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Designed by Metal Icon Dave Mustaine

Dave Mustaine is the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and Grammy® Award-winning band, MEGADETH. His new Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V™ EXP Rust In Peace Artist model delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance that he demands. The 25.5” scale mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with a compound fretboard radius, 24 medium jumbo frets, two-tone green/pearloid Rust In Peace diamond inlays, an Explorer™-style headstock with Grover® Mini Rotomatic® tuners with Kidney buttons, a Graph Tech® nut, and Dave Mustaine's signature on the truss rod cover. The mahogany Flying V-style body is equipped with a Tune-O-Matic™ bridge, a Stop Bar tailpiece, and a Dave Mustaine signature Seymour Duncan® Thrash Factor pickup set. The Alien Tech Green nitrocellulose lacquer finish is complemented by black chrome hardware. A Rust In Peace custom hardshell case is also included, with a Dave Mustaine Signature Richter® Strap inside the case.
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Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace Specifications

Body

Body Shape
Flying V
Body Material
Mahogany
Binding
Single Ply White, Fretboard
Finish
Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck

Material
Mahogany with Volute
Profile
SlimTaper
Scale Length
25.5" / 647.7mm
Fingerboard Material
Ebony
Fingerboard Radius
Compound
Number Of Frets
24
Frets
Medium Jumbo
Nut Material
Black Graph Tech
Nut Width
1.7" / 43.053mm
Inlays
Two-Tone Green/Pearloid Rust In Peace Diamonds
Joint
Glued In, Set Neck
Headstock
Explorer Headstock with Dave Mustaine Silhouette Decal on the Back

Hardware

Finish
Black Chrome
Tuner Plating
Black Chrome
Bridge
Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece
Stop Bar
Tuning Machines
Grover Mini Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
TrussRod
Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover
Dave Mustaine Signature
Control Knobs
Black Witch Hats
Switch Tip
Black
Plastic Parts
Black
Strap Buttons
Dunlop Strap Locks

Electronics

Neck Pickup
Dave Mustaine Signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor Set
Bridge Pickup
Dave Mustaine Signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor Set
Controls
2 Volume, Master Tone, with Custom Dave Mustaine Wiring
Pickup Selector
3-way Toggle
Output Jack
1/4"

Miscellaneous

Strings Gauge
.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case
Rust In Peace Custom Hardshell Case
Accessories
Rust In Peace Signature Guitar Strap, Dunlop Strap Lock Buttons

In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice.