Gibson Explorer Candy Apple Red 1985

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Explorer Candy Apple Red 1985

Used
  • $995.00
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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: The guitar has been fully refinished. The finish on the headstock face appears to be original, but has a couple small drop fills from a previously installed locking nut.
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .78" (1st fret), .95" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The neck has been refretted and the nut replaced.
Electronics: The guitar has been fully rewired, with Gibson pickups (exact model cannot be determined), neck and bridge volume controls, and master tone control. The pot codes date to 1996.
Pickup Measurements: 7.6k (neck), 8.1k (bridge)
Hardware: The nut has been replaced.
Weight: 8lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The guitar was routed for a Kahler trem, and had a locking nut installed at one point. There was also an extra route added near the control cavity, on the back. The routes have been filled and the guitar fully refinished. -The guitar has been fully rewired with non-original pickups and electronics -The neck has been refretted -The nut has been replaced
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows mild cosmetic wear, with assorted small chips, dings, and light scratches. The finish has checking in areas, as well as some drips and minor blemishes. The filled routes are visible on the front and back of the body, and there are a couple filled holes on the headstock face behind the nut from a previously installed locking nut.
Serial Number: 81415518
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets show minor wear. The serial number dates the guitar to 1985.
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