Jump to content
Gibson Brands Forums
Jandro

Help ID’ing Components

Recommended Posts

I was given this guitar in 2003 after returning from spending nearly a year in Iraq. The guy barely knew my mother but had a heart of gold. He invited me to come jam at his place and he had stacks of guitar cases and a badass drumset. I'd been out of practice and pretty shy fearing id sound like **** so I didn't take advantage of the connection and get to know the guy. I regret that. Maybe he's on here, that'd be cool! Anyhow, long story but the guitar had been in storage since then.

He told me he put old gibson hardware onto this flying V.  Not sure why... perhaps just spare parts. 

You guys seem to enjoy investigating as much as I, can you help me identify some of these components? My search began with the humbuckers and I got lost into a rabbit hole... These pickups and tuners seem pretty  old just by looking at their manufacturing quality. The V itself is a 1998 and its an epiphone case. Looks much older than the guitar. 

Can ya’ll help point me in the right direction?

B0A2C93A-BCCE-4245-A880-7AD87F04A61B.jpeg

EE940AA5-B958-4E96-820C-7744429B4EBA.jpeg

686F0BAE-C978-460C-83D1-4382E3EA7BBB.jpeg

93E8DAE8-F05C-41E9-956C-1F27A7AE0B51.jpeg

F019F178-2526-4B89-A5F1-D66F20540858.jpeg

06E38564-3107-4DA4-BA51-D15D8A512B59.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don’t know enough about the pickups but my best guess is late 70s Gibson? The stamped patent number and wood spacer are big clues. If you post those pics on the mylespaul forum there are some guys there who know EVERYTHING about Gibson pickups

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...