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ESP LTD Ride The Lightning Metallica Electric Guitar with Case - Limited Edition

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ESP LTD Ride The Lightning Metallic Electric Guitar with Case

The LTD "Ride the Lightning" limited-edition guitar was created to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of Metallica's second album, which was released on July 27, 1984, and features a graphic finish that mimics the cover art of that iconic album.

"ESP and Metallica's guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have a relationship that goes back more than two decades," says Matt Masciandaro, President and CEO of the ESP Guitar Company. "Last year, we successfully released a limited-edition guitar for the 30-year anniversary of their first album, Kill ˜Em All. We are happy to offer another new Metallica-focused guitar for serious players, collectors, and fans."

ESP plans to produce only 300 of the LTD "Ride the Lightning" models worldwide, making each one a highly sought-after collectible due to its relative rarity. Its features include an alder body with maple neck (bolt-on construction) at 25.5" scale, and an ebony fingerboard with 24 XJ frets. EMG 60 (neck) and EMG 81 (bridge) active pickups are included, along with tune-o-matic bridge and string-thru-body design. The guitar also features a Metallica logo fingerboard inlay, and each guitar includes an ESP form-fit case with the Metallica logo, and a certificate of authenticity.

The Ride the Lightning album helped establish Metallica as a serious contender in the metal arena, and led to their major label signing later in 1984. Some of the now-classic songs on that album include "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Fade to Black", and "Creeping Death".


Features:
•Body
• Body shape: Double cutaway
• Body type: Solid body
• Body material: Solid wood
• Top wood: Not applicable
• Body wood: Alder
• Body finish: Gloss
• Orientation: Right handed
•Neck
• Neck shape: Not specified
• Neck wood: Maple
• Joint: Bolt-on
• Scale length: 25.5"
• Truss rod: Standard
• Neck finish: Gloss
•Fretboard
• Material: Ebony
• Radius: Not specified
• Fret size: Extra-jumbo
• Number of frets: 24
• Inlays: Metallica logo
• Nut width: Not specified
•Pickups
• Configuration: HH
• Neck: EMG-60
• Middle: Not applicable
• Bridge: EMG-81
• Brand: EMG
• Active or passive: Active
• Series or parallel: Series
• Piezo: No
• Active EQ: No
• Special electronics: None
•Controls
• Control layout: Master volume, tone
• Pickup switch: 3-way
• Coil tap or split: No
• Kill switch: No
•Hardware
• Bridge type: Fixed
• Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
• Tailpiece: String thru body
• Tuning machines: Die-cast
• Color: Black
•Other
• Number of strings: 6-string
• Special features: Body finish
• Case: Hardshell case
• Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
• Country of origin: South Korea