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Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar Alpine White 

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Overview
  • Mahogany body
  • 24.75" Scale mahogany slim taper neck
  • 14" Radius rosewood fretboard, 22 frets
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $999.00
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    - $400.00
  • Your Price:
    $59900
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Revisit the past, control your future.

This futurist Explorer is "1984" come to life with a classic form that stands out on stage and with a sound that totally erases the past. Originally introduced in 1958, the Explorer's radical and futuristic body shape has since been adopted as the instrument of choice for hard rock and metal players. With a sleek new update of the classic design combined with high output EMG pickups, the "1984" is a whole new Explorer. Case sold separately.

Features
  • Mahogany body
  • 24.75" Scale mahogany slim taper neck
  • 14" Radius rosewood fretboard, 22 frets
  • EMG 81/85 (bridge/neck) active pickups
  • Master volume and tone controls
  • Black hardware, Grover tuners with small buttons
  • Case sold separately

Own a piece of 1984 and order this Explorer today.

 
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Epiphone1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (5)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Solid electronics (5)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Good pick up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (5)
    • Practicing (5)
    • Recording (5)
    • Rock concerts (4)
    • School bands (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (3), Professional musician (3)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    (6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Headstock was completely broken off!!!!

    By Tommy2Tuff

    from San Diego,CA

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

          Plain and simple, i will never buy used gear again from this company!

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          I Love This Guitar!!

          By Tony Burn

          from Biloxi Ms

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts

            Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

            Amazing Guitar.. Excellent Customer Service..

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            4.0

            Exactly what I thought it would be.

            By davidfite1978

            from Kentucky

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

            • Fret Buzz
            • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

            I bought a "restock" white explorer. I saved almost 100 and it was definitely worth it. It does have a factory "2nd" stamped into the back of the headstock if that matters. No ink, just pressed into it. I bought it knowing it wouldn't be perfect, but I don't care much for having a perfect finish anyway(I actually play my guitars onstage, so they'll always have dents and dings). There were a few paint marks (black from the headstock paint bled onto the side of the headstock), some glue on the frets (came off), and a couple of paint nicks on the body (nothing you can see really).

            The main problem was with the nut and frets. I took it to a custom shop in town that builds guitar for "rock stars" (RS Guitarworks) and they told me the nut/fret problems weren't due to it being a 2nd, just the nature of buying a lower/mid range guitar. So I think I still wound up with a good deal as I would have had to get it fixed either way. After a nut job and a fret leveling, the guitar is awesome. Exactly what you'd expect from an explorer. It's nose-diving a little, but I haven't played it enough to decide whether or not I need to move the strap location.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Metal Monster

            By reza

            from seattle

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

              I got this in black and my god it screams to be played hard. My favorite things is the flare in the back allows your to rest your elbow on it while playing. It is exremely easy to play. the EMGs sound stunning. it can get a really beefy tone and also a vintage tone. mine came with a perfect action. looks absolutely beutiful. only complaint is the finish along the fretboard could have been done better. but its an amazing guitar

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Old metal shredding machine

              By b9009b

              from Philly

              About Me Professional Musician

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Tone
              • Insane Sound
              • Perfect weight
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

              • Nada Nothing None

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Live Gigs
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

              You cannot go wrong with this guitar. It comes loaded with EMG 81's. You can also use it for old school rock and some blues style music. This guitar has a quick neck action and feel. My wife bought me the white model. I also have the Epiphone Wayne Static V. Epiphone is just as good as Gibson and Esp. Don't be afraid.

              It also comes with Epiphone Strap Locks.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excelent

              By gndark

              from Bogota Colombia

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Rock Concerts
                • School Bands

                Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

                Everything was fine. This is a very good guitar, it's sound is awesome and i am happy with it.

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                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome

                By Jared Maynard

                from West "By God" Virginia

                Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

                Even with the problem i had this guitar still shreds and is a great value, but it hasn't replaced my Jackson Randy Rhoads as my main guitar!! Although, it is my permanent backup and sounds awesome.
                This guitar is built for metal. I've been playing some Amon Amarth tunes on this guitar and it's right on to their sound. This guitar is amazing for the price and quality. If your looking for a classic shape metal guitar this is the one to buy! The neck is sleek and built for speed and the EMG's are an excellent combination. And the Explorer shape is undeniably metal as it gets!
                Although its a great guitar quality could be better. I had to fix the toggle switch which wouldn't work except on bridge pickup which was a task for my local guitar shop. Now the problem is fixed but should have been caught by quality control. Other than that the frets could be a little smoother.
                For the price you can't beat it once you get it setup right for you!!!!

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing guitar

                By Andrew Schmidt

                from Wisconsin

                Comments about Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX Electric Guitar:

                It's amazing. i love it, i would never sell it in my life. i got a white one from sam ash but its the same guitar.
                Awesome, set neck, emgs, and grover tuners. comes standard with everything you need. gave it an 8 because i would prefer neckthrough, and an emg 60 instead of an 85.
                No problems with it at all. plays great and sounds great.
                Goes above and beyond any gibson ive ever played.. matches quality of ESP/LTD guitars for the same price

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