ESP LTD EC-256 BLK

Electric Guitar

  • Mahogany body
  • Set-in mahogany neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • "Thin U" neck profile
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 XJ Frets
  • Pickups: 2 ESP LH-150 (B & N) humbuckers with split function
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • LTD machine heads
  • TOM bridge and tailpiece
  • Colour: Black
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Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top None
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Jatoba
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
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Great all purpose guitar
TVMich, 15.10.2019
Bought this beauty a month ago to be my 2nd guitar to play less aggressive style music and clean sounds. My first guitar (Ibaneze RGIB6-BK with active EMG pickups) was not suitable for this. And believe it or not this Les Paul can produce clean and dirty sounds and everything even with passive pick-ups OMG :). My black aggressive baritone sits unused for a month already.

Pros:
- Beautiful clean channel sound with coil-split knob pulled out
wide range growl in bridge humbucker mode with long enough sustain (can I describe it wet? but thats different, it is richer compared to dry-ish EMG81 signal)
- decent quality of everything - this is ESP
- price!
Cons:
Just to write here something - the guitar is quite heavy and you will need a strap lock or you drop it some day.
It gone loose 2 times in a month I catched it fortunately.
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best value for money
22.12.2015
this guitar is amazing! I was interested on changing pickups and tuners but it is not necessary! All works fine and the stock esp pickups are very warm with some aggressive mids..Looks pretty enough with a nice work at the creamy binding! I would recommend this particular model for value for money satisafction and a guitar that does not get you unhappy with any style of music!
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Good for the price
eFNK, 12.03.2019
I got this guitar on sale to use as a backup and overall I am happy with the purchase. I also own an ESP LTD Deluxe EC-1000 and the finish differences are quite notable, although that is obviously expected for a guitar that costs twice the price. In terms of playability, I didn't feel a whole lot of difference, frets came very well polished, no sharp edges or anything and the neck profile is just the same.
I replaced the tuners with a spare set of Sperzels I had for a different project, not because the stock ones aren't good but I prefer locking tuners. My favourite feature is the coil tap, it makes it incredibly versatile for playing different genres. For me, it's perfect for rehearsals if I don't want to carry around more expensive stuff. All in all, good quality for the price, pretty much what I expected from an ESP LTD.
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Great Choice!
D_Kariotis, 09.05.2019
This instrument is one of the best choices in this range of money. It has great construction quality and a stunning sound. It is also a very versatile guitar due to the coil split feature, which means it is a good choice for almost any kind of music.
Moreover, I would like to thank Thomann for the whole transaction process. I was informed about every step of the items' delivery, I bought it at the lowest price in the european market and it was delivered to me without the tiniest scratch. I would definitely buy from Thomann again!
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Electric Guitar Mahogany body, Set-in mahogany neck, Jatoba fretboard, "Thin U" neck profile, Scale: 628 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, 22 XJ Frets, Pickups: 2 ESP LH-150 (B & N) humbuckers with split...

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