Gibson Announces 7-String Explorer

The 7-string Explorer is styled for heavy rock.

Nashville, TN (November 6, 2009) -- Gibson has announced the release of their new 7-string Explorer model. The guitar features solid mahogany body with high-gloss ebony finish. The neck is mahogany with a rosewood fingerboard and 22 jumbo frets. The neck features no inlay, only side-dot position markers, which Gibson says is to, "preserve its mean, dark aesthetics." The 7-string Explorer comes with EMG 81-7 in the bridge and EM 707 in the neck. The guitar comes with a hardshell case and has an MSRP of $3339.

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