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|
|Neck Joint:||Glued In|
|Fingerboard Material:||Rosewood with pearloid “Dot” inlays|
|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|
|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|