Gibson Explorer '76 1990 - 2002

Gibson Explorer '76 1990 - 2002

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Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Explorer '76
Finish
  • Cherry
  • Ebony
  • Natural
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • White
Year
  • 1990 - 2002
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • X-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Color Family
  • Black
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Tan
  • White
Finish Pattern
  • Sunburst
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Offset Body
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

Overview

After a decade of rapid versioning and tiers of the Explorer, Gibson went back to its roots in 1990, pulling the new Explorer's design from the original 1976 re-release. This design would remain in production under various names until the mid-2010s, with the first switch happening in 2002 with the "X-Plorer" rebrand.

Years of Production: 
1990 - 2012 

Body Style: Z-shaped solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Dual ceramic (496R and 500T) magnet humbuckers, two volume and one tone control, tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece

Notable Players: The Edge, Billy Gibbons, James Hetfield 

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