ESP LTD EC-1000 Vintage Black

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Electric Guitar

  • Body: Mahogany
  • 3-Piece set-in neck: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Fretboard: Ebony (Diospyros)
  • 24 Frets
  • Fretboard inlays: Abalone flags
  • Tone Pros T3B-T & T1Z locking bridge
  • Binding
  • Pickups: Active EMG 81 & EMG 60 humbuckers
  • 1 Toggle switch
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • Colour: Matte Black
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Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top None
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Ebony
Frets 24
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Solid Guitar
WarL1ghT, 26.05.2019
I've bought this guitar because i needed a solid and good sounding axe to play with the band . And i've got to say , i'm not dissapointed at all , i'm actually very impressed

Pros:
- The Finish is incredible , it feels so good and you can sense the work that has been put into the instrument
- The Pickups are great , the output that they have is really good to play aggresive and punchy stuff , you can really work with the sound that this guitar offers . Me and my band are kind of a Heavy-Groovy Metal so if you're looking for a guitar to play similar stuff , this might be your way to go .
- The look of the guitar is awesome , really , It's a single cut with a matte finish and amazing decals on it , can't have anything against that

Cons:
- As you'd expect a Les Paul guitar to be , it's a bit heavy , not too bad though , so don't worry thinking it's weighting like a tank , but it's just a bit heavier than your regular standard style guitar
- I find that it's going out of tune regularly , i can't say if it's the lock-in tuners , or maybe i should've tighten the screws of the tuning keys tighter , i can't tell why is that , but it's not a tragedy considering it's not a floyd rose guitar neither a guitar with EverTune Bridge to stay in tune really really good , so i can't say it's a horrible thing at all .

Overall :
This is a solid choice , you're getting awesome sound for an aggresive and metalish type of play , the look and the finish of the guitar is just marvelous , and the cons are not even things that are impossible to work with . I recommend this guitar to anyone that's looking for a crunchy , punchy and rich metal sound . Combining this with an awesome Head amp and Cab , it will be a beast !
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GeorgeTailor, 20.07.2020
This is probably the best guitar you can get for such price.
The finish of the guitar is amazing, looks gorgeous and feels nice. The back of the neck is very easy to switch positions, it does not 'stick' to the hand.

Pros:
- sound is very aggressive and deep if you play with distortion;
- amazing look;
- amazing finish;
- feels very comfortable to play.

Cons:
- 'golden' paint wears off after a while, especially on the bridge where you rest your hand if you do a lot of palm muting;
- Neck nut is waay too high, depending on the strength with which you press you can alter the sound on a single fret even by a half tone! But you can always bring it to your local luthier or lower the nut yourself if you know how to do that.
- Kind of heavy.
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My new favourite
Philthy Riffs, 30.07.2020
Pros: Ergonomic and light. Which is unusual for an LP style guitar.
Amazing to play. Sounds great (EMGs get a bad rap)

Cons: Had slight fret buzz on the 7th on the low E, this was due to slight back bow. A quick truss rod adjustment and all was well. A colour inconsistency on the neck binding is why I gave it 4 stars for quality.

I'll buy another one with SDs soon.
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Amazing experience
13.12.2015
I have played it for one month, and I must say this is a super experience: very strong and heavy. It is very confortable when I press the string, easy handling, and you can perform diverse of heavy metal, together with Boss Metalcore and Marshall amplifier.
In general, this is one of the best choice, if you want a brilliant metal sound without paying too much.
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