Gibson Explorer Mahogany Natural 1977

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in Natural with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Explorer Mahogany Natural 1977

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  • $4,046.00

Description & Specs

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Finish: Original

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Body Details: Mahogany Solid Body

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: D-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .77" / 12th: .97"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with a rosewood board, pearl dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock

Electronics: Original "Tar-back" Humbucker neck pickup, Non-original Embossed Pat. No. "Dirty Fingers" Humbucker bridge pickup, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume controls per pickup, master tone control -- Volume pots date to 1976. Solder covers tone pot code but matches other two pots.

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 5.1 kΩ / Bridge: 16.1 kΩ

Hardware: The tuning keys are non-original. There are open screw holes from past tuning machines. -- The bridge has been replaced. An alternate bridge type was previously installed. The stud anchor holes have been doweled and new anchors installed. -- The pick guard and control knobs are not original.

Weight: 8 lbs 7.3 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Non-original pick guard, control knobs, tuning machines, and bridge. -- The bridge stud anchor holes have been filled and new anchors installed. -- Non-original bridge pickup.

Case Details: Non-original Hard Shell Case

Cosmetic Condition: This guitar shows some play wear. Nicks, dings, and other scuffs and blemishes exist throughout the finish. Buckle rash is present on the back of the body. The back of the neck shows hand wear beneath the lower frets. The headstock face has clouded slightly. The hardware shows moderate tarnish.

Serial Number: 06247122

Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and light neck relief. The frets are wide and low showing light to medium-light wear. -- The pot codes date to 1976. The serial number dates to 1977.