essentially there are several different models but there are two grades, the pro series and the traditional series.
the pro series only says Seymour Duncan on the headstock, the traditional series says......MORE »
Thanks for siding with me but I have no problem with 6 string, They have a great inventory and at least 4 Esp guitars I am GASing over right now. They would probably have anwsered the question If I had not beat them to......MORE »
I think they made these as ESPART guitars from the late 70's to the mid 80's possibly longer although there are not a lot records or catalog images available. There were 2 grades, the top end ones that had the long......MORE »
From what I can see from the pictures there are a lot of things that do not look correct to me, mostly to do with the hardware. However the maple, mahogany, routes and tenon look correct. I don't think the......MORE »
its a good deal compared to buying a new one
but I think that sounds about $600 to high for a used one,
Unless you really need to have one now, I think you could do better.
If you really want it I would try and......MORE »
rappa666 checks in here every so often, you may run across him in the signiture series section, he would probably be able to tell you what it should look like. ESP has no official serial number date......MORE »
Probably did not have a made in Japan sticker to start with, I don't think those were added till later on.
As far as the anniversery mark, a waterslide is more permanent than a sticker, you cannot just peel them......MORE »
I have one they had a 20th ann waterslide decal on the back of the headstock,
here is a link to my 20th ann vintage plus strat
some of the limited editions models had......MORE »
I have played various heads with both cabinets,
I have always found marshalls to be a bit compressed. Great if you are playing a lot of fast distorted stuff, a bit confined if you want an nice vocal airy sound.......MORE »
most fakes have incorrect control plates, logo that are not in the correct place and serial numbers in the wrong place. Many times the shape is not exactly correct or the wrong hardware or pickups were used. The best way to......MORE »
i have hz 4's in my jackson - they sound a bit sterile - but not as sterile as EMG actives
I have hz 1's in my kh 502 - they are a lot warmer and have a very nice breakup distorted - they sound really heavy even though the......MORE »