Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar Worn Black

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The Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar has the famous futuristic body design with a cool worn black finish and black hardware, including a LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for more... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar has the famous futuristic body design with a cool worn black finish and black hardware, including a LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for more sustain and easier string changing, and sealed die-cast tuners. Other features include a mahogany body and a 24-3/4' scale slim-taper hard maple neck for the kind of sustained tone and playability you need. The Epiphone Explorer-GT is also loaded with a 650R Alnico humbucking neck pickup and a 700T Alnico humbucking bridge pickup for a variety of great classic tones. The master tone control has an innovative integrated killswitch/tone pot.

Features
  • Style: Explorer
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Carved maple
  • Finish: Worn black
  • Neck: Bolt-on hard maple
  • Scale length: 24-3/4"
  • Neck profile: SlimTaper
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard radius: 14"
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Dots
  • No. of frets: 22
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • Neck pickup: 650R Alnico humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: 700T Alnico humbucker
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone with Pushkill, 3-way toggle pickup selector
  • Hardware: Black
  • Tuners: Die-cast
  • Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for more sustain and easier string changing
  • Finish: Polyurethane
  • Case: Not Included
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EpiphoneExplorer-GT Electric Guitar
 
4.4

(based on 23 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Get this, now.

I got this guitar a few days ago, and it's great. Ultra light body. I mean, wow, it's so light it's crazy. The action is awesome too. Super low action. The...Read complete review

I got this guitar a few days ago, and it's great. Ultra light body. I mean, wow, it's so light it's crazy. The action is awesome too. Super low action. The hard-ware on the guitar looks great, and the inlays look awesome too. The worn black adds a nice touch to it too. Humbuckers are great. I was playing on my amp, clean, and it was still distorted. This Guitar isn't for anything but metal, and other heavy genre's in my opinion. Good volume, and great tone. And not to mention it has a killswitch. I had no clue about that until I bought it. Overall, this guitar is excellent for any novices, and any beginners. It can also take a beating. I've dropped it I don't know how many times, and not a single scratch or dent. I absolutely love this Guiar. And for the price.. it's a steal.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

it was five stars, but...

...the input jack broke in a bit less than a year because there is nothing keeping it from coming out as you plug and unplug you guitar. Everything else is fine though but...Read complete review

...the input jack broke in a bit less than a year because there is nothing keeping it from coming out as you plug and unplug you guitar. Everything else is fine though but it's just destined to break because of this design flaw.

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(54 of 60 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Get this, now.

By Zach M.

from El Paso, Texas

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

I got this guitar a few days ago, and it's great. Ultra light body. I mean, wow, it's so light it's crazy. The action is awesome too. Super low action. The hard-ware on the guitar looks great, and the inlays look awesome too. The worn black adds a nice touch to it too. Humbuckers are great. I was playing on my amp, clean, and it was still distorted. This Guitar isn't for anything but metal, and other heavy genre's in my opinion. Good volume, and great tone. And not to mention it has a killswitch. I had no clue about that until I bought it. Overall, this guitar is excellent for any novices, and any beginners. It can also take a beating. I've dropped it I don't know how many times, and not a single scratch or dent. I absolutely love this Guiar. And for the price.. it's a steal.

(32 of 33 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pretty Cool

By Rock&RollApt

from Boston, MA

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

A great alternative to the Epiphone Les Paul/SG Specials because of the quality of this axe is the same. The Flying V style headstock combined with Explorer-like body is a neat eye catcher. Like a lovechild of 2 famous styled Gibsons. 2 added things you should know about this guitar: 1) The tail end is shorter than any other Explorer style I've seen. 2) The body is thicker than most electric guitars. Totally fun to play. A great guitar for beginners.

(23 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Beginner Guitar

By Jesse

from Chickasha, OK

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

I've had this guitar for over a year now and it still holds up great. I've dropped it way more then once and it has very few scratches. When playing it thru a clean and a using the neck pickup it souds like it has single coil pickups and i think thats great. Also when playing thru distortion it sounds just as good and heavy as my friends Ibanez, for half the price too. It's extrememly light and the killswitch is a nice addition. If i had to change something on this guitar it would be the pick ups. Other then that, it's an awesome guitar. Especially for the price too.

(18 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

it was five stars, but...

By JD3V3N3Y

from Naperville, IL

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

...the input jack broke in a bit less than a year because there is nothing keeping it from coming out as you plug and unplug you guitar. Everything else is fine though but it's just destined to break because of this design flaw.

(17 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

WOW

By JimboSlice7

from St.Louis, Missouri

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

wow this is a great guitar. when i first saw it i thought what a discrace to the explorer. but i was wrong it hold up to the sound of the future guitar called the explorer. it sound great for metal(expecally in drop C)and it is great for a smooth sonuding classic song. one of my best and favorite. it looks alittle different but dont underestimate it is still an explorer. Great sound for the price you wont be disapointed

(16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

killer buy!!

By justin

from lehi, UT

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

bought this guitar for my little brother so that he could start learning. when i played it i loved it!! the action is great, it holds its tune really well, and the kill switch is a fun addition. this little guitar has some awesome tone but for the price! I would definately recommend this to anyone buying for a little rocker.

(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Epic axe of might & magic

By Josh

from Escondido, CA

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

This guitar flies right out of the box. Didn't have to do anything except for tune it. If you want to channel James Hetfield this is the guitar for you. Great fretboard, pickups scream, the body is cool, killswitch is totally functional. This Epiphone is worth every penny.

(12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great guitar for everyone

By Juan Delaluz

from Brooklyn, New York

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

this guitar is so great. Its smaller than a regular explorer and its body feels so great. my favorite thing about this guitar..its has the kill switch pot. And when i write new songs. i always use this to make them sound sicker.. i love this guitar. and its affordable too

(9 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

It's worth it's money, but beyond that...not so much.

By king666nothing

from Dallas, TX

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

It is very light (almost feels like it's made of plastic), which can be a good thing for some people. But light weight almost always means not enough sustain. But the fact that it's made of mahogany partially makes it up. Pickups are not that good, but not bad either. Just average stock pickups. You will need a good amp or a good pedal to get some good tones out of it, 'coz pickups ain't gonna give it to ya.

(9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great!

By Nelson Brownguy

from LA, california

Comments about Epiphone Explorer-GT Electric Guitar:

Not the worlds best pick ups but still sounds great. My favorite part about this guitar is that it's always distorted! I dont even have to turn on the overdrive, I just leave it on clean ;) Its also very light.

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