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Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar


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$999.00 MSRP: $2,169.00 Save : $1,170.00 (54%)
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A vintage-inspired take on Gibson's hard-rockin' axe: the Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar.

Putting this killer axe in a class all of its own, the Gibson USA Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited dresses the legendary Explorer body in a Vintage Amber finish and comes equipped with a pair of high-output Gibson Dirty Fingers+ humbuckers to give you the ultimate blend of classic style with super-hot scorching rock tones. Shredders and hard-rockers will appreciate the ultra-fast feel of the Slim mahogany neck and rosewood 'board, and players who like to keep things simple will love the no-nonsense control layout (1 vol, 1 tone, 3-way switch). The Explorer Faded 2016 Limited also comes fitted with a TekToid nut and chrome-plated hardware which includes a set of high-quality tuners and a Tune-O-Matic bridge with a stopbar tailpiece. Comes complete with gig bag.

Get your Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

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  • Electric Guitar
  • Gig Bag


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Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar

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Awesome Guitar.


from North Haven, CT

Comments about Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar:

First of all if you're not a tall lengthy person, this guitar isn't for you. The only downfall would be the knobs on it, seem kind of cheap to me. The sound on this thing kicks butt. This is a big guitar, and the neck is kinda thick. Personally I prefer this, but it is thick so beware.

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Slowly falling in love with this guitar.


from Norwalk,CA

Verified Buyer


  • Loud
  • Natural finish feel
  • Rich Resonance
  • Thin Neck


  • awful knobs
  • Bad fret job
  • Fret buzz
  • Weird smell

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    Comments about Gibson Limited Run Explorer Faded 2016 Limited Electric Guitar:

    Bought this thing because i have always dreamed of owning an explorer since i was a kid; now that i am an adult i can finally own my very first explorer! Eventhough it is everything i have ever dreamed of, this is guitar has a few flaws that i dont like.

    first of all the frets are awful, they stick out and scratch my fingers. This isnt a big issue to some but for me this is inexcusable for a $1000+ american made guitar.

    also the guitar stinks! since i was a kid i always heard new gibsons smelled like vanilla... they do, but they also smell of rotting wood glue. everytime i take mine out of the case i get a nice smell followed by the most fowl thing i have ever smelled.

    the knobs are awful! they are tiny and have tons of friction so i always leave them on 10

    fret buzzes like no tomorrow which is not nice. idk what to see, i am a little heart broken that gibson sends out this stuff. the quality control card has a big line over the check list as if the inspector just let it off the line without looking at it.

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    Number Of Frets 22
    Scale Length 24.75"
    Neck Shape Slim
    Body Style Explorer
    Neck Wood Mahogany
    Fingerboard Rosewood
    Body Wood Mahogany
    Pickup Configuration H-H
    Bridge Pickup Dirty Fingers+
    Neck Pickup Dirty Fingers+
    Bridge Type Tune-O-Matic with Stopbar Tailpiece
    Tuning Machines Sealed Gears
    Orientation Right-Handed
    Case/Bag Included Yes
    Case Type Gig Bag
    Series Limited Run
    Model Explorer Faded 2016 Limited
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    Warranty Info:

    The manufacturer's warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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