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Epiphone Unveils Limited Edition Korina Explorer Bass

Epiphone Limited Edition Korina Explorer Bass

Epiphone has released a line of limited edition instruments featuring korina wood, including the Limited Edition Korina Explorer Bass. The bass sports the classic explorer body shape and comes loaded with a set of Epiphone’s XR and XT humbuckers.

Both its body and neck are made of korina (also known as African Limba), while the fingerboard is rosewood. The glue-in neck has a 1960’s SlimTaper D-profile. Pearloid dots serve as markers along the 22 frets.

Other features include vintage-style Black “Top Hat” knobs plud gold hardware and premium die-cast machine heads. The Epiphone Limited Edition Korina Explorer Bass will be shipping later this month with a street price of $549.

Epiphone Limited Edition Korina Explorer Bass Specs:

Body:Korina (African Limba)
Neck:Korina (African Limba)
Neck Profile:“1960’s” SlimTaper; D-Profile
Nut:Synthetic Bone
Neck Joint:Glued In
Truss Rod:Adjustable
Scale Length:34″
Fingerboard Material:Rosewood with pearloid “Dot” inlays
Fingerboard Radius:12″
Nut Width:1.61″
Frets:22; medium-jumbo
Headstock:Traditional Explorer with Pearloid “Epiphone” logo
Neck Pickup:Epiphone Bass XR Humbucker
Bridge Pickups:Epiphone Bass XT Humbucker
Controls:Epiphone All-metal 3-way Pickup Selector
Bridge:Fully-Adjustable, Flush mount
Hardware:Gold
Pickguard:3-layer; (B/W/B)
Output Jack:Epiphone All-metal 1/4″
Output Jack Plate:Square; Black PVC
Machine Heads:Premium bass die-cast; 17:1 ratio
Knobs:Black “Top Hat” knobs