Melody Music Shop

Epiphone EDTHMWNH3 Limited Edition Tommy Thayer "White Lighting" Explorer, Metallic White

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Year: 2017
Serial Number: 1709201698
Weight: 8 lbs, 8.5 oz
Featuring Seymour Duncan® JB™ Humbuckers!
Epiphone presents the Ltd. Ed. Tommy Thayer "White Lightning" Explorer Outfit, the third signature model designed with legend Tommy “Spaceman” Thayer of KISS. Featuring the classic Explorer body in a Custom Metallic White finish plus Seymour Duncan® JB™ Humbuckers chosen by Thayer, Grover® Rotomatic machine heads, a custom hard case and more. Plus, each Ltd. Ed. “White Lightning” Explorer also includes a hand signed Certificate of Authenticity in a presentation binder.

Body Material - Mahogany
Neck Material - Mahogany
Neck Shape - 1960's SlimTaper™; D profile
Neck Joint - Glued In; Mortise & Tenon
Scale Length - 24.75"
Headstock - "Explorer" shaped
Headstock Inlay - "Epiphone" logo in pearloid
Truss Rod - Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover - Chrome, Metal engraved / "Tommy Thayer"
Fingerboard Radius - 12"
Frets - 22 medium jumbo
Binding Body Top - 7 ply (Pure White/Black)
Fingerboard - 1 ply (Pure White)
Body Back/Headstock - None
Nut - Imitation Bone
Nut - Width 1.68"
Pickguard - PVC; Chrome Color
Hardware - Nickel
Machine Heads - Mini-Grover® Rotomatics™ : 18:1 ratio
Neck Pickup - Seymour Duncan® JB™ Humbucker; Covered with chrome mounting rings
Bridge Pickup - Seymour Duncan® JB™ Humbucker; Open-Coil with white bobbins
Controls - 1-Neck Volume, 1-Bridge Volume, 1-Neck Tone, 1-Bridge Tone
Pickup Selector - Epiphone All-metal 3-way Pickup Selector with chrome cap and metal washer
Knobs - White "Top Hats" with metal pointers
Bridge - LockTone™ Tune-o-matic
Tailpiece - Stopbar
Output Jack - Epiphone Heavy-Duty with chrome, metal jack plate


Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?

Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!

With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!

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Layaway is an option!

  • Layaway items require an initial down payment of 25%.
  • Layaway items can be held here for up to 90 days.
  • A payment of 25% (or more) is due on the 30th, 60th, and 90th day from the layaway start date (although payments may be made before the scheduled due date).
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  • There are no returns on layaway items. There are no refunds of payments towards a layaway item.
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Items purchased from our store will ship out within 1 business day of receiving payment. FedEX Ground or Home Delivery, fully insured, will be used for shipping instruments and large items. Items over $200 will require a signature. Accessories and other small items will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail.



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