EXX family guitars

Based on the fabulous Explorer, this guitar is usually a rock machine that can take a wide range of forms. Fancy woods and glowing colours or this minimalist olive green pure and clean version.

Specs & options

Number of pickups: 1 or 2
Body timber: chosen with customer – solid or separate top options.
Neck timber: typically laminated for stability
Fretboard wood: chosen with customer
Scale length: 24.75″, 25″
Fret size: medium jumbo, but any size available. Nickel-silver, Jescar EVO gold and stainless are available options.
Hardware: Gotoh, CTS, Switchcraft as standard. Anything else available on request.
Case: our EX-X uses a shorter and shallower-angle headstock which slightly opens up the choice of available cases or gig bags compared to traditional Explorer cases


Dependent on spec/design/materials. Starting from £2400.

EXX Green Machine

The body of this one is white limba (korina), with an extremely light mahogany neck,  which eliminates the classic neck-dive problem.
The neck’s laminated for stability, composed of three pieces and has a scarfed head with a reduced tilt angle for additional strength over the traditional method. A two-way trussrod is also used, which needs far less wood removing from the critical head/neck area.
Fretboard is zebrano (zebrawood) and wears medium jumbo Jescar Evo Gold frets and the signature dot inlay pattern.
The finish is a custom-mixed satin olive green based on a NATO colour used on military vehicles. It’s 2k, or two-pack.
The black plastics have been satinised to match, and there is a black Tusq nut and all-black hardware – Gotoh, CTS, Switchcraft, with Seymour Duncan JB pickup.

MXX Black Machine

7.5 lbs of deep black tone machine. Featuring top-level hardware. Active EMG pickups. A special technique was used to enhance the depth of the black paint.

As with any Corvus build, all options are available, whether you want advice or have a detailed spec in mind, it’s all possible.

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