Superb tone and sustain, the Gibson Explorer has always been a trail-blazer since its introduction in 1958. Always ahead of their time, this 2018 Special Run Gibson has introduced a further touch of class. The Gibson Explorer Elite features a solid mahogany body and set-in mahogany neck with a fast, comfortable profile. The Burstbucker pickups have an open powerful tone that is great for any musical genre. Gold hardware compliments an Aged Cherry finish perfectly resulting in the classy, subtle looking Gibson Explorer any discerning rocker has been craving.