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2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM
2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM

2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Snapper Custom, See Thru Green, GK-009 Snapper-CTM


Condition: New

SKU: 1719002

Out of stock


Player's Perspective

This Snapper Custom from ESP's Custom Shop is one of the best electric guitars in our warehouse. Built in commemoration of ESP's 40th Anniversary, this guitar belongs at the very top of every list. Let's start with the neck: It's extremely comfortable the moment you pick it up. It's tapered from a soft V shape in the lower register to more of a U up high, and the fingerboard feel is perfectly consistent from top to bottom. Even unplugged, every note rings out with great presence and clarity. The amplified sound is versatile, dynamic and lively. There's all the humbucking crunch you could ask for, but those single coils pump out every hue of twang, sparkle, chime and funk, even before you start tinkering with the extra tone controls. The build quality on this axe is totally unsurpassed. It's perfectly balanced and everything is dialed in just right, which enhances the resonance and musicality of the instrument in a way that one great feature or another can't do alone. And you won't see this guitar anywhere else: ESP only built one of these incredible axes. 

If you're on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind, super high-end electric guitar that's not just going to hold up but thrive for decades, this is it.

Special Features

In commemoration of their 40th Anniversary, ESP let the master luthiers in their custom shop have something of a field day. They built 80 totally unique, one-of-a-kind guitars that reflect their vision as a custom shop, all while incorporating years of hard-earned knowledge. This is the only see-thru green Snapper Custom that was built. The features are fairly straightforward, but they come alive in a totally unique way because of how well put together this guitar is. The body is alder and capped with a beautiful bookmatched quilt maple top. The maple neck starts out as a soft V shape and tapers into a U up high, which provides an exquisitely comfortable ride in every register. Some of the prettiest birdseye maple I've seen is on full display as the fretboard wood here. Electronically, this axe offers the best of the humbucking and single coil worlds. There's a Seymour Duncan SH-14 humbucker in the bridge and Seymour Duncan SSL-5's in the middle and neck positions. There's a 5-way toggle switch as well as a mini toggle that allows for even more pickup combinations. The gold Gotoh locking tuners and ESP "Flicker" bridge feel rock solid and perfectly dialed in.

Hands down, this is one of the most musical guitars in the place. This is the last solid-body electric guitar you'll need to buy.

Overall Condition

This ESP 40th Anniversary Exhibition Snapper Custom is in brand new pristine mint condition with absolutely no nicks, scratches, or blemishes of any kind.


  • ESP 40th Anniversary Exhibition Custom Shop Snapper Custom
  • See Thru Green
  • Alder Body
  • Bookmatched Quilted Maple Top
  • Maple Neck
  • Soft V to U Neck Taper
  • Birdseye Maple Fretboard
  • 22 Frets
  • Abalone Dot Inlays
  • Bolt-On Design w/ Sculpted Neck Heel
  • Seymour Duncan SH-14 Bridge Pickup
  • Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Neck and Middle Pickup
  • 5 Way Pickup Selector
  • Mini Toggle Enables Neck and Bridge or All Three
  • ESP Flicker-III Vibrato Bridge
  • Gotoh Locking Tuners
  • Gold Hardware
  • Bone Nut
  • 25.5" Scale
  • 9.5" - 12" Compound Radius
  • 3-Ply Pearloid Pickguard
  • Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity Hand Signed by Matt Masciandaro (President of ESP)
  • Serial #: 51425103
  • Weight: 8.25 lbs

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