How to spot fake ESP

How to spot fake ESP

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Hey guys, Do you have any knowledge regarding fake guitars and how to spot them?  Maybe guitar companies should start a database where we could register original guitars and verify their authenticity. I understand that, I...
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The Fake ESP Thread

The Fake ESP Thread

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Pushead and I are here to help verify ESP and LTD guitars. If you have, or are looking to buy a guitar that you're unsure of, post pictures and questions in this thread. Please post clear pictures of the front and back of the...
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Giorgi M.

LTD M-10 Korea 2002 Problem!

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I Have a Problem about my LTD M-10 Korea 2002 I love how it looks, but it have really bad pickups also look the photo how pickup magnet and the strings are how can i fix it? i have seymour duncan active pickups so should i go...
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ARMANDO D.

Strap lock info needed

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Hello! I would like to install/replace the stock strap buttons on my 1995 ESP Custom with strap locks. Think I read that ESP makes their own strap locks but from the photos I’ve seen they look like Schaller type strap locks....
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ARMANDO D.

How to remove adhesive backed shim from neck

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Hello! This question is for those in the “know”. 

At some point long ago a guitar “tech” at a guitar store did a setup on my ESP and used a product called 3M Stikit which is adhesive backed sandpaper as a shim which he...
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4406cuda

New Member and Question

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What case will properly fit an early 90' ESP M1 I just bought the guitar from someone out of state and want to send him a case to ship me the guitar in.   Thanks in advance!...
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Evertune Bridge System

Evertune Bridge System

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Interested in comments on the experienced with Evertune equipped guitars. Specifically setup preferences. ...
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Mateusz K.

EMG grounding

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Hello, I own ESP M-II and I replaced passive Duncans with EMG 57/66. I hear some slight noise from guitar, which should not occur on EMG (despite I touch the strings or not). I know that EMG should not be string ground, but...
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Mr.Dahl

Stickers???

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Does anybody know if it's possible to buy the Kamikaze, Relic, KH-3 stickers somewhere?...
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Help Identifying/Authenticating. Possible parts guitar?

Help Identifying/Authenticating. Possible parts guitar?

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Hello, I saw this listed for sale, but there were several red flags that made me question the authenticity of the guitar. Low 5 digit serial number(03XXX), but no additional pics. Neck is mid -late 80s/ early 90s Horizon,...
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Thomas H.

ESP MX220 EETF*K

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Hello guys, I am building an MX220 EETF*K because let's face it, this is the best guitar ever. Legendary shape, owner, sleek look and irreverent.I use the shape of my Epiphone Explorer 1984 as my starting point.   I have...
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dd1983

Technical House

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What is technical house?  example; https://reverb.com/item/26851078-esp-limited-model-technical-house-custom Is it a weird translation for 'custom shop' or is it something else? ...
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AMPs categories

AMPs categories

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I am writing a research about guitar AMPs. Could you help write my paper? I need help with these questions: 1) In what two categories can I classify AMPs? 2) What kind of AMPs are used by professional guitar players on big...
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Painting your own guitar 101:  A guide in pictures. (56k breathes in toxic fumes))

Painting your own guitar 101: A guide in pictures. (56k breathes in toxic fumes))

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I threw this guide together out of old pictures of a Gibson Flying V I painted in 2009. The pictures were not meant to be used as a guide, but since I don't plan on documenting another paint job for at least the next several...
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Mark M.

Ltd SG viper 50

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Can a truss rod be removed from a viper sg 50 without removing fret board?...
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