Sammy Hagar Signature Gibson Explorer

23rd Jun 2011 | 15:53

The former Van Halen and current Chickenfoot frontman comes full circle with a suitably over the top signature model

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Here's part of the official release:

"Like every great electric guitar from Gibson USA, the Sammy Hagar Explorer begins with a foundation of supreme tonewoods. The body is crafted from solid mahogany and dressed with a cream binding—an elegant touch for an Explorer. It is dressed in Gibson's unique 'Red Rocker' finish in hand-sprayed high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer, and adorned with a secret 'ghost image' of the Chickenfoot logo randomly placed on the back, an emblem that can only be seen when viewed from a particular angle in the right light.

"A quarter-sawn mahogany neck is glued-in in traditional Explorer style for supreme upper-fret access, and carved to a slim, fast profile. The rosewood fingerboard is also bound in cream, and the classic 'drooped' six-in-line Explorer headstock carries a truss-rod cover with Red Rocker 'R'."

Visit Gibson to read the entire spec sheet.

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