Gibson 2006 USA Explorer with Custom Gold Metallic Snake Skin Finish. After one look at this guitar, one might wonder if Gibson should have produced the Explorer in a snakeskin finish from day one. Master artisan Shadoe McKee of Beyond Custom Guitars has created a beautifully detailed finish on this fine instrument, which originally came from the factory with a "heritage cherry" veneer. The custom finish covers both front and back of the guitar, as well as the reverse of the neck and headstock. The detail of McKee's work is so fine that the scales seem to have a 3D texture to them. The finish is sealed with a professionally applied poly-clearcoat. Both body and neck are solid mahogany, and the 22 fret fingerboard is rosewood with dot inlay. Gibson's fabulous 496R pickup (neck) and 500T pickup (bridge) give this guitar the "juice" it deserves. Gibson model number DSXRCHCH1, serial number is 005960314. This super-clean Explorer comes with an oversized hardshell case to preserve its pristine condition. Comes professionally set-up and ready to play.

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