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ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB
ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB

ESP LTD EC-1000 VB Electric Guitar, Vintage Black, LEC1000VB


Condition: B-Stock


Out of stock


Player's Perspective

If Randy Rhoads invented the single-cut design, it would look, feel and sound like this guitar. This thing is a beast from every angle: It's built like a tank, it has stellar electronics that you usually only find on more expensive models, and the neck is lightning fast. Most guitars that are geared toward heavier or faster styles try to strip off as much body wood as possible, but ESP knows their tone better than that. Nothing is better for huge, tight lows and screaming highs than a nice fat chunk of mahogany, and ESP has done a great job of balancing that with comfort and incredible playability. It's perfect for metal, but it'll work for pretty much anything rock or blues flavored as well. Slap on a price tag roughly half of what this axe should cost, and you're looking at one of the best deals on the market.

Item Details

This ESP LTD EC-1000 features a mahogany body with a vintage black finish. The maple set neck is a thin U shape, and it sports a rosewood board with 24 extra jumbo frets. The body, neck and headstock have gold binding, which looks great. Electronically, this guitar is ready to do some damage. There is an EMG 81 in the bridge and an EMG 60 in the neck, a great combination that handles heavily distorted sounds with great clarity, consistency and balance. The TonePros bridge and tailpiece along with the LTD locking tuners will keep everything in tune, no matter how you play.

This guitar will breathe new life into any rig, and you'll still have plenty of money left over for that next amp or pedalboard. A great buy all around.

Overall Condition

This ESP LTD EC-1000 VB is in brand new pristine mint condition with no nicks, scratches or blemishes of any kind. The photos are not of the actual guitar. Please feel free to call for an in-hand description.


  • ESP LTD EC-1000 VB
  • Vintage Black
  • Mahogany Body
  • Gold Body Binding
  • Set Maple Neck
  • Thin U Neck Shape
  • White/Gold Fretboard Binding
  • Rosewood Fretboard
  • 24 Extra Jumbo Frets
  • 350mm Fretboard Radius
  • Bridge Pickup: EMG 81
  • Neck Pickup: EMG 60
  • Volume/Volume/Tone Knobs
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector Switch
  • TonePros Tune-O-Matic Bridge
  • 42mm Nut Width
  • 24.75" Scale
  • LTD Locking Tuners
  • Gold Hardware

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