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Pre-Owned Ibanez Flat V - Josh Smith Model with Hard Shell Case

Ibanez Flat V - Josh Smith Signature Model with Hard Shell Case



 

Ibanez Flat V - Josh Smith Signature Model: World-Class Playability and Classic Tone

Designed to support the unique musical style of world-renowned guitarist Josh Smith, the Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 solid body electric guitar combines world-class playability with classic tone. Its Soft "V" neck profile is expertly crafted to balance the hefty feel of a vintage neck with the speed and comfort that modern players demand. Thanks to its carefully curved fretboard edges, you'll find the roasted maple fretboard — treated to Ibanez's S-Tech treatment for superior attack and enhanced sustain — extremely comfortable. And with a pair of custom Seymour Duncan pickups, you'll have a world of fat, bright tonal shades to explore. Complete with premium hardware — including Gotoh tuning machines and bridge, and Gotoh/Ibanez "In-Tune" saddles — the Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 is a world-class guitar for a world-class guitarist. Includes hard shell case.

Premium Neck Design for Superior Playability

The FLATV1 features a Soft "V" neck profile crafted from S-TECH WOOD roasted maple. This neck is designed to offer the perfect balance between the substantial feel of a vintage neck and the fast, comfortable playability that modern guitarists require. The S-TECH treatment enhances the wood's attack and sustain, while the carefully curved fretboard edges and medium frets with Prestige fret edge treatment ensure smooth, comfortable playing across the entire neck.

Custom Seymour Duncan Pickups for Versatile Tone

Equipped with custom Seymour Duncan FLAT5™ pickups, the FLATV1 delivers a versatile range of tones, from fat, bright single-coil sounds to rich, complex overtones. These passive Alnico pickups provide the clarity and definition needed for Josh Smith's dynamic playing style, making this guitar suitable for a wide variety of musical genres. The simple yet effective control layout allows players to easily dial in their preferred sounds.

High-Quality Hardware for Reliable Performance

The Ibanez FLATV1 is outfitted with premium hardware to ensure reliable performance and tuning stability. The Gotoh® F1803 bridge with Gotoh/Ibanez "In-Tune" saddles and Gotoh tuning machines offer precise intonation and smooth tuning adjustments. The bone nut adds to the guitar's overall sustain and tonal clarity, making it a dependable instrument for both live performances and studio sessions.

Specifications:

Neck

  • Neck Type: FLATV S-TECH WOOD 1pc Roasted Maple neck
  • Neck Profile: Soft "V"
  • Fretboard: S-TECH WOOD Roasted Maple fretboard with Black dot inlay
  • Frets: Medium frets with Prestige fret edge treatment
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Scale Length: 648mm/25.5"
  • Width at Nut: 42mm
  • Width at 21st Fret: 56mm
  • Thickness at 1st Fret: 22mm
  • Thickness at 12th Fret: 24.5mm
  • Fretboard Radius: 250mm

Body

  • Body Wood: Ash
  • Top Carve: Flat Top

Hardware

  • Bridge: Gotoh® F1803 bridge
  • String Space: 10.5mm
  • Tuners: Gotoh tuning machines
  • Nut: Bone
  • Hardware Color: Chrome

Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan® FLAT5™ (S) neck pickup, Passive/Alnico
  • Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan® FLAT5™ (S) bridge pickup, Passive/Alnico
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, and 3-Way Switch

Additional Information

  • Factory Tuning: 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E
  • Strings: D'Addario® EXL110, String Gauge: .010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
  • Case: Hard Shell Case

 

This guitar is in mint condition and has undergone a full in-store professional inspection and setup. The neck is nice and straight, fits comfortably in the hand and exhibits no discernible fretwear. Cosmetically, the finish and hardware are free of imperfections as can be seen in photos. As always, this guitar ships fully insured with signature required. 

*** As always, this instrument ships fully insured with signature required. ***