Gibson launch the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck



Gibson and Slash. It's a bit like fish and chips. (Insert "Appetite for Destruction" based joke here). It's a partnership that just makes sense. Slash without a Gibson would be like... well a 54 year old man in leather trousers and a top hat.

Anyway, Gibson have announced a brand new custom shop model and it's got Slash's name written all over it, literally in fact. The Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck is an exact replica of Slash's original guitar, right down to the buckle rash!


Slash's original doubleneck became something of a signature instrument for him on Guns n Roses "Use Your Illusion", rolling out this absolute monster of a guitar on Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Patience and, er, Only Women Bleed.

Gibson's new, only-making-125-of-these-ever, custom boasts a 66 medium C-shape neck with Indian rosewood fretboard, Custombucker Alnico III humbuckers, a "roadworn" nitrocellulose finish, a hand signature and a vintage replica hardshell case, a custom Slash concho guitar strap and certificate of authentication.

Gibson launch the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck

Quite the spec list. Well you would hope so, because the guitar also boasts a fairly eye-watering $13,299 price tag (£10,999 in the UK, just in case we've piqued your interest).

So if you've always fancied being Slash, or you want a doubleneck SG and have an irksome 11 grand you just can't seem to get rid of, Gibson have you covered.

Gibson launch the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck
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