It's an ESP. From the shape of the headstock it's from the mid 80s. Maple neck, ebony fretboard, alder body wings. The jack plate on the guitar is from a Carvin. It's certainly not a USA made Mirage.As......MORE »
I owned one back in the day and it still had the back cavity cover for the tremolo if that's what you mean. I can't remember if it had a cavity to access the pots from the back or not. I also wanted the ashtray as well so......MORE »
Just started the process of custom ordering a KH-4 neck thru. Sweetwater is running an awesome promotion of 36 months interest free payments so thought I might as well take advantage of it. I decided to do an ESP 12 fret......MORE »
Mid 80s. Maple neck, alder body, ebony fretboard. Very nice condition. Wouldn't surprise me that it's a refinish (the logo looks a bit wonky to me, but it might be the angle because the headstock and TRC......MORE »
Serial number says it's an 08. The rest of the serial number seems to say it was made on the Monday of week 36. Too lazy to look up what week that was.
Sorry to chime-in Dave. It may have originally been......MORE »
There was a small photo in the So What Volume 3 Issue 1 from that photo shoot, but the bigger photo of James in the closet was from the 1996 Studio Calendar. Photo credit in So What is Mark Leialoha.
Trying to figure......MORE »
Most of my Eclipses are ESP, but I do have an LTD Baritone. From the small pictures, it looks suspect to me. I've never seen one with that control cover, I'm used to them looking like this:
Also if you're using a noise suppression pedal or multi-effect with a noise suppressor, you might need a different setting for the MX than the Gibson. The MX might just have a lower volume output than the Gibson. ......MORE »
Well, your problem could come from a bunch of places. What's causing the lack of sustain? Is the string fretting out or buzzing? Is the wiring not making great contact, causing the signal to cut in and......MORE »
They're certainly expensive, but when you compare the price to an ESP Original or other Custom Shop level ESP guitars, it's right in line. I wouldn't say there's markup because of James' name, though it's probably the......MORE »