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The Arrow-1000 takes the completely unique, bold design of the Arrow shape and offers it with the excellent build quality and high-end components expected from the LTD Deluxe Series. An excellent choice for all genres of metal, hard rock, or any other form of music where you want to stand out from the crowd, the Arrow-1000 offers a neck-thru-body design with mahogany body, 3-piece maple neck, and Macassar ebony fingerboard, and its aggressive vibe is complemented by its set of EMG 85 (neck) and EMG 81 (bridge) pickups. It also offers a Floyd Rose SE bridge with stainless steel screws and precise Grover tuners. The Arrow-1000 is available in two finishes: Snow White and the incredible, iridescent Violet Andromeda.

Construction Neck-Thru
Scale 25.5"
Body Mahogany
Neck 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 300-400mm Compound
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Locking
Neck Contour Extra Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ Stainless Steel
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners Grover
Bridge Floyd Rose 1000SE
Neck PU EMG 85
Bridge PU EMG 81
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Volume/Toggle Switch
Strings D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included N
Craig S.

Please consider making a 1000 series without a tremolo

The Impermanent One

An Evertune version would be sick!

Troy F.

And an Extra Thin U neck!

Jeff W.

I feel the same way. I already have two ESP LTD guitars with tremolos. I would love to have this violet andromeda gloss with string through fixed bridge and a neck and bridge pickup.

Kevin C.

Received mine 2 weeks ago and I have to say its a well crafted instrument from the playability to the finish ,glad I went with esp ltd it's hard to put down !!!

Todd B. ESP

Hi, Glad to hear that. Thanks for posting your review here and thanks for choosing ESP!

Micolash M.

Does the guitar come with a satin or gloss neck?

Todd B. ESP

Hello, the neck matches the overall finish which is gloss.

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Are the Korean and Indonesian made Arrow 1000s the same price? Considering people claim Korean gmade guitars are superior to Indonesian.

Todd B. ESP

Hi, all models with the same name will have the same price and specs regardless of where they are built.

We are currently manufacturing this model in both Korea and Indonesia. However, we constantly monitor production standards at our various factories in Asia where we produce LTD models. Should we determine that a certain facility is capable of manufacturing an instrument to ESP's required standard or better, we may decide to shift production, or in some cases share production of a model, wherever that factory may be located. The guitar should be of excellent quality regardless of where it's made, and it will have passed our own quality assurance testing.

Saad A.

I am thinking of getting this! Never used ESP/LTD before (Schecter, Jackson and Ibanez only) so how bad of a quality of this compared to the equivalent $5k ESP Black Andromeda? Worth spending $1k on this?

Carl N.

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David L.

I have several LTD guitars (owned many various guitars through many years) and the Arrow 1000 is incredible. Awesome finish is an understatement. Plays like a dream. I absolutely love this guitar. Buy won't regret it. I haven't played an ESP Arrow, but I can only imagine the extra money is in higher end tuners, nut, etc. (Not that there is anything wrong with the tuners or nut on the LTD..just using them as examples.) The LTD guitars I own are perfect...lacking nothing. 

Michael T.

Extremely worth the money, the 1000 series is a very well built guitar. After 2 years still haven't found a flaw in it. Wiring inside was even done extremely well.

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