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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ESP JH & KH Guitars

I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
Drop me a line in you are interested.

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

I need some heavy shit!!!

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: Drop me a line in you are interested.

I am very intressted in a JH guitar, could you send me a mail with some pictures and prices.

Hans Olav

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : Drop me a line in you are interested.

: I am very intressted in a JH guitar, could you send me a mail with some pictures and prices.

: Hans Olav

i am intrested in getting a jh-1 jh-2 and the kh-ouija mabey as wellcan you send me pictures and prices thankyou -bryan-

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: DO YOU STILL HAVE ANY OF THE GUITARS??.

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

dude i just want to know how you got these guitars but since your sellin 'em too yeah i'm interested.

e-mail me back and we'll talk
p.s. got any pics of 'em?

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

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Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: : : I need your email address.

: : : : : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : : : : Drop me a line in you are interested.
: : : : BOB,HOW MUCH FOR THE KH-2 OUIJA? THANX,KEITH(KKOUR13250@AOL.COM)

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: : I need your email address.

: : : : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : : : Drop me a line in you are interested.
: : : BOB,HOW MUCH FOR THE KH-2 OUIJA? THANX,KEITH(KKOUR13250@AOL.COM)

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

Will trade for any guitar you have left.

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: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: Drop me a line in you are interested.
Bob i am very interested i want you to send me a price for Hetfield guitars i have been looking all over for one i will buy i one or two i guarantee it so send me some info

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

hello i'm searching a ESP Kh 2 Ouija. Do you have a guitar, which you can sell me?
Thanks
Robert Laszewski

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

: : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : Drop me a line in you are interested.
: Bob i am very interested i want you to send me a price for Hetfield guitars i have been looking all over for one i will buy i one or two i guarantee it so send me some info
I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW PRICES AND CONTACTS FOR THE KH-2 RELIC, AND OUIJA'S THANK YOU

KLUSONDELUXE GUITAR

: : : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : : Drop me a line in you are interested.
: : Bob i am very interested i want you to send me a price for Hetfield guitars i have been looking all over for one i will buy i one or two i guarantee it so send me some info
: I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW PRICES AND CONTACTS FOR THE KH-2 RELIC, AND OUIJA'S THANK YOU

KLUSONDELUXE GUITRA

: : : I am selling JH-1's, JH-2's, JH-3's, KH-2 Relic's, & KH-2 Ouija's.
: : : Drop me a line in you are interested.
: : Bob i am very interested i want you to send me a price for Hetfield guitars i have been looking all over for one i will buy i one or two i guarantee it so send me some info
: I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW PRICES AND CONTACTS FOR THE KH-2 RELIC, AND OUIJA'S THANK YOU

Re: ESP JH & KH Guitars

I need the JH-3!!! Please e-mail the price to me!!!
Thanx,
Veit

I gotta guitar to sell!!

I have a 2000 model ESP LTD Explorer. The model number is the EX-350. It has a Floyd Rose double locking tremolo, 2 EMG HZ humbuckers, set neck construction, it is made of mahogany, and it is Black Cherry. It aslo comes with an ESP hardshell case. I am asking for at least $575 for it considering it cost me almost $1000 and I've only had it about 4 months. Serious inquiries only please, Thanx.

Re: I gotta guitar to sell!!

...Any pics?
An would you consider trading it partly for another guitar / Things worth it?

ESP M-350

Hi, I'm from UK, I've recently ordered an ESP-M350 LTD from the State, which will only arrive in another week's time. I'm so anxiuos an curious. Could anyone here who owned the guitar tell me how it performs? Thanks

Re: ESP M-350

yep, good choice. i spent months looking for the right guitar at the right price. eventually after trying loads of ibanezs, jacksons, and other such pointy things i found a shop in leeds with esp guitars (very few places seem to sell them and if they do, they don't have many in stock). i've since bought a tom anderson drop top, which is in a different leage, but i DID NOT SELL my esp. the thing is a beast, always will be. second hand values of esp guitars is rubbish, because it doesn't say gibson, fender or ibanez. don't worry about that though cos you won't want to sell it. clean tone sounds are not really that good from the humbuckers, generally i whack mine on the single coil if im playing clean. the emg pickups are really designed for one thing. oomf! i have a mesa/boogie dual rec, with a 4x12 cab, a very nice amp i might add. stick that on full blown assult levels of drive and the guitar becomes untouchable for the money. each string rings clear and you can hear every note. the pickups are not the hottest on the market by a long way. i have another guitar with a bill lawrence pickup, (which nuno bettencourt from extreme used) which is the pickup of choice for those screams muted runs, and squeals, you know all that 80/90s amazing 10-minute solo stuff etc. but rhythem and power chords, three letters, e.s.p. it does the business. i use mine for punk like nofx, no use for a name, strung out (does this one best) etc.
it plays very well all up the neck, and the natural sustain from the neck-thru body construction (a massive reason why i bought a 350 rather than a cheeper one with bolt or glued neck). the floyd-rose is probably the worst part of the guitar, not that its rubbish, its not, but its a licenced model, not an original, and there is masses of difference. if you dont use the locking trem much then its fine, and who cares. if you do you may want to consider getting your local guitar shop to fit an original one. the only other mod i would consider doing is getting it set-up with buzz-feiten tuning system (worth every penny) costs £120 ish, but only chandlers guitars in kew gardens (london) can do it in the uk. read about it at buzzfeiten.com (i think, if not just search for it and read about it!).

anyway hope this helped.

cya
mike

Selling..JH2...near mint

If there is enough interest, I'm going to sell my JH2. I was the dealer and have held onto this gtr. Times change and now I must part with one of my babies..will choose this one to sell if there is enough interest out there...I'm not selling cheap..so no deals here..but the gtr is nearly perfect..no flaws to mention...if you are a serious buyer and want a quality gtr..drop me a line...I'll probably sell to the highest offer I recieve...a damaged one sold last week on ebay for $2575, was $2699 new ..haven't seen a non-damaged one sell yet..jhtwo@hotmail.com Thanks

Re: Selling..JH2...near mint

Will trade this guitar package

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: Selling..JH2...near mint

I´m searching for JAmes Hetfield Signature Models.

Could get a Photo of the JH-2 ??

: If there is enough interest, I'm going to sell my JH2. I was the dealer and have held onto this gtr. Times change and now I must part with one of my babies..will choose this one to sell if there is enough interest out there...I'm not selling cheap..so no deals here..but the gtr is nearly perfect..no flaws to mention...if you are a serious buyer and want a quality gtr..drop me a line...I'll probably sell to the highest offer I recieve...a damaged one sold last week on ebay for $2575, was $2699 new ..haven't seen a non-damaged one sell yet..jhtwo@hotmail.com Thanks

Re: Selling..JH2...near mint i wil give $1200-1400 for the jh2

: I´m searching for JAmes Hetfield Signature Models.

: Could get a Photo of the JH-2 ??

:
: : If there is enough interest, I'm going to sell my JH2. I was the dealer and have held onto this gtr. Times change and now I must part with one of my babies..will choose this one to sell if there is enough interest out there...I'm not selling cheap..so no deals here..but the gtr is nearly perfect..no flaws to mention...if you are a serious buyer and want a quality gtr..drop me a line...I'll probably sell to the highest offer I recieve...a damaged one sold last week on ebay for $2575, was $2699 new ..haven't seen a non-damaged one sell yet..jhtwo@hotmail.com Thanks

anyone know where i can get a jh-1?

I would like to purchase a jh-1... if anyone would like to sale... or know where i could get one, i would really appreciate if you e-mail me.

WANTED: EXPLORER LIKE DEVIN TOWNSEND USES(WHITE)

I am looking for an esp ex guitar like the one which devin townsend uses (strapping young lad, ocean machine, physicist etc) it must be white!! £££waiting

Jamyz Hetfield Signiture Guitars WANTED!!!

Anyone with with a JH-1, JH-2 or a JH-3 please e-mail me. I am a collector ready to buy any one of these guitars if someone has one to sell. Right now i am more interested in the JH-2 so that is my main searching focus. e-mail me: JrGriffeyZ@aol.com with pics/prices on any of these three guitars.

Jaymz Hetfield Signiture Guitars WANTED!!!

: Anyone with with a JH-1, JH-2 or a JH-3 please e-mail me. I am a collector ready to buy any one of these guitars if someone has one to sell. Right now i am more interested in the JH-2 so that is my main searching focus. e-mail me: JrGriffeyZ@aol.com with pics/prices on any of these three guitars.

Re: Jaymz Hetfield Signiture Guitars WANTED!!!

I HAVE ESP JH-3 NEAR MINT, WILL BE ON EBAY SOON

ESP KH-2 Ouija wanted - Top $$$ paid

I am looking for a KH-2 Ouija to ad to my collection. I will pay a good price for the right example. Thanks!

Re: ESP KH-2 Ouija wanted - Top $$$ paid

: I am looking for a KH-2 Ouija to ad to my collection. I will pay a good price for the right example. Thanks!

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

Re: ESP KH-2 Ouija wanted - Top $$$ paid

i have a stars and moon ouija in near mint condition

i might sell if the price is right....let me know

Re: ESP KH-2 Ouija wanted - Top $$$ paid

about the kh-2 ouija.....ill pay almost any price for it!!! let me know!

metallica guitar

for sale: Grass roots exp with two emg81 and instead a "grass"logo there is a ESP Custom logo.Its the same guitar ,James always uses.So why want you pay so much. i have tasted the original ESP explorer and my guitar. the sound of my giutar is realy good. i know what good sound is!

Re: metallica guitar

i need pics of heavymetal`s guitar

i want ESP KH2/ouija/karloff

i'll buy any kirk hammett ESP signature series..kh2/ouija/karloff's...

Re: i want ESP KH2/ouija/karloff

i have been looking for the KH-2 Ouijia for about a year now i will do anything to buy it i don't care how much i would just want to know the condition its in and how much you are willing to sell it for

Re: i want ESP KH2/ouija/karloff

:i have a near mint ouija, stars and moon inlays...
what are you offering?

Re: i want ESP KH2/ouija/karloff

: i'll buy any kirk hammett ESP signature series..kh2/ouija/karloff's...

they dont make them. I herd that Kirk has a patent on the Karloff mummy one. but you can get an ouija guitar made.

i need this guitar

who knows where i can purchase the JH-2 diamond plate explorer

and also
a reasonable prices gothic explorer

please email me w/ info
thanx

Re: KH-1 for sale

I'm still looking to sell my KH-1. If anyone is interested at all please email me at aaj3k@hotmail.com for some more info (stats, prices, and what I'm giving away w/it)
Thank you!
Alex

KH-1 for sale

I'm looking to sell my KH-1. please email me at aaj3k@hotmail.com if you are interested or want more info. thanx.

JH-1 WANTED!!!

I wanna buy one JH-1 guitar. If you have this , send e-mail for me. Thanks

Re: JH-1 WANTED!!!

I have a JH-1 for sale, it is on ebay.com you can check it out, go to auctions by seller, My user name is FMartell,it is $2,500.00, email me at FMartell@webtv.net. Thanks.

JH-1 WANTED!!!

I wanna buy one JH-1 guitar. I you have this , send e-mail for me. Thanks

JH-1 WANTED!!!

I wanna buy one JH-1 guitar. I you have this , send e-mail for me. Thanks

JH-1 WANTED!!!

I wanna buy one JH-1 guitar. I you have this , send e-mail for me. Thanks

Search document about the ESP GCL-58,Grass Roots

Can you send me all the documents you have about the ESP GCL-58?I really love its body and I want to know more about its sound.Please send me french or english documents!
Thank You.

Pic-pic(belgian fan of Kirk Hammet)

ESP Maverick 4 sale!

Mint cond. USA made ESP Maverick for sale/trade. Please e mail me for all details, offers, etc.

Eddie Raven's Guitar

Saw Eddie on Grand Old Opry playing a guitar with a longhorn
steer logo on the headstock. What kind of guitar is this?

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