#1
Hey, guys. I'm in the market for a new guitar, and was wondering if you guys could help me. See, ever since I've started listening to Coheed & Cambria, I've absolutely fallen in love with the Gibson Explorer-shaped body. Now... I'm not a big fan of Gibsons.

So, I was wondering if you guys could help me find an Explorer-shaped body by someone else that is a decent guitar for the money. I'm looking to spend anywhere up to 800 dollars on one.

I already know about the Hamer standard. Any others?

Any help is greatly appreciated, of course.
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#2
The ESP LTD EX-400 is Explorer shaped. I know nothing about this guitar, I just remembered seeing an Explorer shaped ESP. Here's a link:
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/ESP-LTD-EX400-Electric-Guitar?sku=512028

It got pretty decent reviews...

Edit: Here's a link to a similar one I found, it's a little more expensive but more people reviewed it: http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/ESP-LTD-EX400-Electric-Guitar?sku=516667
#4
maybe ibanez DT series? not sure about prices/or anything else about them
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#5
Hell an original Gibson Explorer is one of the cheapest Gibsons you can get. look around at one of them. The LTD isn't bad but the headstock pisses me off.
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#6
get the epiphone cause it looks like the one Claudio uses in "The Suffering"
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#7
Look around on eBay, et al, for the discontinued ESP explorers. James Hetfield uses a few and they are top notch guitars, just difficult to find.