Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 Electric Guitar - Black

  • $2,499.99

Ready to Support Your Unique Musical Style

Designed to support the unique musical style of world-renowned guitarist Josh Smith, the Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 solidbody 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. 

S-Tech roasted maple neck for supreme playability

Josh Smith's musicality effortlessly drifts between blues, jazz, and, rock styles, and the Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 supports it all. Inspired by the stout necks of '50s and '60s guitars, the FLATV1 features a Soft "V" neck profile that balances substance with ergonomic comfort. To complete the luxurious feel, its premium roasted maple fretboard — sonically enhanced with Ibanez's S-Tech roasting treatment — offers a smooth, refined feel thanks to expertly-curved fretboard edges.

Custom Seymour Duncan pickups deliver world-class tone

A leader in the realm of guitar pickups for decades, Seymour Duncans are a favorite among Irvine Art & Music guitarists across many styles. The Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 is loaded with Josh's signature Seymour Duncan set, which combines a vintage-style neck pickup designed for increased output with a bridge pickup constructed with a mix of Alnico magnet types to support Josh Smith's unique musical voice.

Premium hardware for gig-ready reliability

Equipped with premium Gotoh hardware, the Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 is primed for a lifetime of reliable performance. At the headstock, Gotoh machine heads provide impressive tuning precision and an ultra-smooth feel. The Gotoh F1803 bridge maximizes sustain and tuning stability. For the titanium "In-Tune" saddles, Gotoh and Ibanez collaborated to create superior saddles that eliminate side-to-side string slippage, in addition to featuring pre-calculated intonation points to help you always sound your best.

Ibanez Josh Smith Signature FLATV1 Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • Signature guitar for world-renowned guitarist Josh Smith
  • S-Tech roasted maple neck and fretboard enhance tonal balance and sustain
  • Curved fretboard edges for a comfortable, sleek feel
  • Soft "V" neck profile balances the substantial feel of a vintage neck with the fast playability of a modern profile
  • Custom Seymour Duncan single-coil pickups deliver vintage tonality with increased output
  • Premium Gotoh hardware for long-term reliability
  • In-Tune titanium saddles feature pre-calculated intonation points for precise tuning and intonation
  • Special control knobs with extra knurling for more responsive control
  • Luminlay side dot inlays for easy visibility on dark stages 

Tech Specs

  • Number of Strings6
  • Left-/Right-handedRight-handed
  • BODY
  • Body TypeSolidbody
  • Body ShapeJosh Smith Signature
  • Body MaterialAsh
  • Body FinishGloss Polyester
  • ColorBlack
  • NECK
  • Neck MaterialRoasted Maple
  • Neck ShapeFLATV
  • Neck JointBolt-on
  • Radius9.8"
  • Fingerboard MaterialRoasted Maple
  • Fingerboard InlayBlack Dots
  • Number of Frets21, Medium
  • Scale Length25.5"
  • Nut Width1.653"
  • Nut MaterialBone
  • Bridge/TailpieceGotoh 3-Saddle Bridge
  • TunersGotoh
  • Neck PickupFLATV Special Single-coil
  • Bridge PickupFLATV Special Single-coil
  • Controls1 x master volume, 1 x master tone
  • Switching3-way blade pickup switch
  • Strings.010-.046
  • Case/Gig BagHardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number: FLATV1BK