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: Looking to buy a diamondplate....

Look at http://www.beyers-music.de , They sell diamond plates you only have to srew on, they are already in shape.

EXPLORERS

I know theres a millon others looking for one of these but if you have any information on where I might be able to get an ESP Explorer JH-2 or whatever please let me know.
Thanks

read this one: EXPLORERS

: I know theres a millon others looking for one of these but if you have any information on where I might be able to get an ESP Explorer JH-2 or whatever please let me know.
: Thanks 6ktalon167@excite.com

RECENTLY PURCHASED ESP

I recently purchased an ESP at a vintage guitar shop,I love everything about this guitar,the sound is excelent,the action is perfect and it looks great,the only problem is the shop I purchased it from had very little information about this particular model,I hope that you can help me out. the ser.# is 22100480,metallic white,solid body/neck-thru construction,reverse headstock,24 frets rosewood neck with side half-block position markers,1 humbucker 1 sngl.coil,and black chrome hardware, beautiful guitar....your help would be greatly appreciated,thanks!!!!!!!!!KHANNA1266

What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

What kind of guitar is James Hetfields? It's wooden, with a neato headstock, and he uses it live all of the time. I just don't know what kind of guitar it is and who makes them. Please tell me if you know.

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

: What kind of guitar is James Hetfields? It's wooden, with a neato headstock, and he uses it live all of the time. I just don't know what kind of guitar it is and who makes them. Please tell me if you know.

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

The guitar was specially made for Jaymz by Ken Lawrence himself. You can't buy it anywhere unfortunetly though. Sorry :( I hope I helped though

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

The guiatr you are refering to is Kenny Lawrence explorer style guitar. It has father and son camping as the inlays. The pick-ups are EMG's an 81 at the bridge and a 60 at the neck position.

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

Do you know where one can be purchased?

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

: Do you know where one can be purchased? His guitar is called an "explorer". Gibson makes'um but the company that kirk hammett and james hetfield play with is E.S.P(they dont play the gibson explorer). You can buy a model like it on either E.S.P.com or E.S.P guitars for sale at guitar shop.net
if you have any questions e-mail me
Good luck, but be prepared to play some money

Re: What kind of guitar is the one James Hetfield...

: : Do you know where one can be purchased? His guitar is called an "explorer". Gibson makes'um but the company that kirk hammett and james hetfield play with is E.S.P(they dont play the gibson explorer). You can buy a model like it on either E.S.P.com or E.S.P guitars for sale at guitar shop.net or you can look in guitar magazines for both as musicians friend or samash and more for better deals than straight from the company.
: if you have any questions e-mail me
: Good luck, but be prepared to play some money

info about the exporer hetfield plays in relation to a recent purchase I've made.

I was wondering if you could help me with some info about a recent purchase I made. I bought a ESP ?explorer? I'm not sure of the model it actually is because It doesn't look like the others I've seen. It has the same look as Metallica's however as pretaining to the explorer the bottom curves out instead of the normal inward. the same with the headstock has a slight curve as opposed to the straight angle. (looks exactly like the Gibson Explorer...) Do you know where I can get more info about this guitar? Any help would be appreciated. My email is stingray3257@yahoo.com . Thanks for your time. Larry

Re: Need help finding my brother

Do you have a brother named loveano(Sorry dont know how to spell that)

James Hetifield Guitars

I'm looking for James's favoritest explorer.. or any of his guitars for sale.. if you have any or know where any are being sold.. please contact me.. thanks

WANTING TO BUY ESP GUITARS

If anyone wants to sell a ESP Exp black,or the James hetfeild flyingVs any of the Kh series please email me.

Re: WANTING TO BUY ESP GUITARS

: If anyone wants to sell a ESP Exp black,or the James hetfeild flyingVs any of the Kh series please email me.
I have a ESP KH-2 near mint. Skull and crossbones model. E-mail me.

Re: WANTING TO BUY ESP GUITARS

: If anyone wants to sell a ESP Exp black,or the James hetfeild flyingVs any of the Kh series please email me.

howdy! if u still want to buy an esp, then i´ve got one, i have an black EXP, one and a half yers old, one owner, only problem is
that i live in sweden. if u are interesters still contact me at my e-mail.

Re: WANTING TO BUY ESP GUITARS

: If anyone wants to sell a ESP Exp black,or the James hetfeild flyingVs any of the Kh series please email me.

HEY!!! I am selling a black esp exp 200 with emg 81/85 pickups on it with case, with metallica pick, with old pickups, and with strap on ebay at: http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=477703537
thanks!

jh-2 diamond plated explorer WANTED!!

I have the JH-1 and JH-3....I just need the JH-2, i've been looking for about a year...still no luck...will pay top dollar!!!!!!!!

Re: jh-2 diamond plated explorer WANTED!!

Dude check ebay.com they have one for you but you better hurry i think it closes august 18th, the price is like $3000

Re: jh-2 diamond plated explorer WANTED!!

: I have the JH-1 and JH-3....I just need the JH-2, i've been looking for about a year...still no luck...will pay top dollar!!!!!!!!
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HI!!
I have a ESP JH-2 I am a korean....^^
If you really want jh-2 I will send it to your home by air-mail...
I am a collector. So JH-2 is new product same....w/hardcase
and full option!!
I want , JH-2 price is $3000....
Please reply

Re: jh-2 diamond plated explorer WANTED!!

: I have the JH-1 and JH-3....I just need the JH-2, i've been looking for about a year...still no luck...will pay top dollar!!!!!!!!

check out:

http://www.netzmarkt.de/thomann/herst-581.html

Re: jh-2 diamond plated explorer WANTED!!

http://www.harmony-central.com/Guitar/Data4/ESP/JH-2-01.html

who is low g

I have been curious exactly who is low g, is he in a band or is he a soloist. I have been trying to find any material on this guitarist, any information would be helpful..........thank you

ESP OUIJA guitar

I am looking to buy a Kirk Hammett OUIJA guitar. Please email me if you have one to sell.

Re: ESP OUIJA guitar

: I am looking to buy a Kirk Hammett OUIJA guitar. Please email me if you have one to sell.

I have one but have no clue what they are going for. Make me an offer

billy

Re: ESP OUIJA guitar

i have stars and moon ouija in near mint condition
might sell if the $ figure is right

Re: ESP OUIJA guitar

: i have stars and moon ouija in near mint condition
: might sell if the $ figure is right

Dan what condition etc? How much are you willing to sell for with in reason?

Re: ESP OUIJA guitar

: I am looking to buy a Kirk Hammett OUIJA guitar. Please email me if you have one to sell.

Re: ESP OUIJA guitar

: : look on ebay. theres one up for bids now.

KH-2

I'm looking for a used KH-2 in good condition. Email me

Re: KH-2

: I'm looking for a used or new KH-2 in good condition. Email me

for a resonable price

Re: KH-2

Hi!
I want to sell my signatured ESP guitar!
It's of course in a good condition.
It's an KH-2 from ESP.....
Take a look at this site:
www.sim-special.de/sim/date/metallica/metallica.html

Re: KH-2

I am looking for a new or used ESP kh-2 guitar for a resonable price please e-mail me if you want to sell one

kh-2 guitar

i am looking for a new or used ESP kh-2 guitar for a resonable price please e-mail me if you want to sell one

ESP KH-2

I am looking to buy a used ESP KH-2 guitar. Anyone know where to get one? Fell free to E-Mail me.

Re: ESP KH-2

Hi!
I want to sell my signatured ESP guitar!
It's an KH-2 from ESP.....
Take a look at this site:
www.sim-special.de/sim/date/metallica/metallica.html
There are the pics of me and the guys.......

Re: ESP KH-2

I am looking for a new or used ESP kh-2 guitar for a resonable price please e-mail me if you have one to sell

Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

I know where there is a Kirk Hammet Esp KH-1 Orignal Signature Guitar for sale. Its the Gibson body style on hasnt' been made in a long time. This is a rare guitar and its price will only go UP! You might be asking why I don't buy it. It's a little to rich for my blood.

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

could anybody pass me the picture of it or any information for to find it ?
thank you !!

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

: could anybody pass me the picture of it or any information for to find it ?
: thank you !!

yes, i have one and im looking to sell, if youre interested email me, thanx

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

: could anybody pass me the picture of it or any information for to find it ?
: thank you !!

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

: : could anybody pass me the picture of it or any information for to find it ?
: : thank you !!

yes, yes i can. i have one and im looking to sell it email me if you still want one, thanx!
alex

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying

I need help finding the ESP KH-1, i want to get one. e-mail me at kjjam42@juno.com

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying

i want the ESp - KH-1

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying

:
: i want the ESp - KH-1

i want to sell one

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

i need to get the kirk hammet flying v can any body tell me where i can get it.

Re: Kirk Hammet KH-1 Flying "V"

: i need to get the kirk hammet flying v can any body tell me where i can get it.

I have a KH-1 and i want to sell it, if you still want it email me please, thanx

LTD explorer from 1999 Old style, Black for sale

If interested Im selling it, its in great shape, only minor scratches on the back from being played. Id rate it 9 out of 10

let me know if interested.

Thanks

Re: LTD explorer from 1999 Old style, Black for sale

Hey, please tell me how much your selling it for and a picture if you still selling it.. Thanks

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