1980 Gibson Explorer E/2

  • The Explorer E/2 was a modern update to the Explorer that launched in 1979. The Explorer E/2 was distinguished by using a Walnut or Maple top on a five-piece maple body with beveled edges. It also had a number of cosmetic appointments to set it apart from other Explorers including an "E2" emblem on the truss-rod cover. 


    Years of Production: 1979 - 1983

    Body Style: Angled solidbody

    Wood Composition: Maple body, Maple or Walnut top, Ebony fingerboard

    Design Elements: Dual uncovered humbuckers, two volume and one tone control, tune-o-matic bridge, TP-6 tailpiece

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


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