Epiphone Korina Explorer Electric Bass

Feature: What it does:
Korina body Very warm, lively, and balanced tonewood
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Gold hardware Enhances beauty of hardware complement
Epiphone XR and XT humbuckers Detailed and powerful tone; hum-free performance
- Body Material: Korina (African Limba)
- Neck Material: Korina (African Limba)
- Neck Profile: "1960's" SlimTaper(TM); D-Profile
- Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Neck Joint: Glued In
- Truss Rod: Adjustable
- Scale Length: 34"
- Fingerboard Material: Pau Ferro with pearloid "Dot" inlays
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Headstock: Traditional Explorer with Pearloid "Epiphone" logo
- Neck Pickup: Epiphone Bass XR Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: Epiphone Bass XT Humbucker
- Controls: Epiphone All-metal 3-way Pickup Selector
- Bridge Volume
- Neck Volume
- Master Tone
- Binding: None
- Frets: 22; medium-jumbo
- Bridge/Tailpiece: Fully-Adjustable, Flush mount
- Nut Width: 1.61"
- Hardware: Gold
- Pickguard: 3-layer; (B/W/B)
- Output Jack: Epiphone All-metal 1/4"
- Output Jack Plate: Square; Black PVC
- Machine Heads: Premium bass die-cast; 17:1 ratio
- Knobs: Black "Top Hat" knobs
- Optional: Hard Case (940-EXBCS)
- Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural
Shipping Weight: 12.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EBEXANGH3
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
(3 ratings)
Submitted July 28, 2018 by Mark Dodson in Lewisburg, TN
"Rare find...this one is a sleeper"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I bought this on a whim because I was tired of playing “traditional” shaped Basses. I bought a thunderbird and thought I would try this one out right? Just to keep with a theme. Wow was I shocked: I had been looking at pickups to replace the stock ones and to my surprise I don’t need them. Epiphone has stepped up their game. A few minor tweaks and this thing is a beast. Way different from my t bird. This is what I was looking for. Great construction. Solid as a rock. Hardware is fantastic and gleams professionalism. Do not be scared of the name. I played many Gibsons and this bass will hold its own. The sound is warm but has quite a bite. Balanced well. I use a strap that is 3.5 inches wide and has an unfinished back. This bass rocks. Had it 1 day. zZounds rocks!
Musical Background:
Pro
Musical Style:
Rock hevey metal
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