ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups Faded Cherry Sunburst 888365293981

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The ESP EC-401VF offers a mahogany body with a set mahogany neck, flamed maple top, 24.75" scale and 22 extra-jumbo frets on a rosewood fingerboard on a thin-U neck. And a pair of DiMarzio PAF 36th An... Click To Read More About This Product

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The ESP EC-401VF offers a mahogany body with a set mahogany neck, flamed maple top, 24.75" scale and 22 extra-jumbo frets on a rosewood fingerboard on a thin-U neck. And a pair of DiMarzio PAF 36th Anniversary (B) & (N) pickups pushes killer tone down your signal path. A tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece anchor the strings to the body while LTD locking tuners keep everything cinched down and in-tune through heavy crunches and string-stretching leads.

Features
  • Set-neck construction
  • 24.75" scale
  • Mahogany body
  • Flamed maple top
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • 42mm nut
  • Thin U neck contour
  • 22 XJ frets
  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover tuners
  • Tune-o-matic bridge & tailpiece
  • DiMarzio PAF 36th Anniversary (B) & (N) pickups
  • Finish: LD, FCSB, TSB
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.
One year warranty on parts and electronics.


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ESPLTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Good pick up (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Solid electronics (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (4)
  • Practicing (4)
  • Recording (3)
  • Rock concerts (3)
  • Small venues (3)

Reviewed by 5 customers

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5.0

Gibson quality epiphone price

By David

from undisclosed

About Me Experienced

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Great fit and finish
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups:

    I have been playing for 25+ years and have had a slew of different guitar in every price range. Squire strats, Gibson les paul, jaguar, mustang and on and on. My son has an ec100 which drew me more into looking at esp/ltd I figured his guitar was a great player and for $150 used the 401 had to be a pretty nice setup. So I was back in the market looking for a les paul style guitar( sold my gibson 10 years ago) and heard a lot of good things about epiphone and there quality getting a lot better. Went to look at a used traditional pro for $400 and they had a used LTD ec401vf made in Korea w the seymour duncan 59 neck jb bridge set up for $250. When I picked it up plugged it in and strummed 2 chords I already decided to buy it. Honestly with my eyes closed feel and sound you would have thought you were holding a $2000 les paul. Jumbo frets, maple top mahogany neck and body with top dollar pickups Grover tuners etc. So you can buy an epiphone and dump $250 in pickups, pots, tuners etc and have 4 knobs or spend half that and have a sweet player out of the box. No brainer just go for it you won't regret it.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great solid value

    By Ricardo

    from Rochester n,y,

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups:

      This is my fourth guitar from guitar center,absolutely beautiful,solid great finish,sound quality of les pauls well into the thousands of$ ,dimarzio pups sound great through my blackstar htr -5 ,i also bought a tommy thayer,white lighting, beautiful guitar ,and a white strat modified with a jb jr in bridge,tex mexs in neck and mid position,graph tech nut love my guitars

      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great guitar at a great price.

      By Shawn

      from Arlingron, Tx.

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics
      • Solid Guitar Good Action

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Plays Great
        • Practicing

        Comments about ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups:

        Amateur usage, 30 + years experience

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great guitar

        By Bish0p34

        from Kingston, Pa.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups:

        I got one of these over the summer, and I've been gigging it regularly since then. I have another 401, and a 1000 series that stay home because of this one. I wanted one without EMG's and 24 frets with a full thickness body. This guitar lives up to my demands. It's not the best guitar I own by far, but it's more than good enough to play out and record with. We live in a great time where you don't need to spend a lot of money to get a good guitar. I bought it to be a workhorse, and it delivers. If you have money and want bragging rights, sure, buy an ESP. This guitar will not disappoint though.

        (10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best guitar in this price range

        By Chadwick

        from Detroit, Michigan

        Site Member

        Comments about ESP LTD EC-401VF Electric Guitar with DiMarzio Pickups:

        In my opinion, this is absolutely the best guitar, hands down, in this price range. This blows any Epiphone out of the water. I got this on sale and couldn't be happier. The guitar is a little on the bright side, but I found with a little tweaking of the volume and tone knobs you can get an amazing warm sound out of both the Dimarzio pickups. I'm running it through a Marshall JCM 2000 DSL 50.The quality and materials used in this guitar is something you find on more expensive instruments. It's solid as a rock and the flame maple top looks amazing. Highly recommended.

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