It is about time, they got every spec right I could ask for, well maybe they could have added binding to the neck, but I can live without. I would also have put a black floyd on, but that is easy to change later on.
Gibson.com: Gibson Explorer Tremolo
Round of applause? Not with the sort of markup Gibson has. I also refuse, on principal, to respect a company that would make a neck joint entirely out of sawdust and woodglue.