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Explorer Blackout
Hit one detuned power chord on the Explorer Blackout and you’re likely to dim the lights for several blocks around the venue. A pair of Dirty Fingers pickups put some of Gibson USA’s most powerful humbuckers beneath your fingertips, while the all-black esthetics and radical Explorer styling complete a guitar that can walk the walk just as fiercely as it talks the talk. Select mahogany for body and neck ensures rich tone and sustaining resonance, with a SlimTaper™ neck for unparalleled Gibson playing speed. Dial in the looks with a down-swept, six-a-side Explorer headstock, a black-bound fingerboard with split-diamond inlays, black-chrome hardware and black Speed Knobs, and the Explorer Blackout Limited Run is the most sinister axe on stage or in the studio. Each guitar comes protected in a Vintage Brown Gibson Hardshell case.
Pickups
Two Dirty Fingers humbuckers, some of Gibson’s most powerful pickups.
Body
Select mahogany, a time-tested tonewood, lends superb depth and resonance.
Hardware
A Tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, all in black chrome.
Controls
Independent volume controls with master tone and with Switchcraft™ three-way switch.
Neck
Solid glued-in mahogany neck with black-bound fingerboard, inlaid with acrylic split diamonds.
Tuners
Black-chrome Mini-Grover™ tuners.

Explorer Blackout
NONE MORE BLACK—OR MORE POTENT