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The LTD GH-200 represents the most affordable model in the Gary Holt Signature Series, but it packs a mean punch. It includes bolt-on constuction, with a comfortable basswood body and a thin U-shaped maple neck, with a roasted jatoba fingerboard that gives you Gary's split rectangle inlay design and 22 extra-jumbo frets. The GH-200 also offers an ESP Designed LH-301 pickup set with red covers, a Floyd Rose Special bridge for your most outrageous leads, and red binding on the body and headstock to complete its menacing vibe. Available in Black finish.

Construction Bolt-On
Scale 24.75"
Body Basswood
Neck Maple
Fingerboard Roasted Jatoba
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Finish BLACK
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Locking
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 22 XJ
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners LTD
Bridge Floyd Rose Special
Bridge PU ESP LH-301B RED
Electronics Passive
Electronics Layout Volume/Volume/Toggle Switch
Strings D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included N
Controls Gh200
John B.

So I recently purchased a used GH-200. The guitar was pretty amazing before I modified it. The stock pickups are high output. Close to a Dimarzio or Seymour Duncan Distortion set or an EMG 81 set. The tremolo is pretty good as well. Tuners are ok too. So I swapped out the pickups with a Dimarzio Super 3 Distortion in the bridge and a PAF Pro in the neck. And yes I purchased the red pickups from Dimarzio. They are darker than the stock pickups and look a lot better. I decked the tremolo (dive bomb only vibrato) and replaced all the saddle and locking nut screws with stainless steel. I also replace the saddle blocks with titanium blocks. I placed the pots with CTS and replaced the 3 way switch with a Switch Craft switch. I also replaced the tuners with Gotoh style tuners from GFS. The GFS tuners have a better, smoother feel. I replaced the neck plate with bushings to give the guitar more of a set neck feel. All this didn't need to be done but I like a certain tone, feel and look from my guitars. The GH-200 is an amazing guitar in the stock form and a really awesome guitar modified. So far I have owned five LTD guitars and all of them have been pretty awesome. I currently own a 2013 EC256, 2017 EC1000FM ASB, 2020 EC1000QM see through cherry black and a 2021 GH-200. My first experience with LTD was in 1998 when I bought the M2. I had issues with the neck and ESP/ LTD warrantied it with no problem. I had already modified the guitar with EMG pickups and they sent the guitar back with just a new neck. That was nice of them to leave the body alone. After that I had no issues and the guitar played, sounded and felt great. I wish I would have not sold it 15 years later but hind site is 20/20. Awesome customer service! 

David  B.

 Nicely done by a friend who are a little more 

hippo k.

Hi, What sting gauge does this guitar ship with? Thanx!

Todd B. ESP

From the specs above: D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)

Ernest J.

My controls are opposite from what you show

Carl N.

That's odd, for assistance you may reach out to our customer service team at or 

Harlow C.

Mine are as well. 

Nicholas H.

Why is that the guitar is $1300 when I add it to my cart?

Carl N.

Not sure why, I looked at your cart and this is showing $649.  Perhaps you are looking at the total of the order which also includes the KH-202 you have in your cart at the moment.

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