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Our Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar Specifications


Items: Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar
Body Wood : Mohogany
Neck Wood : Mohogany
Construction : Set-In/ neck thru
Fingerboard : Rosewood
Inlay : Block Inlay
Scale Length : 25.5" scale length
Frets : 22
Pickups : 2 Humbuckers
Controls : 2 Volumes, 1 Tone 3-Way Toggle Switch
Bridge : 2 Tune-O-Matic Bridges and tailpieces
Finish : Black and Yellow Finish
String : D'Addario
Hardware: Gold Hardware



About the original Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar



"Rick" Nielsen is the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Cheap Trick. For the band's first few albums, Nielsen wrote the majority of the material himself. He is well known for having many custom-made guitars from Hamer Guitars, including his famous CHEAP TRICK guitar.




During the 1970s Nielsen's guitar playing was much sought-after; he was the session guitarist on albums by Hall & Oates, Alice Cooper, and Kiss bassist Gene Simmons among others. He has owned some 2000 guitars throughout his career, and never tours with less than 45. He has been a steady customer of the Hamer guitar company, having dozens of "Rick Nielsen" models built for himself over the years.




Do you like Nielsen and his guitars?If you are a fan of Nielsen,we can custom for you.What are you waiting for?Quick to order your favorite guitar.



Our Custom Made Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar


Good news for guitars' fans and collectors! We supply custom service of Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar Compared with other guitar custom shops, our custom shop has the following advantages!

Lower Custom Price---With just several hundred dollars, you can own one Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar completely like the original ( But in other custom shops, the custom price for one Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar reaches thounds of dollars, or even you have money, no where you can find it).

Shorter Building Time---Unlike other custom shops with at least 2 months building time, we can usually finish one guitar around 25 working days.

Real Zero-Risk--- After we complete your guitar, we will take some HD pictures and send them for your inference. And if you are not satisfied, you can demand us to make progress again and again untill the guitar is perfect for you, or demand us to refun d you. 

Higher Quality----Since years ago, our Custom Shop has been a "dream factory" producing all kinds of guitar copies from top players of each time. We dare not say our copies are as good as originals, but they are more attractive in price. 
Facing such a guitar custom shop with Lower Custom Price, Shorter Building Time and Higher Quality... If you are just looking for a custom shop for your dream guitar, why not give it a shot?----Zero-Risk!!!



Dtails of the Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar



This is a very rare guitar, and if you’re a fan of CHEAP TRICK guitarist, Rick Nielsen, it's very special as well. The pin, which measures 1.5" wide by 9/16" tall, is a pin replica of the very famous HAMER Guitars, "Explorer" model, decorated in Rick's signature checkerboard finish. The HAMER logo is visible on the headstock and all 6 strings and the fret markers are visible as well. The pin is in excellent condition, having spent most of the last 25 years in the attic. (Guitar pick shown in photo for size reference only & is not included). This is NOT a Hard Rock guitar pin.




The appearance of Nielsen on stage was influenced by Huntz Hall of The Bowery Boys; Nielsen wears a flipped up old style ball cap, Nielsen's face resembles Huntz Hall, and some of Nielsen's on-stage antics have been compared to Hall as well.


The pictures below are parts of the original guitar ,you can clear see these parts.




It is worth mentioning that the hardware and pickups we select are Wilkinsons. We have to admit that Wilkinson hardware and pickups are not as good as the original ones. But they are more attractive in quality and price, saving much money for our customers. Most of our customers reflected the Wilkinson are beyond their imagination- stable and reliable enough!



Other Colors of the Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar





There is another very famous the Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar, it also shows on the stage. But the other color of the guitar are probablily a little differences and please check it carefully in order to  avoid to inconvenience you.But we also able to make it for you.The Rick Nielsen Explorer Guitar is available in many colors.So when customizing this guitar,you can choose any color or type you like.




Aiming to build your dream guitar!



The copies of guitars from famous players, most of the guitars that we build are custom-made based on the customers’ needs. There are so many different options and variables that it doesn’t make sense to have a standardized order form. The best way to go about obtaining this information is for you to contact us and let us know what it is that you’re looking for. We can discuss these options and figure out what is best for you. Your business is important to us and we want to provide you with the best customer service we are capable of. We want this to be the best guitar-buying experience you’ve ever had.

And please, don’t be shy if have any questions about our guitar. And don't be afraid to bring us troubles. Our customer service staff and other workers are pleasant to exchange with our customers, as they can learn new knowledge and get some exercise from the process.








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