Explorer 2017 T
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Body
Top
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi-Matched
Grade: Medium
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species:
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding:
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 4 lbs. 15.4oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: n/a
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Explorer
Profile: Explorer Slim Taper
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.850"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1 lbs 2.0 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: Explorer
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 14 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3.5 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortis and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge and Alignment Gauge
 
Nut
Style: Nut
Material: Tektoid
Width: 1.695"
Slots: E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"

e: 0.009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 24 3/4
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: Small - 0.249"
Average Weight: 4.16 oz
Finishes
Heritage Cherry
Color Code: HC
Surface Texture: Smooth / Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Heritage Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Ebony
Color Code: EB
Surface Texture: Smooth / Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Ebony
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 496R 496T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5250/5400
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (42) Copper (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61 x 0.68" 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 18.625" 23.437"
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489" 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Ceramic Ceramic
Magnet Position from Nut: 19" 23.125"
Magnet Dimensions:
Polarities:
Cover: None None
Qfactor: 2.95 3.54
ResistanceDC: 8420 Ohms 12637 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2581.14 Hz 2288.75 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Linear 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone Master Tone
Type: 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Mini Grover Kidney
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.0oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: +/-4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14004
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14450
Weight: .96 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019''
e: 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14451
Weight: 1.12 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Explorer
Material: ABS Black
Part Number: 440-71554
Weight: 0.21 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 60E
Weight: 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Explorer 4 ply
Part Number: 380-12036
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Blank B/W Bell
Part Number: 430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Black Speed
Part Number: 430-19267
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Black ABS
Part Number: 430-19622
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: n/a
Part Number: n/a
 
Switch Washer
Style: None
Part Number: n/a
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Humbucker Low/High
Part Number: 440-13884 / 440-13851
Accessories
Case
Style: Explorer Hard Shell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Gibson USA Multi Tool, Gibson USA Premium Strap, Gibson USA Polishing Cloth
 
Manual: Gibson USA's owners
COA/Other: None
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