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2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU
2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU 2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU

2015 ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX, Tsugaru, GK-55 FRX TSUGARU


Condition: New

SKU: 1719004

Out of stock


Player's Perspective

Holy Tsugaru. Check out this thing! Just looking at is an event. Built in ESP's custom shop in commemoration of their 40th anniversary, this FRX custom is unlike anything I've seen, and I've seen a whole lot of guitars. The tone it packs is every bit as incendiary and unrelenting at the looks, but it also knows how to clean up. It can do heavy and searing, warm and soulful, or crisp and twangy. Getting around on this neck is a breeze. It's very fast but still comfortable, and the fingerboard feel is perfectly dialed in. You can get away with a full step bend on the last fret, no problem. This is one of those guitars that can make 10 gauge strings with normal action feel like 9 gauge strings with very low action. Every register rings out with great clarity and presence, even unplugged. I really dig the rosewood knobs and selector switch - they provide a little stylistic counterpoint to the finish, which really balances out the whole design and makes it feel complete.

This guitar is truly something special. ESP's custom shop only made one of these, and we're thrilled that we got our hands on it. Super high performance shred machine, work of art, head turner, one-of-a-kind creation - this guitar is all of that and more.

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 FRX Custom sports an alder body with a 3 piece maple neck and ebony fretboard. The slim U shaped neck is very easy to get around and sports an exquisitely comfortable neck heel that allows for total upper register freedom. Electronically, this axe is decked out with two of Seymour Duncan's best pickups: an SH-1n in the neck and an SH-6b in the bridge. This is versatile setup that'll sound great with a whole variety of setups, and with the push/pull coil split on the tone knob, you can get all hues of great single coil sound as well.

If you're interested in this one, be sure to give us a call. We'd love to chat more about it.

Overall Condition

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


  • ESP 40th Anniversary Custom Shop FRX Custom Tsugaru
  • Tsugaru Finish
  • Alder Body
  • Maple Neck
  • Slim U Neck Shape
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • 24 Frets
  • Offset MOP Dot Inlays
  • Set Neck Design
  • Seymour Duncan SH-6b Bridge Pickup
  • Seymour Duncan SH-1n Neck Pickup
  • 3 Way Pickup Selector
  • Volume Knob/Tone Knob
  • Rosewood Knobs
  • Push/Pull Tone Knob for Coil Split
  • Floyd Rose Bridge
  • Gotoh Locking Tuners
  • Gold Hardware
  • 25.5" Scale
  • 12" Compound Radius
  • Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity Hand Signed by Matt Masciandaro (President of ESP)
  • Serial #: K1439201
  • Weight: 8.25 lbs

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