Gibson Explorer Bass Red 1985

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Explorer Bass Red 1985

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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original. We have been told that the signature on the front of the bass belongs to Joan Jett.
Body Material: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .83" (1st fret), .93" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 32"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece maple neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment
Electronics: Original Gibson pickups and electronics, with neck/bridge pickup volume controls and master tone control. The pot codes date to 1985.
Pickup Measurements: 9.2k (neck), 9.1k (bridge)
Hardware: The intonation screw for the A string saddle has been replaced. A brass nut has been installed.
Weight: 10lbs 8oz
Modifications/Repairs: A brass nut has been installed, and the A string saddle intonation screw is not original.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The bass shows appropriate cosmetic wear for its age. The finish is glossy with checking, small chips/dings, and other minor signs of wear. The edges of the body, including the fins, have various small dings, and there is a patch of wear on the back that's begun to go through the finish.
Serial Number: 81905642
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are medium-low and show minor wear. The pot codes and serial number date to 1985.
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