Model

SKULLS & SNAKES

$3,999.00 with case

As ESP's first Signature Series artist, George Lynch brought a unique and powerful vision to the world of custom-designed guitars. The ESP Skulls & Snakes is an excellent representation of the creativity that happened in the 1980s when George and ESP became connected. One of our earliest Signature Series models, the Skulls & Snakes was designed by George as a guitar that could match his mind-blowing playing style. Made by hand by the famous luthiers of the ESP Custom Shop in Japan, it features a comfortable alder body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. Its sound, as specified by George, is powered by an ESP Designed single-coil SH-100 pickup in the neck position, and a custom Seymour Duncan "The Hunter" pickup in the bridge spot. This pickup was specifically designed to George’s specification for a powerful and dynamic response, providing the harmonics, dimension, and firepower that George’s style demands. It's a high-output pickup with ceramic magnets and custom wind, with all the muscle for power chords and easy access to harmonic squeals, while remaining transparent enough for the “not quite clean but not exactly dirty” tones that George employs. The ESP Skulls & Snakes includes a Floyd Rose Original bridge and Gotoh tuners, and comes with a high-quality hard shell case and a Certificate of Authenticity from ESP.

(U.S. Only)
Specifications
Certificate of Authenticity
Y
Construction
Bolt-On
Scale
25.5"
Body
Alder
Neck
Maple
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
305mm
Finish
BLACK W/ SKULLS & SNAKES GRAPHIC
Nut Width
43mm locking Nut (45mm Neck Width)
Nut Type
Locking
Neck Contour
GL Original U
Frets/Type
22 XJ
Hardware Color
Black
Strap Button
Standard
Tuners
Gotoh
Bridge
Floyd Rose Original
Neck PU
ESP SH-100
Bridge PU
Seymour Duncan Signature George Lynch “The Hunter”
Electronics
Passive
Electronics Layout
Vol(P/P)
Strings
Elixir Nanoweb Super Light (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
Case
MH GUITAR FORM FIT CASE
Case Included
Y
Prices and specifications subject to change.
Comments
Joe K.

An ltd version would sell like crazy 

Carl N.

Hey Joe, I would hope it would.  Could you provide your market research on this topic?  I am very interested to see your figures on this.

Joe K.

Any plans for an ltd version 

Carl N.

Hey Joe, not at the moment, but that would be a cool one!

dorse72

can you tell me if the original or the later reproductions of the Skulls & Snakes was an actual airbrush/hand art or was it or is it a decal?  thanks, love this guitar. 

Carl N.

Hey Dorse, the current models are produced using a graphic, glad you love the guitar!

Robert D.

My suggestion for this guitar, I don't like the dull inlays, these should be mother of pearl for the cost.  In addition I'd rather see a black as night ebony fret-board to make the inlays stand out even more.  Aside from that I think the guitar is great.  

Todd B. ESP

Hi Robert, thanks for your suggestions.

Robert D.

Please Please... again I beg you... please bring back the serpent 600 version in LTD , EII and ESP... So I can buy all 3... Luckily I have a Serpent 600 brand new still, I've had it for a very VERY long time and only has about an hour of play time on it... But I would love to have one I could play without worry that it may get damaged... The Serpent 600 graphic is probably the best one he has... I love this one in second place.  His other guitar graphics in my opinion I hate.  He needs to do something new and also we need the serpent 600 back... 

Todd B. ESP

Hi Robert, thanks for your suggestion. I agree, that was a cool design!

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