They just polish the ebony really well. In a few weeks it'll wear down.
The poly over the nut is common for ESP. An experienced luthier will be able to replace the nut without any issues. That's what razor......MORE »
It depends on the guitar. It may have been made at the custom shop. A "K" serial number was made at the Kiso Custom Shop. Custom Shop guitars can also have the CTM designation, it's a designation of the......MORE »
Man, the explorer will forever be my favourite guitar and I blame James Hetfield and Jesper Strömblad for that influence. I currently have a epiphone explorer but there are some minor faults here and......MORE »
It's an abbreviation for "custom." But in ESP's case it's more of a notion that the model has custom appointments than that it was necessarily made in the Custom Shop. So on an Eclipse, for example, it would......MORE »