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1983 H-781 EXP ad

The H-781 was Hondo's single pickup Explorer copy with special graphics and finishes. Part of the Deluxe Series, it was introduced in 1982. In 1984, some were made as Formula 1 Series models.

Features

  • 1982-1984
  • $349.95 MSRP (1983)

Body:

  • Laminate body
  • Belly carve

Neck:

  • Rock Maple bolt-on neck
  • Rosewood "skunk stripe" (mid 1983-1984)
  • Rock Maple fretboard with dot inlays
  • Eagle Beak headstock
  • Color-matched headstock (except CB)
  • Silk-screened Sunrise logo
  • Silk-screened Formula 1 logo
  • Gibson style nut (~1982)
  • Fender style nut (~1983-1984)
  • 21 frets
  • 25.5" scale

Electronics:

  • One X-44 high output humbucker with chrome cover
  • 1 Vol, 1 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuners (Formula 1)
  • Fish-shaped truss rod cover (~1982)
  • Bullet style truss rod (~1983-1984)
  • Metal knobs
  • Narrow, blank neck plate (~1982-1983)
  • Wider neck plate w/ engraved Sunrise logo (~1984)
  • 6-point, 5-spring vintage-style tremolo
  • Optional 6-point Licensed Floyd Rose tremolo w/ fine tuners

Finishes:

  • Explosion Starburst (EXP)
  • Black w/ White Spiderweb (SW/BW)
  • White w/ Black Spiderweb (SW/WB)
  • Blue with Orange Spiderweb (SW/BOR)
  • Red w/ Yellow EVH-style tape (VH)
  • Black w/ Red/Orange/Yellow Flames (FL)
  • Black & White Checkerboard (CB)
  • Half SW, half VH (VHS)

Also branded as:

  • Eagle EXP
  • Lazer

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