Winning bid: GBP 1,220.00. shipping. Guarantee The guarantee covers (Any material or manufacturing defectrecognised by us )If you … $3814. Details about GIBSON EXPLORER 1984 USA ORIGINAL ELECTRIC GUITAR WITH CASE (R:EBA) GIBSON EXPLORER 1984 USA ORIGINAL ELECTRIC GUITAR WITH CASE (R:EBA) Item Information. 1984 Gibson Explorer III - Red This is a 1984 Gibson Explorer III in very good condition for its age. See more ideas about Gibson explorer, Cool guitar, Guitar. This listing is for a 1984 Gibson “no-pickguard” Explorer, made most famous by James Hetfield of Metallica during the Ride the Lightning / Master of Puppets era... nicknamed his “So What” Explorer. Bill Kelliher. Ended: Nov 14, 2020. It is called the 1984 Explorer EX. Seller says she’s reminiscent of James Hatfield’s axe at the time. Cant wait to get involved. From my 1984 Gibson Explorer guitar humbucking pickup PAT NO 2,737,842 Tim Shaw Era, inclided mounting rings, two screws, two springs, fully fonctional. I play a 1978 SG, 1980 LP Custom, and my 1984 Explorer. Sometime in 1986 James put a tape over the original writing, and wrote the words “More Beer” on it instead. This guitar will be seen with alot of different artwork throughout 1984-1988. No major cracks. However, because of the somewhat large and cumbersome shape, it's not exactly the most ergonomic guitar on the planet. All Explorer guards - both Gibson USA made and imported Epiphone Models require a tracing of the original or the original guard itself be sent for duplication PG 117: Gibson 1984 Explorer 8 screws & switch. Save gibson explorer 1984 to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. There are no cracks or repairs done to this guitar. 1984 Gibson Explorer III Black with OHSC . Like something from another planet. Gibson Serial Numbers 1975-Present ... Explorer, Flying V, and Futura reissues (since late 1992): M YRRR or MYRRRR M is the model year being reissued Y is the production year RRR(R) indicates the guitar's place production for that year. Epiphone "1984" Explorer EX Electric Guitar *Alpine White *EMG Active Pickups* • This item may have minor surface scratches not easily visible. 1985 Jackson King V Custom – "Kill Bon Jovi" Used during the recording of Master of Puppets and sporadically during the Damage, Inc. Tour in 1986/87. The Gibson Explorer is a fairly light guitar considering its size and sits reasonably well on the body. Good luck if you're bidding on it! Also restored in 2008 for the Death Magnetic album. A long time ago (30 years!) The gentleman I bought it from stripped the blue, and gave it a natural wood finish (he also sanded down the neck and it is SMOOTH. Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher was inspired to pick up an Explorer after seeing James Hetfield playing one in the early ‘80s. Color: Black Condition: Good Year: 1984 Made in: U.S.A. She’s that good looking. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . Les meilleures offres pour 1984 Gibson Les Paul Custom Vintage Tim Shaw pickups tronçonneuse CASE Ebony Noir sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en livraison gratuite! The second Explorer had the words 1984 Gibson Explorer “So What” written on it in 1985. See more ideas about gibson explorer, gibson, guitar. incl. I know myself and a lot of other Hetfield fans would pay good money for a 84 Gibson explorer reissue. + Shipping to: 98837. Neck Pickup:Active EMG-85. Bridge Pickup:Active EMG-81. AvantGuardian Orange Vigilante. Gibson Explorer 1976 Item Description Used Overall condition is good Please contact us if you have any questions about parts, condition and so on. Condition: Used “ Pre-owned, shows many marks/scratches/dents to the body. Now Epiphone has a model out. Music Guitar Cool Guitar … Ive been seeing the 1984 epiphone explorer reissues everywhere, and the only reason i havent bought one is that it doesnt say Gibson on the headstock. 1984 Gibson Explorer – "More Beer" Hetfield's back-up guitar from 1984 to 1988. used awesome original 1984 explorer by gibson. This version sports the much preferred hard tail. No longer the thing that should not be, then. ? AvantGuardian, Dec 1, 2009 #3. redlol SS.org Regular. The Gibson Explorer started as an experiment, was received as a joke, yet is now considered, along with the Flying V, as one of the ultimate metal planks. … ( ) Not an exact reissue of the Gibson 84 explorer, but close enough, control layout is slightly … So what gives? so they took the circuit board out of a Chet Atkins acoustic gut string. 1 watched in last 24 hours. The color looks very similar to the Gibson "Ferrari Red" finish on other Gibson guitars, but the book states it as "Red". Mar 1, 2020 - Explore Mike Wingate's board "Gibson Explorer", followed by 513 people on Pinterest. Guitare électrique Collection "Inspired by Gibson", Corps en acajou, Manche en acajou, Touche en laurier indien, Repères "points", Profil du manche: Slim Taper C, … Music Guitar Cool Guitar Playing Guitar Paul Reed Smith Gibson Guitars Esp Guitars Gretsch Gibson Explorer Electric Ladyland. comes with original floyd rose locking tune system 2 tremolo whammy bars standard and for dive bombing and skb custom case .all items described as shown .all items sold as is no returns . So I have a 1984 Gibson explorer. Joined: Mar 25, 2009 Location: Seattle . Gibson Explorer model “EXP 83” James Hetfield “SO WHAT” Guitar. case Rare 1984 Gibson Explorer III all original and in excellent condition, exept for a crack in the tip of the headstock. It pumps out spectacular meaty tone and, let’s be honest, looks the absolute balls. Neck shape:SlimTaper D' Profile. orig. Ive owned my Explorer for about 4 years and have always wondered exactly what it is. 1984 GIBSON EXPLORER TUNER - DESIGNER SERIES : * plating has wear 1 x tuner ONLY * no washer included... more. PG 1172: Gibson 1981 Explorer 8 screws & switch (No Photo Available) PG 174: Gibson 1985 Explorer 8 screws & switch PG 19: Gibson Mid 70s Explorer 8 screws & switch, corners between … Details about 1984 Gibson Explorer III Black with OHSC. I'd be all over this if I could spare the cash. Recently Gibson reissued a small number of 84 Explorers as part of its Guitar of the week line. Not finding what you're looking for? That will definitely draw eyeballs. $1,300.00 to $1,600.00 - apply Price filter. Approximately US $1,754.39 (including shipping) 1984 Gibson Explorer III Black with OHSC. 1984 Gibson Explorer III - White - 3x P-90! 1984 Gibson Explorer Overall Condition is Very Good+ showing normal wear that you expect from a used 35 year old guitar. Saved by Eric Seigel. Save this search. Price. She rocks Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues pickups and seller notes the original wiring harness is intact. They sued ESP for using this body style, and yet wont even produce it under the Gibson brand. This guitar was found in a pawn shop spray painted blue by its first owner. Gibson Explorer 1976 JAPAN. An original ‘58 will cost you both arms and legs. The second explorer guitar used by James Hetfield, similar to its predecessor. – Made in USA in 1985 (“EXP 83” model was producted from 1983 to 1986 with no pickguard and different pot configuration respect standard production) – 100% AUTHENTIC, including a pair of … Loaded with hot 496R and 500T ceramic magnet humbuckers, today's Gibson Explorer still rocks the body shape and set-neck design that made it a '70s icon. Its a real rocker, the same model with the triangle knob-layout and no pickguard James Hetfield from Metallica used to play. 224 votes, 32 comments. I always thought Hetfield's white Explorer looked awesome. (So, it can be very expensive compared to the price in your country.). I played it in 1984, it was just the coolest bass, it plays so good and it's louder than bejesus. Come with 6'1/2 inchs of wire and the pickup read16.01 Kohms on my multimeter. Rare Gibson Explorer from the 1984 "Designer Series", swupposedly only 50 came with the Union-Jack finish! Im a cheap bitch so this heaven for me. I dont know how long they make it for but I hope they make it for a long time because it is a great model. This is a cool new guitar from Epiphone. Secret to this amazing, heavy sound is the alder body and two high-output "Dirty Finger" pickups. This 1984 Gibson Explorer Designer Series Electric Guitar stopped me dead in my tracks. Is there anyone out there selling a Gibson explorer 1984 (original, or reissue) ?? In good condition. First off, this is my first post to the Gibson forum. Gibson Explorer Electric Guitar . [Epiphone 1984 explorer.] Messages: 1,179 Likes Received: 273. This guitar was a part of the Gibson “Designer Series” run in the early-mid 80's, since many of them had graphics on the front. This guitar has been at my parents place since I moved out a little over a year ago, so it needs some real work, and I was considering modding it out … 1984 Gibson Explorer – "So What" First used on Ride the Lightning. Buy the best for the best. I just love her pinstriped top. - 1976 is the year they first reissued them so I know those ones are sought after - Then even though Gibson went through some tougher times, the 1984 Explorer is sought after because it's the same model as Hetfield's alder explorer used on albums. The Gibson Explorer is a type of electric guitar that made its debut in 1958. He took the circuit board from that and plopped it in this Explorer bass; cut it out and put it in the back. Adonai678, Dec 1, 2009 #2. 1985 "PHA-KOUGH" 1985 "PHA-QHO" in the upper left corner + "middle finger" sticker to the body + tape to hide the Gibson logo + EMG PICKUPS 1986 "MORE BEER!" I have an itch for an explorer type guitar and gibsons are most common so can anyone explain the explorer hierarchy? 11 results for gibson explorer 1984. Highly collectable an what a great sounding pickup. Dec 18, 2019 - Explore Stephen Dredge's board "Gibson explorer" on Pinterest. Item Information. Among his most recognizable Explorers are: “So What” and “More Beer,” two 1984 models named for the permanent markers scrawled on the bodies; and “Rusty,” a 1976 model that features a black finish and metal pickguard. 1984 Gibson Explorer - "Union Jack" - Designer Series . James Hetfield | '84 Gibson Explorer, "So What." Update your shipping location 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. Condition: Used “ Good condition, please read description ” Price: C $2,350.00. 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