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Tony R replied to the forum post removing excess fingerboard dye

Is there a recommended way to clean excess dye from a fingerboard to prevent coal miner finger? In the past I have relied on Dunlop 65 Lemon oil but it usually takes multiple applications and I would be interested in a more......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Features by Serial #?

Is there a way to find the records on a particular guitar by serial number? One of my guitars "should" have a rosewood board but it is very pale and does not look like Rosewood at all so am cuious if it is something else......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post COA's On ESP Snakebytes

I purchased an ESP Snakebyte (satin black) recently and didn't receive a COA....or ANYTHING in the case for that matter. Was this an oversight or is that the new norm?   Hey Tondog,  The COA is not included......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Vintage Plus Pickguard

I need a black vintage plus pickguard.  Is it posible to buy one directly from ESP?  Also need a black back plate too.  Please help!  Cant find anything on the web.   While ESP does not......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Nitro Finish Question

I need to make some repairs to my 2008 Vintage Plus "Strat".  Can someone tell me if ESP used Nitro or Poly to paint these guitars?   This model was finished with a polyurethane finish.   ......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Please explain

i have a mx250 and an eclipse. Both obviously the same scale, both have the exact same strings and bridges. But there is a noticeable difference in string tension between the two. The mx seems a lot stiffer to play. The......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Weird quality issue

I purchased a brand new MH-2015 40th limited edition and it has a really strange problem. The G string,  locking machine head is not stamped "LTD".  This looks crazy and is clearly not right. I've looked at......MORE »
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Tony R liked the forum post Re: Distressed or aged esps

Thanks. huge ESP fan. have a nice weekend.......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Distressed or aged esps

All ESP KH-2 Vintage models were made at the Kiso shop up until 2015. Since 2015 They are made at our ESP Tokyo factory. The quality of the Kiso shop is the same level of quality of our custom shop instruments – there......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Distressed or aged esps

I have 3 ESP JH trucksters was wondering are these machine made so every aged ESP truckster is distressed at the same spots? N some say ESP custom shop some say signature series. Where are they made ? I have 3 ESP kh-2......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Questions for Tony Rauser

Tony, Sorry to hijack this thread but I posted a question to the prefixes thread and haven't recieved an answer so I wanted to try asking it here. I just bought a used E-II M-I with ES prefix serial number. Any idea......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Serial Number help

I picked up a old ESP Mirage Custom.. id like to find out any info on it that i can.. Please help! 28117398   This Mirage was most likely made in the late 80’s. Unfortunately there are no production records......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post New ESP 2016 JH vulture guitar

DEAR ESP I have a serial number on the new James hetfield vulture ESP Flying V guitar.  Mine is EJHV0011 can u please explain to me what that means and which factory it was made in and any other details. Ty do......MORE »
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Tony R liked the forum post Re: Authenticate used Esp products

Thank you very much for your reply Tony, much appreciated. ......MORE »
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Tony R replied to the forum post Authenticate used Esp products

We may be able to authenticate that the guitar was originally made by ESP but if you are sending in a modified guitar we may not be able to pin point every single detail to say what is original and what is not.......MORE »