Model

EC-258

BLACK SATIN

$499.00

Extended range guitars don’t have to cost an arm and a leg to be great. The LTD EC-257 (seven-string) and EC-258 (eight-string) guitars are affordable for just about any musician, and allow you to explore the depths of lower pitches for today’s modern sounds in metal, progressive rock and more. The EC-257 features a set of acclaimed ESP Designed LH-150 pickups, with a push-pull coil tap on the tone knob, and a TOM bridge and tailpiece. The EC-258, outfitted with a hardtail LTD fixed bridge, includes ESP Designed LH-308 pickups for this 8-string guitar that goes all the way down to F# in standard tuning. Both guitars offer comfortable mahogany bodies, three-piece mahogany necks, and roasted jatoba fingerboards with 22 extra-jumbo frets. Both are available in Black Satin finish.

(U.S. Only)
Specifications
Construction
Set-Neck
Scale
26.5" Baritone
Body
Mahogany
Neck
3Pc Mahogany
Fingerboard
Roasted Jatoba
Fingerboard Radius
400mm
Finish
BLACK SATIN
Nut Width
54mm
Nut Type
Molded
Neck Contour
Thin U
Frets/Type
22 XJ
Hardware Color
Black
Strap Button
Standard
Tuners
LTD
Bridge
LTD Fixed
Neck PU
ESP Designed LH-308N
Bridge PU
ESP Designed LH-308B
Electronics
Passive
Electronics Layout
Volume/Volume/Tone/Toggle Switch
Strings
D'Addario XL140-8 (.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.054/.064/.074)
Case
EC 8 STR FORM FIT CASE
Case Included
N
Prices and specifications subject to change.
Comments
Thomas M.

Does it come in any other colour?

Carl N.

Hey Thomas, currently this is only available in the black satin you see now.

Francisco Luzio

YES A EX8 I WOULD BUY INSTANTLY. THAT ACTUALLY WOULD BE A DREAM GUITAR. BECAUSE THERE ISNT A DAMN 8 STRING AVAILABLE IN EXPLORER SHAPE SO THAT WOULD BE OUT OF THIS WORLD.

Carl N.

Hey Francisco, an order for one of these could always be placed with our custom shop.  

Kyle L.

Am i over lookimg or do you guys only make 8 string guitars in the eclipse body?

Carl N.

Hey Kyle, there are a few instruments we currently produce in 8 string versions.  Most of these will be artist models, the Stephen Carpenter 8 string models in a Horizon shape and the Javier Reyes models in our Mystique body shape will be the mainstay 8 string models.  Be sure to check out our section for 7/8/extended scale instruments. https://www.espguitars.com/products/page/1?categories=7-8-string-guitars

JKnight

I really hope next year you guys do a 408 of an 8 string eclipse, I just think it would feel better than the 250 series, also maybe a polished finish and not matted black satin? just to change it up in comparison to this and the 407s

Todd B. ESP

Hi JKnight, thanks for your suggestions.

Hunter B.

f series 8 string model i'd buy that

Todd B. ESP

Hi Hunter, thanks for your suggestion.

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