From 1958 to 1963 Gibson introduced a barrage of bold new guitar designs. In 2003 these angular, modernistic models were reborn as the X-Factor series. Today's X-Plorer revives the first reissue of 1976, celebrated for its aggressive styling and powerful sound. The impressive appearance is complemented by two screaming ceramic pickups--the Gibson 496R "Hot Ceramic" in the neck position and the 500T "Super Ceramic" in the bass.

  • Body : Mahogany
  • Neck/Profile : Mahogany/Rounded
  • Fingerboard/Inlay : Rosewood/Dot
  • Scale/Nut Width : 243/4"/111/16"
  • Bridge/Tailpiece : Tune-o-matic/Stopbar
  • Hardware : Chrome
  • Pickups : 496R ceramic magnet humbucker, 500T ceramic magnet humbucker
  • Controls : Two volume, one tone, three-way switch
  • Strings : Brite Wires .010-.046

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