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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:59 pm    Post subject: Epiphone Flying V Reply with quote

I decided to peek at cash america's website, and there's a pawn shop not far from my work that has an Epiphone Flying V. Sadly no pics, but they posted the serial - 2008 Made in Korea @ Unsung plant.

Does anyone have an idea of which model flying Vs were made that year? From what I've gathered, that year they were in Korina, black w/ white guard, and as a 7 string, but I can't find anything else out.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd always liked Flying Vs, and I've read lots of good things abotu the korina ones. I would love to bits a seven-string korina Epiphone Flying, particularly if it was made in Korea and black with white.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Arr, I love Vs, and the korina ones are meant to be great, and have big necks.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Would love a korina V
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I also really want a 7-string. I had a crazy long lend of and Ibanez RG one when I was a teenager and I loved it, but it was shite looking because of K0rn. Great fun though.

I'd like one in a good shape, or at least a less embarrassing shape. A V would be cool.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark Agnesi did a video while still working at Norm's guitars about purchasing Korean V, but I'm not sure what period it was from. It had natural finish and as far as I remember from his description a slim neck
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