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This guitar is built by Japanese and Korea luthiers, it is with excellent quality and reasonable price. You can choose from all kinds of finish, wood and hardware. Left handed is also available!

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Specifications of Our Custom Made Ken Lawrence Explorer

Body Wood: Mahogany
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Construction: Set-in
Fretboard: Rosewood
Inlays: Pearl Flame Inlays
Scale Length: 25.5"
Frets: 22
Pickups: 2 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Switch: 3-Way Selection Switch
Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
Headstock: Ken Lawrence Style
Bridge: T-O-M and Stop Tailpiece
Hardware: Black Finish
Finish: Natural Finish
Strings: D'Addario






You can find two important points about this instrument.


Ken Lawrence Explorer For Sale (About Owner:James Hetfield)


James Hetfield is the rhythm guitarist, co-founder, main composer and lead singer of the heavy metal band Metallica. Metallica was set up in Oct 1981, after that, Metallica has received 9 Grammy Awards, and released 9 studio albums, three live albums, four extensive plays and twenty four singles. In 2009, Hetfield was recorded No. 8 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists, and listed No. 24 within the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists after defeating Parader. James Hetfield prefers Explorer guitar so much that he has employed Explorer electric guitars from Gibson to ESP successively, and he has been the main endorser for ESP since 1980. James' major custom-made guitar is the Explorer specifically designed by Ken Lawrence.

James Hetfield Explorer   


Ken Lawrence Explorer For Sale (About Maker: Ken Lawrence)


Ken Lawrence Musical Instruments was built by Ken Lawrence in 1986 for bass and guitar customization business. Except being a luthier, Ken Lawrence also is a bassist, he commenced making guitar in Moonstone Guitars in 1981 and five years later he setup his individual company. Ken Lawrence primarily hand builds electric guitars, thus the handling usually takes him one entire year to accomplish an instrument, and the per year producing number is twenty to twenty five, therefore the cost is rather expensive. And he also custom crafts guitars for James and his band mates from American band Metallica. What he crafted for James is essentially according to ESP Explorer guitar, but the headstock and fretboard inlays differ somehow.


Ken Lawrence Explorer For Sale (About Features)


Each electric guitar made by Ken is according to customers' requirements. Ken refuse to utilize endangered wood, in particular, he supports using hard wood from tropical rain froests as the material of the guitars, normally alder, swamp wood and mahogany for body usage, but if buyers have other requirements he also utilizes other wood. All necks are generally crafted from eastern hard maple, which can be a terrific selection for fingerboards of Katalox or Grenadillo and can be also custom-made with various finishes and basses with or without having fretboards and various pickups.





Ken Lawrence Explorer For Sale (About Models)


Ken Lawrence successively manufactured a couple of explorers for James, the first 1 is with mahogany body, Chechen wood finish, Ken Lawrence headstock, Tribal Hunting Scene fretboard inlays. The other one still uses mahogany body, but the top is made of flocculent yellow-colored sandalwood, Ken Lawrence headstock, Chechen wood for the cover of the back groove, Sun-Ray fingerboard inlays.


Ken Lawrence Explorer For Sale (About Pickups)


EMG is normally utilized, EMG-81 in bridge and EMG-60 in neck


Ken Lawrence Explorer Vs ESP Explorer


Similarity: maple neck, 22 frets, rosewood fretboard, mahogany body, black hardware (tune-o-matic bridge and stop wiring board and tuners), one volume control.


The headstock is modified by using Ken Lawrence headstock. There is no inventory of this electric guitar that is particularly created.


You can find the Hetfield Ken Lawrence explorer guitar in video Cunning Stunts. Actually, Hetfield used this electric guitar in a lot of songs, including Mashup Denny's Playlist.


What We Offer about This Ken Lawrence Explorer guitar


Over years a lot of buyers consulted the Ken Lawrence explorer electric guitar with us, possibly because it's genuinely uncommon, and the interval to customize one is too long, or maybe the value is too big. Anyway, we then started to study and duplicate this instrument. We even bought a utilized Ken Lawrence explorer with a high price, so we have all reliable specs and sizes of this unique instrument! The most significant issue to copy this guitar lies at some specific woods which we contact many wood vendors and eventually found some hard woods of tropical rainforest.


However we provide far more options on pick-ups selection, except the unique EMG pickups which we also bought for your specifications, Wilkinson pickups is what we strongly advised due to its high quality and cost-effective price. It can save you many funds!! The Wilkinson pick-ups with the very same specs as EMG pick-ups are significantly more affordable than the latter!!


Considering that our products are created with a small volume, the price, in comparison to those custom built guitars, is much more reasonably priced, but at the same time, the stock is limited, therefore should you really prefer this unique guitar, please catch the opportunity to make contact with us quickly.

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