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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usa eclipse for sale

american esp eclipse/green/stop tail/tunomatic bridge cool guitar 800.00 plus shipping

ESP/LTD New 2002 to include Diamond Plated Explorers!

I was over at www.espguitars.com and noticed that they are coming out with Explorers that have Diamond-Plating on them... they look pretty cool, and much less expensive than the JH-2's that you see floating around... I am thinking about picking one up myself!

Re: ESP/LTD New 2002 to include Diamond Plated Explorers!

: I was over at www.espguitars.com and noticed that they are coming out with Explorers that have Diamond-Plating on them... they look pretty cool, and much less expensive than the JH-2's that you see floating around... I am thinking about picking one up myself!

the esp exp that your seeing has a newer shape not the old style(its more pointed and retarded lookung) plus the diamond plate is a differnet design asnd only covers the front(its a inlay)not the whole guitar..

I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

I had ken lawrence make an explorer just like the one hetfield has exactly the same , i am willing to sell it just email me at orb_john@hotmail.com with yur questions or offers

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

If you had Ken make you an explorer jsut liek James(which Ken told me implicidly he would not do because the inlay he did for James' guitar he would not re-create) why do you email me asking for pictures of my Ken Lawrence, and why would you wait 10+ months for a custom guitar and pay upwards of 5 grand for something if you are gonna turn around and sell it? Just wondering.......

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

: If you had Ken make you an explorer jsut liek James(which Ken told me implicidly he would not do because the inlay he did for James' guitar he would not re-create) why do you email me asking for pictures of my Ken Lawrence, and why would you wait 10+ months for a custom guitar and pay upwards of 5 grand for something if you are gonna turn around and sell it? Just wondering.......

Does that mean that you had one made without the inlays Ansley? If you do have pictures, I would like to see some, just out of my curiosity... thanks.

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

I´m searching for such an gitare, but i must see pictures...

Re: I WANT A KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

: I´m searching for A KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER gitare AS SOON AS POSSIBLE PLZ

I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

I had ken lawrence make an explorer just like the one hetfield has exactly the same , i am willing to sell it just email me at orb_john@hotmail.com with yur questions or offers

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER NAME AN APPROIATE OFFER

send me a picture and an offer on the explorer. dont make it too step of a price

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER NAME AN APPROIATE OFFER

: I had ken lawrence make an explorer just like the one hetfield has exactly the same , i am willing to sell it just email me at orb_john@hotmail.com with yur questions or offers

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

Pon fotos de esta guitarra pendejo

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

: I had ken lawrence make an explorer just like the one hetfield has exactly the same , i am willing to sell it just email me at orb_john@hotmail.com with yur questions or offers

It does have a diff inlay but other than that its the same.

Re: I OWN KEN LAWRENCE EXPLORER

could you sent me some pics too? or is the guitar sold?

esp kh2

i am looking for a used kh2 not an ltd for less than 1500. please email me.

Re: esp kh2

: i am looking for a used kh2 not an ltd for less than 1500. please email me.

I have a KH-2 in excellent condition w/ Tremsetter installed for 1300. I'm also throwing in lots of extras.

Re: esp kh2

: : i am looking for a used kh2 not an ltd for less than 1500. please email me.

: I have a KH-2 in excellent condition w/ Tremsetter installed for 1300. I'm also throwing in lots of extras.

what is a tremsetter? if the kh2 you have has a floyd rose and the skull and crossbones inlays and the 2 emg81's, and is in good condition, then i am very interested. please email me

Replacement Necks

I need to find a neck that will fit an ESP M-102 model guitar

Re: Replacement Necks

: I need to find a neck that will fit an ESP b-205 model guitar

Re: Replacement Necks

: : I need to find a neck that will fit an ESP b-205 model bass

Re: Replacement Necks

i hve an applause solid body electric and i am in the process of 'Hot roding" the guitar and i cannot find an applause solid body elecrtic guitar neck anywhere.

explorer guitars.

i in need of black explorer (deer skull) guitar for my daily jamming and audition. must be in good condition. no picks and if u willing to provide me with your strap, i don mind. willing to pay any amount of dollars. don mind color. thanx!

rex royal guitar

I have AN ARCHTOP F hole GUITAR WTH THE NAME REX ROYAL IMBOSSED IN GOLD UNDER A GOLD UNDER A COAT OF ARMS ALSO IN GOLD LEAF

REX ROYAL ARCH TOP GUITAR

I WOULD LIKE SOME INFORMATION ON THIS GUITAR . I WAS TOLD YHAT IT HAD BEEN USED AS A STUDIO INSTRUMENT IN NASHVILLE
THE NAME REX ROYAL IS INSCRIBED UNDER A CREST of gold, leif

left handed esp/ltd's

i would like to know if esp/ltd offer a left-handed version of all their guitars/basses/baritones, or would i have to special order one?

Re: left handed esp/ltd's

yes they do have left handed guitars.. here's a link to one that I am considering getting... it's a cheap price and a descent guitar http://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/search/detail/base_pid/516575/sourceid=00393188816042826762
just copy that link in your address bar.. otherwise just go to www.espguitars.com and look around... if you see one you like just remember the model and try finding a dealer online with a search engine (www.yahoo.com , www.google.com) just type the model number and then space and type left handed.. good luck!

esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

does anyone know were i could get a esp m-251 or a esp m-201 thats not discontinued for christ sake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

: does anyone know were i could get a esp m-251 or a esp m-201 thats not discontinued for christ sake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

I´m a proud owner of a esp m-201 24 frets, floyd rose authorized tremolo, seven strings and two double pick ups.
Need one?

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

I have a blue m-251 that i am looking to sell because i need money for college. Get back to me and make me an offer if you still want it, its in great condition and sounds terrific.

i want to sell my esp m-251

m-251 in great condition and it rocks e mail me fast cuz ppl are wantin it everywhere

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

i went to guitar center to get mine and it ended up that the guy that worked there had one that is the only place i have seen one and i got a really good deal on it also

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

i have a m-251 in great condition e-mail me fasty if u want it im selling it soon lots of people are searching for it

M-251 :-)

http://srd.yahoo.com/goo/m-251+esp/1/T=1023215459/F=6fb83890a3de7b37f881c81725840c1f/*http://www.chrisbsmusic.com/espguitars.html

try that bud

Re: esp m-251 or m201 !!!!

: does anyone know were i could get a esp m-251 or a esp m-201 thats not discontinued for christ sake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yes, There is one black M-251 at Sam Ash in Tampa, Florida. I actually bought it and brought it home but later returned it and swapped it out for the LTD KH-502. Not that the M-251 was bad...it was awesome with the binded neck and headstock and all...But the gave me the KH-502 with hardshell case for the same price!!! The M-251 is still there at this time. Better hurry, it rox!!!

esp kh2 or kh2 relic

hi friends, i'm looking for an esp kh2 or an kh 2 relic
if anyone has one to sell feel free to email me !
thanx bart

Re: esp kh2 or kh2 relic

: hi friends, i'm looking for an esp kh2 or an kh 2 relic
: if anyone has one to sell feel free to email me !
: thanx bart

I have a KH-2 for sale in excellent condition, with a tremsetter installed. I'm throwin in extras too.

ESP MII Delux

I bought an ESP MII Delux brand new about a year ago. I was just wondering if anyone knew how much one is worth new. I am possible looking to sell it, but right now I just need to know how much its worth.

Re: ESP MII Delux

jon, i own an m2 deluxe and its worth about $1500 australian. send me a pic and i may be able to help you with a price

I NEED A ESP LTD M-155 NECK

if anyone has one that they want to sell email me with a price

KH-2

I have a KH-2 for sale in excellent condition. I'm throwing in tons of extras with it, and it has a Hipshot Tremsetter installed, just like Kirk's. Anyone interested, email me, and we will discuss a price.

Re: KH-2

HOW MUCH? Got a pic? E mail me! I like beans!

James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

im selling an ESP Jh-1 and ESP Jh-3. looking for best offer for each. both in mint condition. have plenty of pics available. email me if interested.

Jaymzhetfieldjh123@hotmail.com

Re: James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

aup, hear ur selling a JH-1/3. pls send me sum pics of them. how much are you selling them for???wots the highest price so far 4 them??? pls e-mail bk to:
mattlewist9t9@yahoo.com
cheers...

: im selling an ESP Jh-1 and ESP Jh-3. looking for best offer for each. both in mint condition. have plenty of pics available. email me if interested.

: Jaymzhetfieldjh123@hotmail.com

Re: James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

: aup, hear ur selling a JH-1/3. pls send me sum pics of them. how much are you selling them for???wots the highest price so far 4 them??? pls e-mail bk to:
: mattlewist9t9@yahoo.com
: cheers...

I do sell a JH-3 Signature guitar "James Hetfield" by ESP (guitar #89 - only 100 made). It will be on Ebay (user electronic-junction) within the next few days. Anybody who is interested, pls send me an email. Reasonable buy it now offers are always considered.

: : im selling an ESP Jh-1 and ESP Jh-3. looking for best offer for each. both in mint condition. have plenty of pics available. email me if interested.

: : Jaymzhetfieldjh123@hotmail.com

Re: James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

: aup, hear ur selling a JH-1/3. pls send me sum pics of them. how much are you selling them for???wots the highest price so far 4 them??? pls e-mail bk to:
: mattlewist9t9@yahoo.com
: cheers...

: : im selling an ESP Jh-1 and ESP Jh-3. looking for best offer for each. both in mint condition. have plenty of pics available. email me if interested.

: : Jaymzhetfieldjh123@hotmail.com

Re: James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

i just wanted to see pictures of the guitars that metallica uses. so if you could can you send me some pics.
sheldon sappier

Re: James Hetfield of Metallica Guitars

I am interested in the james hetfield jh2 guitar you're selling. Please send pics to my email address. Thanks
Bavrin@hotmail.com

I am looking for set-neck ESP Explorers.

If anybody has and is looking to sell their set-neck ESP Explorers please contact me. (drist@pacbell.net)

Thank you very much

400 series for sale.

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.

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