(U.S. Only)

The LTD Black Metal Series are guitars that are comparable in build quality to our LTD Deluxe “1000 Series” instruments, but with a dark and menacing design theme of all-black finish, components, and hardware, a single premium-quality pickup, Macassar ebony fingerboards with no inlays and glow-in-the-dark side markers, and even a newly-designed black metal LTD logo on the headstock. The Arrow Black Metal takes the bold, extreme Arrow body shape and presents it in the killer Black Metal design scheme, with a single aggressive EMG 81 pickup, a single volume control, and an EMG TKO kill switch.

Construction Neck-Thru
Scale 25.5"
Body Mahogany
Neck 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Locking
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners Grover
Bridge Floyd Rose 1000
Bridge PU EMG 81 w/ Black Logo
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Volume, EMG TKO Kill Switch
Strings D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included N
2019 NAMM Show: David Sanchez (Havok) Interview

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LTD Arrow Black Metal Demo by Eli Santana

LTD Arrow Black Metal Demo by Eli Santana

Guitarist Eli Santana (from Alien Satan and Holy Grail) demos the LTD Arrow Black Metal, a new addition to the acclaimed Black Metal series. This guitar takes the bold, extreme Arrow body shape and presents it in the killer...
John  W.

I just got my black metal arrow about a week and a half ago. I’ve been waiting for it (being on back order) for over two months. And I must say I am in love with it! The setup was spot on right out of the box. The fretwork is superb, and it a real pleasure to play. The only thing is that last night I was going to fix the only minor flaw that I found. Which was the input jack had a wobble from side to side. Looked it over and saw that the bend in

the jack didn’t quite match the bend in the body. No problem, I can take it off and fix that. But once I unscrewed the jack plate I found that the cavity for the input jack was router out to much and there wasn’t enough wood left for the mounting screw to get any bit. So they had the screw going through what looked like half of a toothpick to keep it from falling out. I don’t know if esp will do anything about it, and I really don’t want another guitar. But I’m going to have to fix this in a better way than the half *** way they tried to fix it from the factory.

David A.

As a player of fine instruments, would you consider having one with a fixed bridge to compliment the floyd rose 

manuel A.

please! please! Just make a seven string version of this one... please!!! 

Boby D.

It s indonesian made arrow black metal ?

Carl N.

These will be made in both Korea and Indonesia 

Kyle C.

Just got it yesterday. Been playing MIJ Jacksons my whole life. Tried a few Fender Jacksons, returned every one. Too many flaws/low quality control. Gave Fender one last chance with an RRX24 blacked out model. -Garbage (Floyd Bridge off center unable to play high E past 12th fret D’oh!! Multiple paint flaws, electronics not wired completely, inlays had giant gaps, poor fret seating)

Ibanez doesn’t make a V, so I tried ESP. Holy —iSh! Only a very minor flaw on finish, otherwise flawless guitar, cosmetically and playability. Fully setup out of box, all electronics are solid, function and feel solid. Thank you ESP for caring about your products!

Carl N.

Thanks for sharing and glad you enjoy it!

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