with case
(U.S. Only)
NOTE: Due to ongoing challenges in the global supply chain, instruments purchased from ShopESP that are not currently in stock may take an extended time frame to be delivered.

The BW-1 EverTune is one of the most unique and innovative high performance guitars in the LTD Signature Series. Created by Ben Weinman, a founding member of mathcore geniuses The Dillinger Escape Plan and a current member of hardcore legends Suicidal Tendencies, Ben is a highly respected player whose combination of speed and feel has landed him on many "best of" guitarist lists, the BW-1's most notable feature is its EverTune constant tension bridge. It keeps the BW-1 in near perfect tune and intonation under almost any condition. The BW-1 EverTune is a neck-through-body design at 25.5" scale, with a chambered mahogany body and flamed maple top, and binding on the body, neck, and headstock. It offers a fast three-piece thin U-shaped maple neck with a macassar ebony fingerboard that includes 24 extra-jumbo frets. The sound of this guitar is powered by a set of Fishman Fluence® Modern Humbucker active pickups with nickel covers. These pickups allow for a remarkable degree of sonic flexibility. Two separate voicings are selectable via the push-pull on the tone control (down for “Modern Active” tone, or up for “Modern Passive Attack”). Available in See Thru Black finish.


Construction Neck-Thru
Scale 25.5"
Body Mahogany
Top Flamed Maple
Neck 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Nut Width 43mm
Nut Type Molded
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ
Hardware Color Chrome
Strap Button Standard
Tuners LTD Locking
Bridge Evertune (F model)
Neck PU Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Alnico
Bridge PU Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Volume/Tone(Push/Pull)/Toggle Switch
Strings D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included Y
Controls Benw
Ben Weinman BW-1 - Demo

Ben Weinman BW-1 - Demo

Here is the new Ben Weinman signature guitar from ESP...
Adolfo P.

Recently got this guitar and I love it. Plays smooth and sounds wicked. Love it a lot. 

Justin L.

I noticed this is no longer a preorder. Does that mean it’s currently in stock? I sent an email to the esp team but they weren’t much help. I’m trying to order through Sweetwater but we’re both being told different pieces of information as to the availability. 

Carl N.

if you have any questions you may reach out to our customer service team at or 

Justin L.

Carl, I did reach out to them but they weren’t of any help. 

Victor S.

Всем привет. LTD BW-1 отличная электрогитара качественной сборки, красивый дизайн, удобная и относительно легкая, звучит прекрасно. Бридж Evertune держит строй надежно и долговечно, это классно.

Я очень доволен этой электрогитарой. 


Но есть два небольших недостатка, на мой субъективный взгляд:

1) В данной электрогитаре используется активные звукосниматели для которых необходима батарейка. Батарейку приходилось часто менять, даже если электрогитара отключена и не используется. В этой связи пришлось модифицировать схему подключения батарейки в электрогитаре - установив переключатель, чтобы обесточивать батарейку. Внешний вид переключателя приведен на фоторафии ниже. По результатам использования данной модификации, теперь батарейку приходится менять очень редко (последнюю батарейку установил два месяца назад и еще не менял, при этом электрогитара используется часто).


2) Порожек (NUT): порожек не из качественного заменителя слоновой кости, например от TUSQ. Данный недостаток является незначительным, имеющийся порожек функционирует нормально.

Думаю, производителю электрогитары необходимо принять к сведению данные недостатки и исправить их.

Carl N.

if you have any questions you may reach out to our customer service team at or 

Justin L.

I noticed this guitar is available for “preorder”. Did the guitar get an update/upgrade? 

Edward L.

I am also wondering this, I have been looking for a new guitar and stumbled across this which checks all the boxes. Unfortunately, It seems to be out of stock alot of places and I'm worried since it's an older model it is being discontinued. However, I am really hoping it is being updated to include stainless steel frets and coil splitting...... Fingers crossed.

Carl N.

if you have any questions you may reach out to our customer service team at or

Justin L.

Thank you, Carl. I just sent an email to your staff. 


julien a.

Hello ESP team ! I've found a second hand first edition BW1 (with EMG). What are the specs differences ? Same woods or not ? And why the 2nd version is 700$ more expensive? just because of the fluence and a case ???  Thanks

Carl N.

Our customer service team can help you out with older models, they can be reached at

More Comments