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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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ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

I have a black ESP LTD Explorer (EXP-300) with the 2 original pickups (EMG-HZ)
and floyd rose tremelo. I bought it brand new 2 years ago and it's been out of
the case 3 times since then for a total of about 2 playing hours. It's a beauty in
PERFECT condition. I'm looking to sell it for $500 (firm) with hardshell case. Buyer
pays the shipping. Email me at sguy@msg.ti.com. I'll be taking pix of it this week.
There is not a single scratch on this guitar.
regards from Texas,
Jeff

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

: I have a black ESP LTD Explorer (EXP-300) with the 2 original pickups (EMG-HZ)
: and floyd rose tremelo. I bought it brand new 2 years ago and it's been out of
: the case 3 times since then for a total of about 2 playing hours. It's a beauty in
: PERFECT condition. I'm looking to sell it for $500 (firm) with hardshell case. Buyer
: pays the shipping. Email me at sguy@msg.ti.com. I'll be taking pix of it this week.
: There is not a single scratch on this guitar.
: regards from Texas,
: Jeff

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

Hey I'm interested in your EXP, and i wanted to see some pictures of it.
thanks

David

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

: I have a black ESP LTD Explorer (EXP-300) with the 2 original pickups (EMG-HZ)
: and floyd rose tremelo. I bought it brand new 2 years ago and it's been out of
: the case 3 times since then for a total of about 2 playing hours. It's a beauty in
: PERFECT condition. I'm looking to sell it for $500 (firm) with hardshell case. Buyer
: pays the shipping. Email me at sguy@msg.ti.com. I'll be taking pix of it this week.
: There is not a single scratch on this guitar.
: regards from Texas,
: Jeff

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

hey man im lookin to buy what u got...email me at metal399@hotmail.com

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

hello, my name is Brandon and I was wondering if you could send me a picture of yuor explorer, thank you!

Re: ESP EXP-300 Explorer for sale.

: hello, my name is Brandon and I was wondering if you could send me a picture of yuor explorer, thank you!

I am getting the film developed this weekend. Send me an email at sguy@msg.ti.com.

ESP M-50 LTD

I would like a picture of a M-50 in black. I am going to buy one and i only see red ones. I also would like some stats on the guitar and its performance. Thanks alot-Nick S.

kh-2 ouija

Hey I am looking for a Kh-2 ouija guitar for about $3000 or just alittle more. Can anyone help me out?

thank u
mike

Re: kh-2 ouija

: Hey I am looking for a Kh-2 ouija guitar for about $3000 or just alittle more. Can anyone help me out?

: thank u
: mike

:: I have a mint condition ESP KH-2 Ouija with moon and star inlays

Re: kh-2 ouija

I've got a KH-2 Ouija i'm selling... are you still interested?

Re: kh-2 ouija

: Still have the guitar??

Wanted Esp M-251 or MH-301 GMB

Hello,

Yeah I'm lokking to but either a M-251 or MH- 301 and was wondering if anyone could help me out! I'm looking for either in Gunmetal Blue.

Plus if you could give me your opinion on which guitar you think is better I'd appreciate it.

Thanks

Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

I have a bunch of money and I want to buy several guitars of Metallica I hope you can help me to find them
I'd like to have the explorer guitars especially

Re: Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

I have a KH2 in great condition w/bolt-on neck and case. Are you still looking?

: I have a bunch of money and I want to buy several guitars of Metallica I hope you can help me to find them
: I'd like to have the explorer guitars especially

Re: Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

I HAVE A JH-2 AND IM LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH A BUNCH OF MONEY. ITS A JAMES HETFIELD CUSTOM AS YOU KNOW AND IN GOOD CONDITION. PLEASE CONTACT ME

Re: Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

: I HAVE A JH-2 AND IM LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH A BUNCH OF MONEY. ITS A JAMES HETFIELD CUSTOM AS YOU KNOW AND IN GOOD CONDITION. PLEASE CONTACT ME

Hi, Im Interested. How much do you ask $$$?

Re: Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

: I have a bunch of money and I want to buy several guitars of Metallica I hope you can help me to find them
: I'd like to have the explorer guitars especially

Re: Looking for James Hetfield Kirk Hammett guitars

You damn Son of a Bitch.Its your fault that i have no guitar like that.Because of people like you(i have a bunch of money) pissy rich nonsense talking monkeys.... Ahh god piss off!

JH-2 possibly for sale

I have a ESP JH-2 but not just the regular signature model, I have James Hetfield's actual guitar that he used in the I Dissapear video. I have proof. Any offers? Email me at metl4ever546@aol.com, I dont really wanna sell it but I am about to go off to college so I need moola, but I need a very good offer to sell this piece of metallica memorabilia.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

Hey man...I know you have probably sold the guitar..But I would love to know how you got it..If your not lying thats sick man..Howd you get it?

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

Great Man!!!! I'm french and I'm a student in London. I don't think that I'll have enough money to buy such a F...... guitar. I love Metallica and I just wanted to congratulate you.
I don't know if you've already sold it. But I'd like to buy an electric guitar and I'll be pleased if you just tell me how you get this incredible one.
Don't forget answering me man.
CIAO.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

That's incredible that you have that guitar. I'm fifteen years old and I would do anything for it. I would love to hear how you got this guitar and I would love to purchase it from you. But at my age I don't exactly have the highest income. The most I could spend as of this moment is only about $500. But I wold spen $1000 on it, but it will take a little time for me to get that money. I know you probably have much much better offers for this guitar, but I will be the happiest person alive if I could own this guitar. Thanks.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

That is the coolest guitar that I have ever seen! I probably can't afford it, but I would love to see a pic and know the story behind how you got it and where i could get one like it. Thanks

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

I'll give you 500 because that is all i can afford. Of course i know this is not nearly enough. But why the hell would you want to sell this. This is an irreplaceable item. Unless of course you are lying.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

I am not lying man, I have no reason to lie, but sometimes things have to go for an education and this is the only thing I have really of value that I could get a lot of money for, but I am sorry but 500 isnt enough, cant barely get books in college for 500.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

Uh, how the heck would you end up with the JH-2 with the sliver diamond plate. Thats like saying you have the green hot rod flamed JH-1. If you had THAT guitar, you'd realize that its worth double or tripple that of a regular JH-2. I think you're full of shit personally.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

Hpe much do u want for ur guitar?????
2,500/3000??
E-mail me pls....

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

OK, I could do $1500, maybe even $2000 but that would be a big stretch.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

I can do a trade in and you can list it on ebay and get a thousand or so.

perfect condition a “blue” Hondo II electric guitar, with all tools, a danelectro distortion pedal, gig bag “guitar bag combo backpack and carry”, some extra Ernie ball strings, a whammy bar, a guitar strap, a tuner, 2 input cord, and a guitar tuner. Also included 35 watt amp/Pa system. Imput for a mic, bass guitar, electric guitar and a foot pedal. It has a built in depth switch, bass, and tremble along with distortion.
Also a USA MADE PEAVEY STRAT STYLE NECK THRU GUITAR WITH ORIGANL CASE.
ALSO I HAVE A PSX@ SETUP WITH ACESSORIES AND 5 GAMES.
Lets work something out. I'm dying for this guitar.

Re: JH-2 possibly for sale

I can do a trade in and you can list it on ebay and get a thousand or so.

perfect condition a “blue” Hondo II electric guitar, with all tools, a danelectro distortion pedal, gig bag “guitar bag combo backpack and carry”, some extra Ernie ball strings, a whammy bar, a guitar strap, a tuner, 2 input cord, and a guitar tuner. Also included 35 watt amp/Pa system. Imput for a mic, bass guitar, electric guitar and a foot pedal. It has a built in depth switch, bass, and tremble along with distortion.
Also a USA MADE PEAVEY STRAT STYLE NECK THRU GUITAR WITH ORIGANL CASE.
ALSO I HAVE A PSX@ SETUP WITH ACESSORIES AND 5 GAMES.
Lets work something out. I'm dying for this guitar.
: I am not lying man, I have no reason to lie, but sometimes things have to go for an education and this is the only thing I have really of value that I could get a lot of money for, but I am sorry but 500 isnt enough, cant barely get books in college for 500.

Ken Lawrence explorer

I just purchased a Ken Lawrence explorer, it took 10 months to get and it cost me upwards of 5 grand, but it is the most beautiful guitar you will ever put your hands on. My guitar is almost exactly like James except I have a different top wood (Koa) James is Chechen,and I have a different inlay on the fretboard, I have a tribal dragon that is inlayed in black mother-of-pearl. It is a great guitar, I would highly suggest anyone with the money and paitience to get one. If anyone has anymore questions about any of James's guitars or Kirk's guitars just email me at metl4ever546@aol.com. I have a bunch of the signature guitars from ESP and I have the Ken Lawrence, some of my guitars include the JH-2 the KH-4 and the KH-1. So let the questions flow my friends.

Explorer guitars

If anyone has a good used or new one for a low price (200-400$) e-mail me back as soon as posible. Send a pic. if posible.
Thank You.

ESP KH-2 Neck Thru

I'm looking to buy a neck thru KH-2. E-mail me if your selling one. Thanks. I'm not looking for the bolt on series only neck thru.

Best deal Ever!!!!!

I'll trade my new Playstation 2, with. Dvd remote, usb mod chip, 2 anolog controllers, 2 memory cards, a new gameshark, verticle stand, 5 games, Includs all the hook ups and wires.

I'll trade all this for a esp kh-2 or a kh-3

Wanted: White Explorer

I have been looking everywhere and I cannot find a white explorer (Old model or new, does not matter). Does anyone have one or know where I could find one? Any help will be appreciated.

Re: Wanted: White Explorer

I have a 1983 white gibson explorer. Same model James used to record ride the lightning. If you dont believe me, go to www.encycmet.com and look under james's equipment history. I dont know if i want to sell it though, because i am a die hard metallica fan.

i want an ESP jh-2 if any one has one

i want an esp jh-2 if any one has one for sale

Re: i want an ESP jh-2 if any one has one

hey i have an ESP JH-2 in mint and rarely ever played forsale. i have the full warranty cards, certificate and orignal harshell case. no scratches or dents or anything on this sweet guitar. also it is a very low serial number making it worth a lot. email me if interested.

METALLICA GUITAR[replica] WANTED!

Hey. I would like to find a Black JH-1 Flying V guitar with Red Hot Rod Flames. Exactly like James Hetfield's. If anyone knows where I can get one at a reasonably low price, please let me know. Thanks!

Re: METALLICA GUITAR[replica] WANTED!

Hey try musiciansfriend.com i have been looking around for Hetfield guitars to and 90% of the guitars he plays are Esp and they have no signature series on any of his guitars unless they put on out a few years back there are lots of Kirk hammett guitars flying around. Peace

NEED A ESP KH2

Will trade for this.

I've been dying to get this guitar for a long time. I'm selling a guitar package and the guy who was going to buy it said he could'nt offord it right now so would you consider a trade? I can send pictures.
perfect condition a “blue” Hondo II “ESP COPY” electric guitar, with all tools, a danelectro distortion pedal, gig bag “guitar bag combo backpack and carry”, some extra Ernie ball strings, a whammy bar, a guitar strap, a tuner, 2 input cord, and a guitar tuner. Also included 35 watt amp/Pa system. Imput for a mic, bass guitar, electric guitar and a foot pedal. It has a built in depth switch, bass, and tremble along with distortion.

Re: NEED A ESP KH2

I have a used KH2 bolt-on neck w/case is this what your looking for?

: Will trade for this.

: I've been dying to get this guitar for a long time. I'm selling a guitar package and the guy who was going to buy it said he could'nt offord it right now so would you consider a trade? I can send pictures.
: perfect condition a “blue” Hondo II “ESP COPY” electric guitar, with all tools, a danelectro distortion pedal, gig bag “guitar bag combo backpack and carry”, some extra Ernie ball strings, a whammy bar, a guitar strap, a tuner, 2 input cord, and a guitar tuner. Also included 35 watt amp/Pa system. Imput for a mic, bass guitar, electric guitar and a foot pedal. It has a built in depth switch, bass, and tremble along with distortion.

ESP KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR

LOOKING FOR A KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR,WILL PAY TOP $$$

Re: ESP KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR

: LOOKING FOR A KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR,WILL PAY TOP $$$

Hello, I know this is an old link, but if you don't have an Ouija yet, let me know what your top $$$ is.

Re: ESP KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR

: LOOKING FOR A KH-2 the mummy GUITAR,WILL PAY TOP $$$

Re: ESP KH-2 OUIJA GUITAR

hi

i have a near mint ouija.......i might sell if the offer
is right.....let me know what your thinking to spend

picture of Black Cherry V-250

I'm looking for a picyure of a Black Cherry ESP V-250.

Anyone wanna sale a Jh-1 or know where I can get one?

If so e-mail me at nathanboggess@yahoo.com.

wanted

does anybody know wherei can get a hold of the diamond exploler that james uses in 'i disappear' in the u.k

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