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Great features for the metalist on a modest budget!

The LTD MH-53 electric guitar from ESP has a maple neck, basswood body and a maple fretboard. The thin U-shaped neck with 24 extra jumbo frets provides comfort and speed. The ESP humbucker with 2 single-coil pickup configuration provides lots of tone versatility. ESP-LTD tuners and a locking nut keep you tuned and intoned, so you'll sound your best. Volume, tone and a 5-way toggle give you options with simplicity. The Floyd Rose Special tremolo bridge lets you dive bomb the night away. Chrome hardware and black dot inlays finish off a great look.

Case sold separately.

ESP LTD MH-53 Electric Guitar Features:

  • Basswood body
    Maple top
    Bolt-on maple neck
    Maple fingerboard
    25.5" scale
    Locking nut
    42mm nut width
    Thin U neck contour
    24 extra jumbo frets
    Chrome hardware
    ESP tuners
    Floyd Rose Special tremolo bridge
    Pickups: ESP LH-150 / LS-120 / LS-120 SET (H/S/S)
    Electronics : Vol / Tone / 5-Way Switch
    Case sold separately




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  • no joke its smokin

    As reviewed by gary steven on 9/2/2010

    I Purchased this mean machine an im not dissapointed at all . its the best bang for buck ive played out there. Very nice h.s.s pickup configuration gives you a hot bridge tone with lots of harmonics and the single coils sing out with a nice british/strat..like tone...but suprisingly dont feedback or hum much.The kicker is unlike many guitars wich have some singlecoils it stays in tune with the floyd rose tremelo so you can have a nice clean or dirty sound with the single coils or a rock/metal sound with the humbuker and do all the trem bends you want. ITS DA BOMB .TRY ONE ITS A BUDGET MANS DREAM AXE.The maple fretboard looks and plays nice.

    14 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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  • I'll miss it =/

    As reviewed by Nick pinch harmonics expert on 11/19/2010

    This was my first actual "good" guitar, and a nice guitar it was, I loved the maple fingerboard, very smooth (even like it more than rosewood) and no grain in the wood of the fingerboard. It's easy to reach the 24th fret without a problem, the floyd rose special bridge was insanly nice and divebombing a pinch harmonic was something that sounded freaking amazing. The pickups are ment for metel, even if you play clean it sounds like the it will get heavy. I usually stayed on the bridge pickup for anything that I played with distortion, nice rich crunchy sound, action is nice and really low, it gets slightly higher as you near the 24th fret. The neck is smoother than... marble? lol well it broke in a car accident but I f&%$ing loved that thing! ESP by the way doesn't make necks unless you are willing to order a custom one but that's big money! 295 bucks for this guitar is almost insane, worth about 350-450 if you ask me. Let me warn you, it's not easy though to change strings on this thing, it explains how however in the manual that comes with the guitar, still tricky though. One more warning, if you wanna play drop C or anything out of the standard E tuning you will have to adjust the springs in the guitar to compensate for the string tension you take away from lowering to drop C. Drop D is alright, there won'e be too much difference from E, C however, and adjusting will be needed or else the Floyd Rose bridge will be lower into the body than usual. Besides that it's a very nice guitar that's smooth quick and can scream like a baby falling out of an airplane. -Nick-

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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  • Purely amazing guitar

    As reviewed by Hector Cortez on 12/29/2009

    I bought this guitar about a month ago and I'm pretty impressed. The guitar not only looks awesome but it also sounds pretty decent. The pick ups provides excellent quality sound and is quiet even with high gain. The humbucking pick up makes the harmonics sound good and loud. Playing guitar solos sound excellent in this guitar as well. The action is great too and the guitar can handle heavy gauge strings without a need for a nut adjustment. (If you use heavy gauge strings I recommend you buy more springs, nevertheless this guitar comes with 3 springs.) The only thing I didn't like about the guitar is the tone the upper single coil provides.

    25 of 27 people found this review helpful.
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