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Gibson 2017 Explorer T Electric Guitar with Case

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Product Description

One glance and you know instantly: this is a rock'n'roll powerhouse of a guitar. The 2017 Explorer T delivers raw power, scorching tones, and extreme sustain, all wrapped in an iconic design that's as rebellious as rock itself. And beneath the Explorer's aggression and brute sonic force lie the subtler qualities that make a Gibson such a special guitar: superb playing comfort, extreme speed, and the confidence of utmost quality. Crafted in the image of the original radical Explorer body style, using select solid mahogany, and loaded with two of Gibson's fiercest high-gain humbuckers and top-quality hardware, the Explorer T is truly a piece of rock weaponry that can do it all. The guitar is delivered in a classic Gibson hardshell case with a Gibson multi-tool, a premium leather strap and a polishing cloth.

Gibson 2017 Explorer T Features

  • Chrome TOM and aluminum Stop Bar. Mini-Grover tuners. Black speed knobs
  • 496R and 500T humbuckers. 2 volumes, 1 master tone, 1 toggle switch
  • Mahogany body and neck, with rosewood fingerboard. Explorer slim-taper neck profile. 22 polished frets. Acrylic dot inlays.
  • Classic Explorer hardshell case
  • Premium leather strap, Gibson multi-tool, polishing cloth

Product Specifications
Gibson 2017 Explorer T Electric Guitar with Case Specifications
  • Series: Core T 
  • Body Style: Explorer
  • Back: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck profile: Explorer slim taper
  • Neck width: 1,695"
  • Heel: Traditional
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale length: 24.75
  • Number of frets: 22 polished frets
  • Nut: Tektoid
  • Inlay: Acrylic dots
  • Bridge: Aluminum Tune-o-Matic with steel thumbwheels
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar with steel posts
  • Knobs: Black speed knobs
  • Tuners: Mini-Grover
  • Plating: Chrome
  • Neck pickup: 496R
  • Bridge pickup: 496T
  • Controls: 2 volumes, 1 master tone, 1 toggle switch
  • Case: Classic Gibson Explorer hardshell case
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
Scott Submitted: 3/15/2017
Product Rating
"Good Buy"
Product Rating
What is your opinion of this product?
I have been a Gibson guy for 25 years (not a purist but a huge fan) up until 2014 when the auto tuners, adjustable nut, and other gimmicky junk came out on the Gibsons-I tried a few guitars and was not impressed, so I bought other brands the last couple of years. I purchased the 2017 model Explorer T(can't believe Gibson put these in a gig bag last year)which came with a beautiful vintage style case, strap and cool multi-tool. After adjusting the neck, putting on new strings and setting the action to my liking, the guitar plays really well. The pickups are great, nice and chunky sounding. The balance is awesome and the guitar is lighter than I expected, which was a pleasant surprise (My LP Custom is a back breaker). I would have given it 5 stars if there wasn't some wood chipped off the end of the fingerboard past the 22nd fret (cosmetic only)-I can live with that but QC should have been better. It sounds great clean or overdriven-useful for many music styles.
Michael Submitted: 3/7/2017
Product Rating
Love love love
What is your opinion of this product?
Top of the line guitar, with a stunning look. The guitar plays very well and looks even better in person, I highly recommend getting one, well worth the price. Beautiful finish and very lightweight for jamming out, stays in tune very well, and feels good to play sitting or standing.
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