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Explorer Faded 2016 Limited
A Natural Born Rebel
$1,299
A simple yet extremely effective take on the Explorer, combining both the WOW factor of the radical body shape and a Vintage Trans Amber finish for sultry yet hard-rocking looks. Designed for all-out playing, its pair of Dirty Fingers+ humbuckers combined with simple controls will have you rocking the house in no time.
Body
Top
Back
Body
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Grade: A
Binding: None
 
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Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 4 lbs 15 oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Explorer 18.125"
Profile: Slim
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.850"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1.4 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: Explorer
Inlay: MOP
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 Tightbond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Gage
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: Light
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12 degrees
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.250" @ end of board
Scale: 24 3/4
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 0.249"
Average Weight: 5.05 oz
Finishes
Vintage Trans Amber
Color Code: VA
Surface Texture: 30 Sheen Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5 - 2 mils
Top: Trans Amber
Top Coat: Satin Lacquer / 30 Sheen, 3-4 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard sides and Nut
Color Code:
Surface Texture:
Filler:
Sealer:
Top:
Top Coat:
Scraped:
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Dirty Fingers+ Dirty Fingers+
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 7000 7250
Material of Wire (gauge): 44 44
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 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: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Ceramic 8 Ceramic 8
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5" 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5"
Polarities:
Cover: None None
Qfactor: 4.00 4.00
ResistanceDC: 15990 Ohms 15971 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2178.09 Hz 2277.85 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Audio 500k Audio
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
Type: 500k Audio 500k Audio
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
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Mini Grovers
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: Proprietary
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14004
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Zamac
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10119
Weight: 2.56 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.046"'
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026'
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 2.9 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: n/a
Material: n/a
Part Number: n/a
Weight: n/a
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: .14 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number:
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Blank B/W bell
Part Number: 430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Speed knobs Black
Part Number: 430-19267
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: .090 Black ABS
Part Number: 430-19622
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Low/High Humbucker
Part Number: 440-13884 / 440-13851
Accessories
Case
Style: Explorer Gig Bag
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
 
Manual: Gibson USA Owner's
COA/Other: None