave Mustaine fan, then chances are you have been holding out for this announcement all year. So today is a good day for you. The guitar has an unusual for Gibson 25.5” scale mahogany neck with an ebony fretboard, a compound radius, and 24 medium jumbo frets. You also get a set of mother of pearl “teeth” inlays, plus an Explorer style headstock fitted with Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners and a Graph Tech nut.
It comes loaded with a pair of Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor pickups, Mustaine’s weapon of choice these days, to its mahogany Flying V-style body, with Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece. The controls consist of individual volume controls, a master tone control and a three-way switch. It also has an angled Stratocaster-style jack socket on the inside of the upper V horn, I think it will probably sustain for days with this setup. Looks like all you Megadeth fans could be in for a real treat with this one.
The price also includes a Gibson hard case.