One glance and you know instantly: this is a rocknroll powerhouse of a guitar. The 2017 Explorer T delivers raw power, scorching tones, and extreme sustain, all wrapped in an iconic design thats as rebellious as rock itself.
And beneath the Explorers 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 Gibsons 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."
Body and Neck
Mahogany body and neck, with rosewood fingerboard. Explorer slim-taper neck profile. 22 polished frets. Acrylic dot inlays.
Pickups and Electronics
496R and 500T humbuckers. 2 volumes, 1 master tone, 1 toggle switch
Chrome TOM and aluminum Stop Bar. Mini-Grover tuners. Black speed knobs
Classic Explorer hardshell case w/ Premium leather strap, Gibson multi-tool, polishing cloth
• Body & Neck: Mahogany
• Neck profile: Explorer slim taper
• Neck width: 1,695 in.
• Heel: Traditional
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Scale length: 24.75 in.
• Frets: 22, polished
• Nut: Tektoid
• Inlay: Acrylic dots
• Bridge: Aluminum Tune-o-Matic with steel thumbwheels
• Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar with steel posts
• Knobs: Black speed-type
• Tuners: Mini-Grovers
• Hardware Plating: Chrome
• Neck pickup: 496R
• Bridge pickup: 496T
• Controls: 2 volumes, 1 master tone, 1 toggle switch
• Finishes available: Ebony, Heritage Cherry
• Case: Classic Gibson Explorer hardshell