Gibson 2016 Explorer T

The Gibson 2016 Explorer T‘s solid mahogany body delivers a big and punchy sound, while the 496R Hot Ceramic and 500T Super Ceramic humbuckers snarl with aggressive authority. This is a true, made in the USA rockmachine.

The Gibson 2016 Explorer T comes with a mahogany body and neck. It weights 4 lbs, the neck has an Explorer Slim Taper profile, the Gibson 2016 Explorer T also comes with a TekToid nut, 22 frets and a rosewood 12″ radius fingerboard.

Gibson 2016 Explorer T

The Gibson 2016 Explorer T has dot made of acrylic inlays, comes with a 496R humbucker pickup in the neck and a 500T humbucker pickup in the bridge, it also has a a volume control for each pickup and a master tone control, mini Grover kidney tunning machines, a stop bar tailpiece and a Tune-o-matic bridge. Finally, the Gibson 2016 Explorer T comes with a black gig bag.

Gibson 2016 Explorer T Gig Bag

The Gibson 2016 Explorer T comes in 2 different colors:

  • Cherry
  • Ebony

Gibson 2016 Explorer T

Characteristics of the Gibson 2016 Explorer T:

  • Tuners: Mini Grover tuners
  • Neck width: Original 1 11/16″ neck width
  • Nut: TekToid nut
  • Pickups: Powerful 496R and 500T humbuckers
  • Neck profile: Explorer slim taper neck profile
  • Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
  • Body: Solid mahogany body
  • Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
  • Inlays: Traditional dot inlays
  • Finish: High-gloss nitro finish

Of course, nothing that we or a video can say will be better than going to your local music shop and see and feel and test a Gibson 2016 Explorer T by yourself, nothing can be better than your own judgement. With our review, we try to help you make a decision but we always advise you to try the guitar by yourself before buying.

Check the video below for more information and to hear the different sounds you can get from the Gibson 2016 Explorer T.

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