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ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar Satin Black

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ESP and James Hetfield join forces once again to bring you his latest vision, a unique V design called the Vulture. Superbly constructed in Japan, the James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar&... 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

ESP and James Hetfield join forces once again to bring you his latest vision, a unique V design called the Vulture. Superbly constructed in Japan, the James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar features active EMG Hetfield pickups, set-neck construction, and a lighting fast thin U neck profile with ebony fingerboard and custom inlay. Black hardware includes a Tonepros locking tune-o-matic bridge, Gotoh locking tuners and Schaller straplocks. Comes with hardshell case.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body shape: V
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Mahogany
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Thin U
  • Neck wood: Mahogany 1-piece
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.656" (42mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: James Hetfield
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: James Hetfield
  • Brand: EMG
  • Active or passive pickups: Active
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh locking
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Signature model
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
  • Country of origin: Japan
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One year warranty on parts and electronics.


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ESPLTD James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good tone (3)

Cons

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5.0

Vulture!

By Kevin

from Connecticut

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar:

    The Vulture looks even better in person then in the pics. As usual with Korean LTD's, the overall fit and finish is perfect. Action was good out of the box too. I love the satin finish, EMG pickup's, hardtail bridge, set neck design, ebony fretboard, locking tuners, head stock and body shape, short throw selector switch, and lack of tone knobs (because I never use them anyway). Really nice Axe.

     
    4.0

    Sweet guitar. Very surprised.

    By GuitarVue

    from NYC

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar:

        Nice job. With the right strings and setup this fiddle can pack the punch. Low E doesn't buzz. Smaller than you would think. The 12 radius seems rounder than other 12' radius guitars IMO. I love it.

         
        5.0

        Specs below are for the ESP version

        By George A

        from USA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature Vulture Electric Guitar:

          Specs listed here are for the ESP version not the LTD.

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