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Open-Box Dean Kerry King V Black Satin Electric Guitar With Case Condition 3 - Scratch and Dent Black Satin 197881079321

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Sonic Mayhem With a Shredded Price Tag

Wielding your very own Dean Kerry King V just got easier. This Black Satin electric celebrates King’s position as one of the most revered thrash metal guitarists, his four decades of Slayer and his brutal riffs that are still banging heads today. Aggressive yet stylish, this Kerry King Dean makes a statement before it ever plays a note with a horned headstock mirroring the V-shaped mahogany body and bright red crossed nail inlays on the ebony fretboard. Now you don’t have to drop big bucks to snag this slick signature shred machine from Musician’s Friend. This version brings the cost down drastically, putting it well within reach of anyone who knows just what to do with the sizzling EMG humbucking pickups lurking inside. Plus, with its Kahler Hybrid Tremolo system, no solo is safe from whammy attacks, dive bombs and harmonic bends with demonic attitude.

Raise the Horns

 The Signature Kerry King Dean doesn’t just let the tone do the talking. With horned tips on the mahogany body and the headstock, this axe is hell-bent on making sure everyone knows what kind of guitarist you are. Red crossed nail inlays add some color to the ebony fretboard, showing off a hint of character underneath its stoic exterior.

Active EMG Pickups

 The Kerry King V allows you to traverse the complete sonic hellscape with an EMG 85 neck pickup that delivers everything from clean highs down to crunchy distorted thrash. For a little extra push of power, the EMG 81 bridge pickup includes a PA2 Preamp Booster that will take your solos to new heights or crank an amp into overdrive for face-melting fuzz.

Expressive Tremolo System

The Kahler Hybrid Tremolo system lets you shine a light in the darkness with delicate vibrato and emotive bends. Built to withstand aggressive, energetic playing styles like King’s, this Kahler trem will help put the final touches on your next Slayer inspired masterpiece.

If you’ve been waiting for an affordable version of the Kerry King Signature Dean, this is your chance. Aside from the manageable price tag, this V-style electric guitar also features a Floyd Rose R2 nut and Grover tuners with black hardware for tuning stability.


  • Unique mahogany body with maple top for warmth and mid-range punch
  • EMG 85 neck pickup and EMG 81 bridge pickup with PA2 preamp boost
  • Kahler Hybrid trem with easy retuning
  • Maple set-through neck with Kerry King Special C profile for speed and comfort
  • Rose R2 nut and Grover tuners

Brandish the battle axe that’s slayed for decades. Order the Dean Kerry King V today.


Kerry King V Black Satin Electric Guitar With Case Specifications:

  • Body Type: Solid Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Nut width: 1.614"
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: EMG Humbucker
  • Bridge: EMG Humbucker
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Special electronics: Kill switch
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Locking
  • Tuning machines: Sealed High-ratio
  • Color: Black
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia

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