ESP Guitar Company, Inc

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The ESP Guitar Company (Electric Sound Products), located in North Hollywood, California, is a prominent manufacturer of electric guitars and basses.

The company was created by Hisatake Shibuya in 1975 as a chain of music retail stores in Japan. In 1983, ESP started making replacement parts and started making hand-made custom guitars in 1985. In 1986, ESP opened an office in New York City to make custom guitars for American players. In 1996, ESP started a new brand, the LTD. The LTD guitars are similar to ESP guitars and more affordable. According to ESP, LTDs are made on an assembly line in Korea from cheaper materials than ESPs, which are handcrafted in Japan. They still provide the optional custom service which made them in the first place.

ESP found fame by providing guitars for guitarists who went on to become leading exponents of thrash metal music in the 1980s, most famously to Metallica. As a result of these endorsements, ESP has gone on to become one of the largest suppliers of guitars for use in heavy music.

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Re: 400 series for sale.

Do you still have the ESP for sale?
If so I'm interested.

: I own a 400 series stratocaster in cream pink with a bolt-on maple neck, low-profile rolling Schecter locking vibrato system and a white pick-guard. This guitar plays very well and sounds good. Low fret action with good fret-wire.
: There is minimal body marking for a twenty year old guitar. It weighs about as much as my Fender strat and my Custom Dreams strat.
: Will find a case to fit if needed. Otherwise I'll pack it like crazy for shipping. phillytorpex@aol.com is my email address.

L@@K JH-2

Hey Guyz look i just saw a Jh-2 in Ebay!! I know some of you are looking for it and though you would like to know about it. Heres the item number #1495720773 And it still has a few days to go!

ESP KH-2 Relic Unplayed Forsale

The production of this guitar was in 2001, and was limited to only 100 instruments worldwide. This means they will never be reproduced again. It is definitely a collectors item. It includes a certificate of authenticity signed by Kirk Hammett (himself), warranty card, and all the parts. It features a neckthru body design, skull and bones inlays, floyd rose, and a set of EMG-81 pickups. It also includes an ESP hardshell case. I'm looking for $2500 for this guitar. This guitar is in mint condition, never played and still has plastic on truss rod cover and back of the guitar. have plenty of pics. email me if interested at

itsmillertime06@hotmail.com

Re: ESP KH-2 Relic Unplayed Forsale

I'm sorry but I sold this guitar in March.

sizes

i just wanna know the size or dimensions of the black explorer (snake)that james hetfield uses and if possable be able to get a picture aswell. thanks daniel

amps

if anyone out there has any info on the amps kirk hammett is usin for practice plz post tha details!

-=KH2 OUIJA=-

I need this guitar... this is like a severe case of desperation and i need a price of where i might get a brand new ESP KH2 OUIJA in victoria.

Re: -=KH2 OUIJA=-

: I need this guitar... this is like a severe case of desperation and i need a price of where i might get a brand new ESP KH2 OUIJA in victoria.
:: If your still looking I have a used one for sale in mint condition with moon and star inlays

James Hetfield Guitars......I am willing to pay.....

I would like to own one of each of the James hetfield Signature series guitars. I have $money$ and I am willing to pay an obscene amount of money for these guitars. If anyone has one and is willing to sell one to me for a nice amount of money email me at SBailey2384@aol.com

Thanks

Re: James Hetfield Guitars......I am willing to pay.....

hey,
i have an ESP JH-1 which is the ESP flying V with the red flames in near mint condition and an ESP JH-3 which is the ESP Les Paul with hetfields drawings on them in dead mint. the ESP JH-3 still has the plastic on the back of the guitar and truss rod cover and has never been played. i have both warranty cards and both come with signed certificate by james himself. both come with signature hardshell cases in mint condition that has JAYMZ written on both. only 200 of the jh-1 were made in 97 and 100 of the jh-3 in 99. i have plenty of pics of both if interested. i am asking $2200 for the jh-3 and $2000 for the jh-1. if you want both, i can let them go for $4000 together. email me if interested at

JaymzHetfieldJH123@hotmail.com

I have a sweet esp bass

i have a esp ltd bass IT is sweet as hell i remcomnd people buying more esp gutairs.

Kerry King guitar

i really want one of kerry king's black ESP pointed V guitars! if you have one that you want to get rid of, or know anybody that does...PLEASE email me! my email is brogiebaby@hotmail.com... thanks!

Re: Kerry King guitar

I really want kerry kings electric guitar with the x shape and black with red flame if anyones selling 1 or knows somone who is email me at Jake_McGinness@hotmail.com and tell me the price.

ESP Kerry King

i really want one of kerry king's black ESP pointed V guitars! if you have one that you want to get rid of, or know anybody that does...PLEASE email me! thanks!

surching 4 an esp MV deluxe..

I'm surching 4 an esp MV DELUXE...

Employment

My name is Benjamin Hass. I am a Luthier student at Roberto Venn in Phoenix. I will graduate the end of January 2002. My background includes a marketing degree from Baker University, Baldwin City, Ks. and 2 years in financial work, most recently with State Street Bank and Trust of Kansas City. My passion is guitars and my training and experience has prepared me for a meaningful position in the music industry. Employment location and salary requirements are open however, I am an achiever and expect to be rewarded for performance. My resume and letters of reference are available upon request. I appreciate the consideration of your prestigious company. Thanks! Ben Hass

luthier

how much do luthiers make?

KH-4 Signed by Kirk Hammet (value?)

I bought a KH-4 (black w/ pearlized pick guard) for $1300. It like new and still has the certificate of authenticity. I know the guitar is worth more than what I paid, but I am just wondering how much.

Does anyone have an idea how much a KH-4 signed by Kirk Hammett is worth. The guitar is a neck-thru made in USA (i believe) and it is also discontinued from ESP. If you have any information please post a reply.

Thanks

Re: KH-4 Signed by Kirk Hammet (value?)

Just to clarify, the GUITAR itself is actually signed by Kirk (with a metallic pen).

esp 400 series

looking to buy any esp 400 series i can find

Re: esp 400 series

I have a creamy pink 400 series by ESP. It is a great strat copy with a bolt-on neck.
The body is in very good+ condition with a white pick-guard and a maple neck with the usual played appearance in a few positions along the neck. The neck itself is v-shaped.
This guitar has a low-profile rolling Schecter locking vibrato system. The serial number is 03220 I believe.
You may email me at phillytorpex@aol.com with questions.

ESP LTD M-250

Does anyone have any info on the M-250?

Re: ESP LTD M-250

: Does anyone have any info on the M-250?
MY DAD HAS ONE AND IS LOOKING FOR ANOTHER ONE. WHAT INFO DO YOU HAVE ABOUT ONE?

Re: ESP LTD M-250

: : Does anyone have any info on the M-250?
: MY DAD HAS ONE AND IS LOOKING FOR ANOTHER ONE. WHAT INFO DO YOU HAVE ABOUT ONE?

I have an m-252

Re: ESP LTD M-250

: Does anyone have any info on the M-250?
bolt-on/25.5"
body-basswood
neck/fngrbrd-Maple/Rosewood
black hardware
floydrose liscenced
bindings-white/neck
frets-24XtraJumbo
pickups-ltd lb-100,ltd ln-100
electrncs-vol,tone,3way&emg afterburner

M-100 Geo/Lyn Scrmn/Dmn Bridge/pu rev/head/black

Anyone want a Jet Black M-100 With a new Seymour Duncan George Lynch Screamin Demon Pickup In The Bridge? With reverse Headstock Floyd Rose ! For A Great Price!

I need a f 200, an mh 200 or an mh100 esperately

I really need either an esp f 200, an mh 200 or an mh 100. If anyone has one, it is a crime if they do not notify with utmost speed!

ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

i am selling my mint condition ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3. i have all the paperwork and original hardshell cases. i have plenty of pictures of each. if interested email me. im looking for $2000 for the JH-1 and $2500 for the JH-3.

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

: i am selling my mint condition ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3. i have all the paperwork and original hardshell cases. i have plenty of pictures of each. if interested email me. im looking for $2000 for the JH-1 and $2500 for the JH-3.

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

Hi there,
i was wondering if u have already sold your jh-1 flying-v or your jh-3?
If you havnt could you send me some photo's of them please
Thanks alot
Nathan

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

pls send me the pics of the guitars. are they stil for sale?
mattlewist9t9@yahoo.com

: : i am selling my mint condition ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3. i have all the paperwork and original hardshell cases. i have plenty of pictures of each. if interested email me. im looking for $2000 for the JH-1 and $2500 for the JH-3.

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

hi you still have the jh3 to sell?pls let me know..
matteo

: pls send me the pics of the guitars. are they stil for sale?
: mattlewist9t9@yahoo.com

: : : i am selling my mint condition ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3. i have all the paperwork and original hardshell cases. i have plenty of pictures of each. if interested email me. im looking for $2000 for the JH-1 and $2500 for the JH-3.

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

: i am selling my mint condition ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3. i have all the paperwork and original hardshell cases. i have plenty of pictures of each. if interested email me. im looking for $2000 for the JH-1 and $2500 for the JH-3.

I would like pic's of both guitars, are you stil interessed in selling them??

(mail the pictures)

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

i would like pics of both guitars

Re: ESP JH-1 and ESP JH-3 FORSALE

I'm so intrested in buying one of your guitars...(if your still selling them..) i'd Love to see pics that would be awsome..

Kh-1 guitar needed!

i need a KH-1 guitar ive been lookin desperately tell me if your sellin oen ro where i can find one!

Want an ESP EXP.

Want an ESP EXP, I would prefer an esp exp - 200 but would buy an esp exp - 300 if I found one.

Re: Want an ESP EXP.

: Want an ESP EXP, I would prefer an esp exp - 200 but would buy an esp exp - 300 if I found one.

I have a white EXP 200 I believe. Im not sure on the model? It is shaped like an explorer right? ARe you still looking for one?

Thanks
Marcus

Want an ESP EXP.

Want an ESP EXP, I would prefer an esp exp - 200 but would buy an esp exp - 300 if I found one.

ESP LTD FB-200 For Sale

I have a mint Esp LTD FB-200 that is a mint- for sale.It comes with the ESP case that is has nice as the guitar.I am asking 600.00 for both.

ESP guitar, model ES 335 "The Dot"

Hi,

Approx. 15 years ago i have bought(second hand)an ESP semi acoustic model. Its an exact copy of an Gibson ES 335 "The Dot" co;our Wine red. I have searched the entire Internet but found NOTHING about this model. On the guitar itself there are no further marks or serial numbers. Does anybody have some details about this model en knowhow what this guitar is worth? Condition of the guitar is very well and it sounds great but after 15 years i'd like to buy an other guitar (An Gibson Les Paul or an Fender Stratocaster. Thanks in advance for your reaction en greetings from Holland

Charles

Re: ESP guitar, model ES 335 "The Dot"

:I dont know what your guitar could be, but I have the same problem with my ESP- Its a Horizon, origanal ESP (none of that LTD malarky), it seems like prob of the first, I can find it anywhere, its made in Japan solid body, 24 fret pointed headstock (unlike the horizons of 2day), it has a hot-rail at the neck and a double humbucker at the bridge, three way switch ebony neck, and creame binding, it sounds gordeous- prob the best ESP sound Ive literally ever heard I have the serial number engraved on the back of the headstock, I think its has to be at least 10 years old, but I would like to know the value, and age of this beauty. I bout it about 5 years ago from my local guitar shop second hand for _500pounds. But i would never get rid of it.
-piece of advice, dont sell your esp, if its older than the LTD, models.

ESP HORIZON STANDARD WANTED

LOOKING FOR A ESP HORIZON STANARD TO BUY. DO NOT WANT A FLOYD ROSE

Re: ESP HORIZON STANDARD WANTED

: LOOKING FOR A ESP HORIZON STANARD TO BUY. DO NOT WANT A FLOYD ROSE

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buying a guitar

so how is the LTD ec300....anyone.......i'm planning on buying a new guitar....and it's between the Parker P38 or the ec300.....gimme a write i'd appreciate it..thanks

I really want to fnd Maveriks main web page DO YOU KNOW IT??

I am looking for mavericks main web page or any information about the Maverick X1 guitar. If you know anything ANYTHING please post it,

thanks for your time

Re: I really want to fnd Maveriks main web page DO YOU KNOW IT??

http://www.maveriks.com

Re: I really want to fnd Maveriks main web page DO YOU KNOW IT??

: I am looking for mavericks main web page or any information about the Maverick X1 guitar. If you know anything ANYTHING please post it,

: thanks for your time

I've got one - they're absolutely killer guitars, 6-string, 24-fret, 2 double humbucker pick ups with more power than you're realistically going to need, volume and tone roller dials recessed into the body, retial for about £500 usually (that's what I paid for mine anyway). There's a model higher up too that costs £750, that's got lock-nuts or whatever they're called to stop the strings going out of tune.

SRC Signature WANTED NEW or USED

ANYBODY GOT AN UNWANTED SRC SINATURE, IF SO LET ME KNOW.

RONIN

LTD V-200

also if U got a v-200 , olympic white again(would be better),
I am interested...

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