Explorer

Explorer

Retro Future

Originally conceived as the Futura in the 1958 Futuristic Series, the Explorer debuted alongside the Flying V and the mythical "Moderne." This creation found its home early on with southern rock and blues icons and has etched a tonal footprint in American rock and blues the world over, to this day.

Retro Future

Originally conceived as the Futura in the 1958 Futuristic Series, the Explorer debuted alongside the Flying V and the mythical "Moderne." This creation found its home early on with southern rock and blues icons and has etched a tonal footprint in American rock and blues the world over, to this day.

Every detail is hand selected for vintage accuracy.

Old stock timbers and real nitrocellulose lacquer.

Vintage spec hardware and electronics.

Technical Specs

Body Type: Solid two piece body

Left-/Right-handed: Either 

Number of Strings:

Body Material: Old Stock African White Limba

Color: Natural

Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer 

Neck Material: Old Stock African White Limba

Neck Shape: '58 C (.095 - .098)

Radius: 16" 

Fingerboard Material: Old Stock Indian or Brazilian Rosewood

Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Dots 

Number of Frets: 22

Fret Wire: Medium Jumbo (Dunlop 6105) 

Scale Length: 24 5/8"

Nut Width: 1 11/32"

Nut Material: Aged Bovine Bone

Bridge/Tailpiece: Vintage Spec ABR-1 & Stop bar with steel bushings

Tuners: Gotoh Vintage Spec

Pickups: Arcane Inc/ EPG '57 PAF

Electronics: Vintage Paper & Oil caps and CTS pots

Strings: D'addario NYXL 10-46

Case Included: Hardshell Case

$ 6,000.00

The Explorer body shape® and Explorer headstock are trademarks of Gibson Brands and are used under license. All Rights Reserved.