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Kirk Hammett talks about the Gibson Flying V on its anniversary

Posted by on January 6, 2015

On January 6th, 1958, the patent was granted for the Gibson Flying V, changing rock history forever. But upon its debut later that year, the guitar was a failure. According to Gibson, only 81 Flying V’s shipped in 1958, with 17 shipping in 1959. They were then phased out of production until 1966, when the […]

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