Gibson Explorer III (1984 - 1985)

Gibson Explorer III (1984 - 1985)

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Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Explorer III
Finish
  • Alpine White
  • Camouflage
  • Ebony
  • Ferrari Red
Year
  • 1984 - 1985
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • X-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Color Family
  • Black
  • Green
  • Red
  • White
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Model Family
Model Sub-Family
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Offset Body
Pickup Configuration
  • SSS
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Series

Overview

Only in production for one year, the Explorer III differed from other Explorers in a few ways. For one, it used an Alder body instead of Mahogany. Additionally, the Explorer III wielded three P-90 pickups instead of humbuckers and lacked a pickgaurd.

Years of Production: 
1984 - 1985

Body Style: Angled solidbody

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Three P-90 pickups, two controls, tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece

Notable Explorer Players: The Edge, Billy Gibbons, James Hetfield 

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