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ESP Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar Black Satin

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The Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar from ESP is ready to make a big impression. It's crafted in Japan to James's exact specifications for playability and durability, so you know you're getting a gr... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar from ESP is ready to make a big impression. It's crafted in Japan to James's exact specifications for playability and durability, so you know you're getting a great guitar. It features a mahogany body and a set 1-piece mahogany neck. The neck has the thin U profile that James loves. It's fast and smooth with an ebony fretboard and snakebyte inlay at the 12th fret. Black hardware includes Sperzel locking tuners, Schaller straplocks and EMG JH pickups. Includes hardshell case.

EMG James Hetfield signature pickups
The JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set is a totally new dimension for EMG, the design being driven solely with the input of James Hetfield. After playing the 81/60 EMG combo for many years now James wanted something not only "new" sounding, he wanted a set that also looked totally new.

The neck pickup uses individual ceramic poles and bobbins with an enlarged core that gives it a more percussive attack, higher output and a fuller low-end response making it clean & fat and fast attacking.

The bridge pickup uses the same larger/taller core coil but has steel pole pieces, again for a tighter more percussive attack with less mutual inductance for a cleaner low-end. Based of the EMG 81 but brought to a whole new level.

FEATURES

Body 
Body shape: Z
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: Thin U
Neck wood: 1-piece Mahogany
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Ebony
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Extra-jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.653" (42mm)
Pickups
Configuration: H
Neck: James Hetfield
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: James Hetfield
Brand: EMG
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Not applicable
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: TonePros locking tune-o-matic
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Tuning machines: Schaller locking
Color: Black
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body shape
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: None
Country of origin: Japan
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.
One year warranty on parts and electronics.


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