The Dean V is an electric guitar made by Dean Guitar.It was released at the same time as the Dean ML, Dean Cadillac and Dean Z in 1977. It has the recognisable V shaped Dean Headstock and V shaped tailpiece. Michael Schenker and Dave Mustaine(Dean VMNT) have Dean V signature models.
Michael Schenker has his own signiture model, which has the custom Michael Schenker split black and white design. He never endorsed a guitar company before, until he came to Dean Guitars. His brother, Rudolf, convinced him to get an endorsement, and he came to Dean. After talking with Dean, they printed a design with a laser and the guitar became a work of art.
Michael Schenker Flame V
The Flame V is one of Michael Schenker's signature Dean Models. Only 100 were produced and they have custom pickups and a hardcase included. This uses the Michael Schenker split black and white design, but with flames.
Schenker Brothers V
Dean released a Schenker Brothers V. It has a custom design, with pictures of both Schenker brothers on it, Michael Schenker and Rudolf Schenker. Only 200 were produced worldwide with Custom Schenker "S" Plate Tailpieces, gold hardware and Hard-Shell Cases included, ebony fingerboard with custom Mother of Pearl "Schenker Flames" inlays.
30th Anniversary V
Dean produced the 30th Anniversary V and ML, marking thirty years since the ML and V were first released. Only 100 will be produced worldwide, with the Dean 30th Anniversary logo printed on the headstock and the pickup covers. They are all signed by Dean Zelinsky and they come with a trans-black finish and hardcase.
* Michael Schenker (UFO,Scorpions, Michael Schenker Group)
* Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)
* Rudolf Schenker (Scorpions)
* Karl Sanders (Nile)
* Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
* Rik Emmett (Triumph)