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2003 - KENNETH LAWRENCE "flaming sun"

- shape:
similar to MX-250 but with KL original 3+3 headstock
- construction: set neck (no step)
- neck: mahogany w/"pre-stressed" graphite spars and "dual acting" truss rod
- body: mahogany with quilted bubinga top, headcap and rear cover plate
- fingerboard: Central American Rosewood "Grenadillo" fretboard w/"Blind Binding" with "Gold and Black Mother of Pearl" "flaming sun" inlays, 24.75" scale (628mm), Graph Tech nut; 22 frets .110" x .052" "Wide Pyramid" from Sanko Seisakusho, Japan; Fibre-optic Orange LED
- electronics: active EMG 81 (bridge) / 60 (neck), 2 Volume (no tone control), Toggle 3 way selector and a mini switch for the Fiber Optics

- hardware: Tone Pro┬╣s Bridge and Tailpiece, Schaller straplocks, Sperzel locking tuners, Black Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: Hand cut Mother of Pearl Logo
-- back of headstock: (nothing)
-- rear of the cover plate: serial number + date of production + KL signature
- colors and other features: Hand rubbed Oil and Wax finish
- notes: comes with hardshell fly case and c.o.a.

This is James' second KL Explorer, received Spring '03. He now has 5 KL's total with #6 on the way...

Today James replaced the standard EMG with JHEMG.
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