Epiphone Explorer EX Electric Guitar with EMG Pickups, Alpine White
Epiphone Explorer EX Electric Guitar with EMG Pickups, Alpine WhiteDetails
The Epiphone Explorer EX incorporates the iconic hard rock guitar shape whilst also featuring powerful EMG pickups, a solid mahogany body and a SlimTaper "D" Profile neck. Finished in Alpine White and also including a 22 fret rosewood fingerboard the Explorer EX not only looks and sounds great but also provides advanced playability perfect for both rhythm and lead guitar players.
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The futurist 1984 Explorer EX features a distinctive body shape, which was first introduced that suits hard rock and metal players. This update of the classic design combined with high output EMG pickups, makes the "1984" a whole new Explorer.
The guitar has a solid mahogany body, allowing for a light but balanced weight which works great for long hours on stage and in rehearsal. The mahogany wood also provides the 1984 EX with subtle tonal shades and a biting sustain when the guitar is played at loud volume. The Explorer EX boasts a hand-fitted and glued-in neck with a 24.75" scale. On top is a rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium-jumbo frets. This guitar has no pickguard, leaving a sleek look and it comes in an Alpine White finish.
The 1984 EX is equipped with an EMG-85 neck pickup and an active EMG-81 bridge pickup, both with Alnico magnet-loaded coils. Expect beefy low end and a fat top end. Get great lead guitar high volume overdrive with the the EMG-81 bridge pickup. You get distortion during lead passages that are consistent with long sustain and smooth breakup fades. The active EMG pickups are superb at pushing any amp into overdrive. Combine the neck and bridge pickups for a head-ringing combo that will cut through any stage volume. It's easy to change the active pickup's 9-volt battery, thanks to the hinged compartment on the back.
Tune-O-Matic Bridge and More
This guitar features all black hardware with Master Volume and Master Tone. It has Epiphone's trademark LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge and LockTone StopBar tailpiece, providing solid string tension and quick tuning accuracy.
Body & Bridge
- Body: Mahogany
- Construction: Set-In
- Finish: Alpine White
- Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: StopBar
Neck & Fretboard
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: SimTaper™ "D"
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Inlays: White Dot
- Fretboard Radius: 12"
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Nut Width: 1.68"
Hardware & Electronics
- Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone, 3-Way Pickup Switch
- Bridge Pickup: Active EMG 81 Humbucker
- Neck Pickup: Active EMG 85 Humbucker
- Machine Heads: Grover®
- Hardware: Black
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