Model

MH-417

BLACK SATIN

$899.00

The LTD MH Series takes the carved-top body and neck feel of the ESP Horizon, and combines it with the edgy in-line headstock of the M Series. The MH-417 is a monster 7-string metal machine that has all the high-performance features you want, including a neck-thru-body design, Grover tuners, a mahogany body finished in Black Satin, and a fast 3 pc. maple neck with 24-fret pau ferro fingerboard. Taking advantage of the extended 7-string range, the MH-417 employs EMG 81-7/707 active pickups.

Specifications
Construction
Neck-Thru
Scale
25.5"
Body
Mahogany
Neck
3Pc Maple
Fingerboard
Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius
350mm
Finish
BLACK SATIN
Nut Width
48mm
Nut Type
Molded
Neck Contour
Thin U
Frets/Type
24 XJ
Hardware Color
Black Satin
Strap Button
Standard
Tuners
Grover
Bridge
TOM w/ String Thru
Neck PU
EMG 85-7H
Bridge PU
EMG 81-7H
Electronics
Active
Electronics Layout
Volume/Tone/Toggle Switch
Strings
D'Addario XL110-7 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046/.059)
Case
MH GUITAR FORM FIT CASE
Case Included
N
Prices and specifications subject to change.
Reviews and Comments
Zachary W.

What country are these models made in?

Carl N.

These are currently made in Indonesia and Korea, hope this helps!

Tyler E.

I've owned and played this guitar for around 2 years now and feel it would be beneficial to share pros and cons about it.  The guitar is beautiful, and plays incredibly well. I'm a big fan of satin finishes. The neck is smooth, and feels great. The major downside for me was the volume knob placement. I had to remove the knob to keep my hand from hitting it while playing. This should be a simple fix. The next downside was the the nut seems too low on the low strings. Regardless of being setup correctly, the strings will rattle against the first few frets when played open, and have a large amount of fret buzz while playing across the board. This could be mine in particular, not really sure. Finally, the gear ratio in the tuners seems to be really low. A very slight tweak causes a substantial change in tuning. Despite the cons, the guitar is great, and I've recorded many tracks with it. I'd give it a solid 7.5/10.

Todd B. ESP

Hey Tyler, thanks for your review. We always love hearing from our customers and it really helps to know what you like as well as what you don't like. If you need any help with your guitar's setup or technical help please contact our customer service team at customerservice@espguitars.com .

Gregory H.

Please, do not make guitars with a matte finish. It is terrible to maintain. All large guitar brands do this, but that's not a good idea.

Carl N.

Thank for your suggestion Gregory, good thing we have plenty of glossy models to please you for the time being.

Gregory H.

It is true. No producer making metal guitars has as many instruments in a glossy finish as LTD. Maybe I'll add a few dollars more and buy MH-1007 instead of MH-417. Best regards.

Carl N.

Hey Gregory, not really sure I can confirm or deny this, there are a lot of manufacturers out there producing instruments in gloss and satin finishes.  Hope you enjoy whatever instrument you end up with!

James P.

Some of us such as myself prefer matte models and would rather ESP keep making them.

Carl N.

Thanks for sharing James!

robert k.

Is there any chance there will be a sunburst purple one and can hetsets. Be installed 

Todd B. ESP

Hi Robert, there are no plans to make this model with purple sunburst at this time but thanks for the suggestion. Het Sets can be installed into any guitar, but we don't offer that as an option so you'd have to do that after purchase.

andre a.

Please a 6 string version ( non baritone ). 

Todd B. ESP

Hi andre, thanks for your suggestion.

Grinder Sin

They do.

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