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A Bolt of Beauty

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

The classic Gibson Explorer dives into new aesthetic and sonic territory with this Custom-appointed version, replete with multi-ply binding, pearl appointments, gold hardware, and a solid Ebony fingerboard. It's an electrifying, upscale look which brings with it Gibson's signature playability, instantly-recognizable voice and Gibson Custom's unwavering commitment to building the best guitars on the planet.
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Explorer Custom w/ Ebony Fingerboard Gloss Specifications

Body

Body Shape
Designer
Body Material
Solid Mahogany
Binding
Multi-ply
Weight Relief
None
Finish
Nitrocellulose Gloss

Neck

Material
Solid Mahogany
Profile
Medium C-Shape
Scale Length
24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material
Solid Ebony
Fingerboard Radius
12"
Number Of Frets
22
Frets
Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material
Corian
Nut Width
1.69" / 42.85mm
End of Board Width
2.24" / 56.89mm
Inlays
Mother of Pearl Block
Joint
Long Tenon

Hardware

Finish
Gold
Tuner Plating
Gold
Bridge
Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece
Stop Bar
Tuning Machines
Grover Kidney
Pickguard
Black Multi-Ply
TrussRod
2-way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover
2-Ply Black/White
Control Knobs
Black Speed Knobs
Switch Tip
Black
Switchwasher
Black
Jack Plate Cover
Gold-plated Brass
Strap Buttons
Brass
Mounting Rings
Black M69
Pickup Covers
Gold-Plated

Electronics

Neck Pickup
490R Humbucker
Bridge Pickup
498T Humbucker
Controls
2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 1 500K CTS Tone Pot, Hand-Wired Harness
Pickup Selector
3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack
Switchcraft

Miscellaneous

Strings
.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case
Custom Shop Hardshell
Accessories
Certificate of Authenticity Booklet