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Gibson Explorer Traditional Pro Electric Guitar   

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The Explorer Traditional Pro from Gibson USA has a body crafted from solid mahogany, with a glued-in quarter-sawn mahogany neck carved in a thin '60s...Read More

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The Explorer Traditional Pro from Gibson USA has a body crafted from solid mahogany, with a glued-in quarter-sawn mahogany neck carved in a thin '60s profile and topped with a Grade-A rosewood fingerboard. Killer looks are assured by a genuine nitrocellulose lacquer finish in your choice of Ebony Black or Wine Red, given an added touch of elegance with cream binding around the body and fingerboard, and vintage amber "top hat" control knobs. The time-tested dimensions of a 24 3/4" scale length, a 1 11/16" nut width, and a 12" fingerboard radius ensures that legendary Gibson playability, too.

To take it all to the next dimension, the Explorer Traditional Pro carries two of Gibson USA's most popular humbucking pickups, a '57 Classic in the neck position for sweet, warm vocal tones, and a slightly hotter BurstBucker 3 in the bridge for gutsy crunch and soaring lead tones. These acclaimed units—both installed uncovered with exposed "zebra coil" bobbins—are made with genuine Alnico II magnets and wound with 42 AWG wire, just like the legendary PAFs of the late '50s and early '60s, and offer a blend of depth and clarity that few pickups can match today. A Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece ensure a solid anchor and optimum sustain, while a set of high-quality Mini Grover kidney button tuners grace the soaring six-a-side Explorer headstock. Whether you're ripping out fat classic rock, or laying down thundering modern metal, the Explorer Traditional Pro offers unbeatable tone, and undeniable style.
Each guitar comes protected in a plush-lined hardshell case with black exterior, and includes owner's manual and adjustment literature, along with Gibson's Limited Lifetime Warranty and 24/7/365 customer service.

  • Mahogany body with creme binding
  • Nitrocellulose finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Thin, flat Explorer neck profile
  • 22-fret rosewood fingerboard (12" radius)
  • Corian nut with Gibson PLEK System slotting
  • 1.695" nut width
  • Uncovered zebra ' 57 Classic neck humbucker
  • Uncovered zebra BurstBucker 3 bridge humbucker
  • 2 Volume, 1 Master Tone control
  • Black speed knobs
  • 3-way Switchcraft pickup selector
  • In-line mini-Grover kidney button tuners (14:1 tuning ratio)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge/stopbar tailpiece

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radical would be an understatment !

By L V

from north central mt

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        Comments about Gibson Explorer Traditional Pro Electric Guitar:

        this is a nice addition to my already killer collection. the guitar is light weight. how could you go wrong, its a gibson.

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        My Goodness!!!

        By Casey Robinson

        from Chico, CA

        Comments about Gibson Explorer Traditional Pro Electric Guitar:

        Fast neck, Gibson Tone, light weight, perfect intonation ( grovers rule), just wish it had a tremolo.
        Was looking for Strat tone, and found it with the coil tapping. Plus you get that fat Gibson Beef from the Burstbucker 3.
        Great quality, was set up perfectly right out of the box.
        Took me a long time to save for this, got lucky this beauty came out. Didn't much care for the X factor explorer, but this one looks amazing and sounds epic.

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        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


        gibson traditional pro

        By jacksonman65

        from omaha

        Comments about Gibson Explorer Traditional Pro Electric Guitar:

        i have owned explorers before and this is the best one they make ,great slim neck really makes this guitar play great, it came ready to play right out of the box it took two months to get it but it was well worth the wait
        the best

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