Guitars in the LTD 1000 Series are designed to offer the tone, feel, looks and quality that working professional musicians require in an instrument. The new LTD TE-1000 EverTune is the first TE guitar shape ESP has offered that includes the powerful and innovative EverTune constant tension bridge, ensuring that under almost any conditions, your guitar will stay in perfect tune, and have incredibly accurate intonation at every point on the fingerboard. The TE-1000 EverTune has a set-thru 3-piece maple neck on a mahogany body with flamed maple top, and features the new EMG 57TW/66TW set with coil-splitting on each individual pickup using push-pull controls on the volume and tone knobs. Available in Black Natural Burst finish.

Flamed Maple
3Pc Maple
Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius
Nut Width
Nut Type
Neck Contour
Thin U
24 XJ
Hardware Color
Strap Button
LTD Locking
Evertune (F model)
Neck PU
EMG 66TW *(Pull Vol to split)
Bridge PU
EMG 57TW *(Pull Tone to split)
Electronics Layout
Vol(P/P)/Tone(P/P)/3-way Switch
D'Addario XL120 (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case Included
Prices and specifications subject to change.

Much to like about this set up. With the new 66/57TW split pickups to start off with, match that with the new Evertune system many people are raving about these days topped off with a cool flamed maple top that looks like it was pulled right from the lake of fire.... I have a couple other guitars to payoff but in the fall if this is still available I am snagging one of these up. I would have preferred a T.O.M. bridge with locking tuners but this set up would force me to think outside my comfort zone and see what the rave is all about with Evertune.. and again the new 66/57TW was a brilliant choice for versatility and be able to capture that signature tele twang.. After buying (2) EC's I will always buy from ESP as my first choice. 

Todd B. ESP

Hi AZULJAY, Thanks for your comments. Glad to hear you like this design and hope you do get a chance to check one out! Thanks for choosing ESP!

Griffin  M.

All it needs is some Fishman Fluence Modern pickups and then its honestly my dream guitar. Evertune bridge is a MUST for me, its an absolute game changer, probably the most innovative thing to happen to the guitar industry after pickups. I have the SH-7 (greatest instrument I’ve ever played) and an EC-1000 ET. I swapped out its Seymour Duncan’s for Fishman Fluence Moderns and added some locking tuners and strap locks and it is perfect. I bet I’ll be sticking with ESP for a LONG time, simply because you guys actually put new and innovative stuff into your more affordable products. Thank you guys you’re the best

Todd B. ESP

Hi Griffin, Thanks very much for your feedback. It's good to hear we're on the right track with some of these options. I totally agree with you regarding the Evertune bridge. Although it's hard to make everyone happy with pickup selections we try our best. If you haven't heard the new EMG 57/66-TW pickups, I would recommend trying them out first. They sound really good. But I also understand if you've found the pickup that works for you and want to stick with Fluence. Thanks again for your comments!

Marc O.

Where is it made? Indonesia or Korea? Thanks!

Todd B. ESP

Hi Marc, We currently make this model in Indonesia.

Jason G. Money

I hate the look and feel of the Tele body. Very unbalanced design. When you let go of the neck it falls to the floor. One has to hold the weight of the neck up while playing. Horrible. Please discontinue. 

Todd B. ESP

Hi Jason, thanks for your comments. Same could be said for V, EC, EX style guitars. I know what you're saying though.

Trevor K.

I’m not crazy to think that if you’re spending over a grand on a guitar, you guys should throw in a hardcase, right? Regardless, I’m getting one, but I’m still salty. 

Todd B. ESP

Hi Trevor, Thanks for your comment. We added hard cases to our LTD Signature models this year, however 1000 series are still sold without a case. Unfortunately if we add a case, the price increases, but I get where you're coming from. Hope you like the guitar after all.

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