Gibson’s olive drab Flying V Tribute takes flight

Exclusive to online music retailer

Gibson has teamed with online music retailer to put out a special Flying V Tribute, dressed in a Worn Olive Drab satin finish.

This mahogany-bodied guitar comes with a matching mahogany neck with a slim tapered profile for smooth and fast playing. It has a rosewood fingerboard which is equipped with 22 frets and acrylic dot inlays.

For electronics, this Flying V equips Gibson’s 490R and 490T humbuckers in the neck and bridge positions, respectively. These are closely related to the iconic PAF humbuckers; the 490R was designed to deliver some extra mid-range response. Both humbuckers route to a control section with a volume knob, tone pot and three-way pickup selector.


As for the guitar’s hardware, you’ll find a tune-o-matic bridge, vintage deluxe tuning machines with keystone and black tophat knobs in black. Its olive drab finish is also contrasted against a bold black pickguard. Each guitar also ships with its own gig bag, which is useful considering most standard gig bags won’t accommodate the Flying V’s wider body shape.

Learn more, or pick this guitar up now at for $1,299.

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