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Flying V 2016 T
Soaring Rock Tones
$1,299
The Gibson Flying V 2016 T is true to the original icon of heavy metal with traditional features and upgraded performance. It delivers driving, deep tone for your most demanding rock requirements.
Body
Body
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Density: A-WR, C-EB
Binding: Cream
Weight
Average Weight (body only): 3 lbs. 12.8 oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Flying V
Profile: slim taper
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.850"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1 lbs. 2.0 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: Flying V
Inlay: Blank
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Nut
Material: TekToid
Width: 1.695"
Slots: E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.028"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"

e: 0.009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.3053cm / 1.695" @ nut, 5.7404cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 0.63246cm / 0.249"
Average Weight:
Finishes
Ebony
Color Code: EB
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Ebony #410-B5V-5267
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Wine Red
Color Code: WR
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Wine Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 57 ZB BB 3 ZB
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5500/5750
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42) Enamel (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut:
Magnet Dimensions:
Polarities:
Cover: None None
Qfactor: 5.59 2.98
ResistanceDC: 7925 Ohms 8570 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2458.16 Hz 2538.93 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: Push/Pull 500K Non-Linear Push/Pull 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Master Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Grover Green Keys
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: Proprietary
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14139, 430-14140
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10119
Weight: 72.5748 g / 2.56 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.4732mm / 0.058"
A: 1.2192mm / 0.048"
D: 0.9652mm / 0.038"
G: 0.7112mm / 0.028"
B: 0.4826mm / 0.019''
e: 0.3556mm / 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 82.21 g / 2.9 oz.
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: None
Material: n/a
Part Number: n/a
Weight: n/a
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 g / 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Flying V
Part Number:
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: White, hot stamped gold "Gibson"
Part Number: 430-19014
 
Knobs
Style: Gold Top Hat
Part Number: 430-19778
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: None
Part Number:
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: None
Part Number:
 
Trim Rings
Style: Cream humbucker Low/High
Part Number:
Accessories
Case
Style: Gigbag
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Truss rod wrench
2.5mm adjustment wrench, Polishing cloth
 
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: N/A