Gibson Explorer HP Heritage Cherry #170084848 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

Gibson's "High Performance" Explorer with GFORCE Tuners, Zero Fret nut, and upgraded Mother of Pearl fingerboard inlays.

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Condition: Used, Excellent

A modern Gibson with a look that's sure to turn some heads! All the bells and whistles on this one, collector owned, impeccably maintained!

Everyone needs at least one Explorer!

Manufacturer's Description from Gibson Guitars

Top Features

Improved G FORCE™ auto-tuning: Fast, accurate, great for alternate tunings, now with smoother and quieter gears!

Titanium zero-fret adjustable nut: Incredible tone, sustain and durability. Full control over the action. Locking feature.

Soloist neck: Ideal neck for the soloist. Superb tones thanks to the one piece, increased thickness rosewood fingerboard

Fast-access heel: Unparalleled access to the high notes

Iconic Explorer multi-ply pickguard: Historic Gibson tone wood

Humbucker Pickups: 496R and 500T humbuckers for aggressive Gibson tones

Full chrome hardware: Adding practicality to looks, the new knurled knobs toggle switch cap add some more grip for a better control during live action.

Aluminum TOM with titanium saddles: Amazing tonal transmission thanks to the titanium saddles and steel locking thumbwheels.

Classic controls: 2 volumes, 1 tone, 1 toggle switch for complete tonal control, gold plated multi-contact jack and silent, aviation grade toggle switch

Classic Gibson Explorer case: Stylish and protective

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About Manufacturer

Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.

Specifications

Model: Explorer HP

Serial: 170084848

Year: 2017

Weight: 7.95 lbs

Body Material: Mahogany

Top Material: 

Body Finish: Hi Gloss Lacquer

Color: Heritage Cherry

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Shape: Explorer Slim Taper

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Dots

Number of Frets: 22

Nut Material: Zero Fret

Nut Width: 1.745"

Bridge/Tailpiece: Tune-O-Matic

Tuners: G-FORCE Tuners

Number of Pickups: 2

Neck Pickup: 496R

Bridge Pickup: 500T

Controls: 2 x Volume, Tone, 3-Way Pickup Selector

Case: Gibson Hardshell