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Gibson 2016 Explorer T Electric Guitar (with Gig Bag), Cherry

This guitar was born to rock. The 2016 Gibson Explorer comes loaded with with 569R/500T humbuckers, and a slim taper neck to belt out heavy-hitting riffs. (6) Read 5 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Gibson 2016 Explorer T Cherry

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Features: What it does for you:
496R and 500T humbucking pickups Delivers traditional rockin' tone
Grover tuners Fantastic stability and reliability
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel

Gibson 2016 Explorer T Electric Guitar

The Gibson Explorer 2016 T's solid mahogany body delivers a fat and punchy sound, while the 496R Hot Ceramic and 500T Super Ceramic humbuckers sizzle and snarl with aggressive authority. The Explorer's radical design is not just eye-catching, but also offers excellent playing balance. Also featuring a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, Tune-O-Matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece, and Grover machine heads, this is a tried and true, made in the USA rock and roll machine.

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Features:

- Rock-solid performance with a traditional appearance
- Explore the classic neck width behind the Explorer's acclaimed playability
- Density for solid sustain, self-lubrication for exceptional tuning stability - even with heavy string bending
- Rule the stage - powerful ceramic magnets generate scorching leads and crunching rhythm tones
- The Slim Taper profile is built for speed and fast fret fingerings
- Traditional tone, solid playing feel, and thickness for enhanced sustain
- Not only great tone, but excellent balance whether sitting or standing
- This handcrafted, American-made guitar is ready for immediate action
- A straightforward look for a true rock and roll guitar
- The hand-sprayed, nitrocellulose lacquer helps your guitar look, feel, and sound its best

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.
Tuners: Mini Grover tuners
Neck width: Original 1 11/16" neck width
Nut: TekToid nut
Pickups: Powerful 496R and 500T humbuckers
Neck profile: Explorer slim taper neck profile
Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
Body: Solid mahogany body
Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
Inlays: Traditional dot inlays
Finish: High-gloss nitro finish
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Cherry
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 21 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DSXRCHCH1
Ebony
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 20 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DSXREBCH1
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Overall: I bought the Blemished Explorer. I was hesitant till i called and was told the blemished are just returned guitars that are checked out and resold. Two tiny bumps that are barely visible is all i can find.
Style of Music: Classic Rock-- from 1970 to 2005...lol
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Overall: Previously, I've owned 2 epiphone explorers. This is my first Gibson explorer. There is no comparison at all. If you're on the fence as to which brand to get, get the Gibson.The explorer is not quite as heavy as a les paul, but it has some heft to it. The sound resonates throughout the entire body. The pickups are very high output. I play it through 2 different mesa boogies. So high output pickups being played through high gain amps don't really sound that great IMHO. The neck pickup is fine, but playing on the bridge pickup.....there's so much gain that the bottom end doesn't sound tight. In other words, you're not gonna be able to play master of puppets with this combination. The tone of the pickups are great. They both have that gibson sound, just very gainy. The guitar arrived in excellent condition, but was in need of adjustments in both action and intonation. The gig bag is sturdy enough for carrying the guitar around town, but to be sent via fedex, etc., well that's pretty cheap of gibson to pull a stunt like this and not give a hardshell case. Kudos to zZounds for the free 2 day delivery.
Style of Music: metal, blues
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