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Description

In 1984, Max Cavalera changed music history when he, with his brother, founded influential thrash/groove metal icons Sepultura. Since then, Max has been involved in respected bands like Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy, and ESP has been along for the ride the whole time. His latest ESP Signature Series guitar, the Max Cavalera RPR, is one of the most bold and daring shapes ESP have ever made.

You'll first note that not only is there a killer aggregation of points and curves, but that the entire body has beveled edges, giving it the look and vibe of a deadly medival weapon. Second, its Black Desert Camo Satin finish looks simply amazing (and is even more impressive in person). But the real test of the Max Cavalera RPR happens after you put it on and plug it in.

It offers neck-thru-body construction, with a mahogany body and a three-piece thin U-shaped maple neck and rosewood fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets and Max's personalized inlays. The guitar also includes a bone nut, Gotoh tuners, a TonePros locking TOM bridge and tailpiece, and a single Seymour Duncan Distortion pickup. It comes with a high-quality hardshell case and a Certificate of Authenticity from ESP.
Features
Body
  • Body shape: Z
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Thin U
  • Neck wood: 3-piece Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Signature
  • Nut width: 1.656 in. (42 mm) Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Fluence SRC Distortion
  • Brand: Seymour Duncan
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume
  • Pickup switch: Not applicable
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body graphic
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan
Warranty
Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.
One year warranty on parts and electronics.

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