Gibson Explorer E2 Electric Guitar

Gibson Explorer E2 Electric Guitar

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Overview

Only produced for four years, the Gibson Explorer II, also called the E2, was intended to serve as an update to the original Gibson Explorer. A few key differences that set the E2 apart included a five-piece maple or maple/walnut body that was contoured and sported beveled edges, as well as a few cosmetic appointments for differentiation. The E2 is sometimes confused for the The Explorer CMT, which has a bound body and curly maple top. In 1983, Gibson redesigned the Explorer again, shifting to a simpler design with repositioned control knobs, and optional optional kahler bridge.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Explorer II E2 with In-Line Knobs
Finish
  • Bahama Blue
  • Cherry Sparkle
  • Cherry Sunburst
  • Natural
  • Red
  • Silverburst
  • Tobacco Sunburst
  • White
Year
  • 1979 - 1983
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • X-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Color Family
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Silver
  • Sunburst
  • Tan
  • White
Model Family
  • Gibson Explorer
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson Explorer II E2
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Yes
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Series
  • Gibson Norlin Era

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