See all 12 unique instruments featured as Gear of the Month in 2012.

"Anomalies on this guitar lead Klinghofferуs tech, Ian Sheppard, to believe that this was either a рfactory second or a halfassed prototype.с The headstockуs diamond inlay is off-centered, and this V-12 has two on/off pickup switches whereas the standard model has a 3-way toggle. Additionally, the pickguard is a different shape and has 11 screws while the standard version has only 10. "
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