Hit one detuned power chord on the Explorer Blackout and you’re likely to dim the lights for several blocks around the venue. A pair of Dirty Fingers pickups put some of Gibson USA’s most powerful humbuckers beneath your fingertips, while the all-black esthetics and radical Explorer styling complete a guitar that can walk the walk just as fiercely as it talks the talk.

Select mahogany for body and neck ensures rich tone and sustaining resonance, with a SlimTaper™ neck for unparalleled Gibson playing speed. Dial in the looks with a down-swept, six-a-side Explorer headstock, a black-bound fingerboard with split-diamond inlays, black-chrome hardware and black Speed Knobs, and the Explorer Blackout Limited Run is the most sinister axe on stage or in the studio. Each guitar comes protected in a Vintage Brown Gibson Hardshell case.

PICKUPS
TWO DIRTY FINGERS HUMBUCKERS, SOME OF GIBSON’S MOST POWERFUL PICKUPS.
BODY
SELECT MAHOGANY, A TIME-TESTED TONEWOOD, LENDS SUPERB DEPTH AND RESONANCE.
HARDWARE
A TUNE-O-MATIC BRIDGE, STOPBAR TAILPIECE, ALL IN BLACK CHROME.
CONTROLS
INDEPENDENT VOLUME CONTROLS WITH MASTER TONE AND WITH SWITCHCRAFT™ THREE-WAY SWITCH.
NECK
SOLID GLUED-IN MAHOGANY NECK WITH BLACK-BOUND FINGERBOARD, INLAID WITH ACRYLIC SPLIT DIAMONDS.
TUNERS
BLACK-CHROME MINI-GROVER™ TUNERS.
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