Gibson Explorer III 1984 Ebony

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  • $1,000$1,500

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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