(U.S. Only)

LTD’s Viper Series offers the cool double-cutaway look that’s perfect for metal, hard rock, blues, and so much more. With the Viper-256, you get the classic vibe of a mahogany-bodied rock and roll machine, in your choice of Military Green Satin or See Thru Black Cherry finishes, now updated with black hardware. Even with its surprising low cost, the Viper-256 still offers great features like ESP Designed LH-150 humbuckers with a coil split function on the push-pull switch, LTD tuners and TOM bridge/tailpiece, and a fast 3 pc. mahogany set neck with a 24-fret roasted jatoba fingerboard.

Construction Set-Neck
Scale 24.75"
Body Mahogany
Neck 3Pc Mahogany
Fingerboard Roasted Jatoba
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Molded
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners LTD
Bridge TOM & Tailpiece
Neck PU ESP Designed LH-150N
Bridge PU ESP Designed LH-150B
Electronics Passive
Electronics Layout Vol/Tone/Toggle Switch
Strings D'Addario XL110 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case Included N
Geno S.

I bought this back in August, 2020. I was planning on dropping it to B standard and upgrading the pickups and use it as my Doom machine. I understand this isn't a high dollar ESP but I love this guitar! It was love at first sight with the finish/color. Sooo gorgeous, sinister, deep and dark. It's so easy and comfortable to play, I feel it makes me play better. The stock pickups sound great, too! I decided to leave it stock because I didn't want to mess with this beauty's awesome playability. I guess I'll just have to buy the baritone as my Doom machine... !!!  

Carl N.

glad you're enjoying it, thanks for sharing!

Richie K.

I'd buy a bunch if they would have some vintage colors with pickguards.

It's hard to find them used. 60s gold or blonde, black cherry (non) transparent.

Black, white, cream. 

Carl N.

thanks for the suggestions

Josh D.

Hey everyone. I’m really desperate for a Viper 256 in Military Green Satin but I cannot seem to find one in stock anywhere. I’m based in the UK and I was wondering if they were still manufactured and whether or not to expect a restock any time soon. Thanks.

Carl N.

if you have any questions you may reach out to our customer service team at or 

Maximiliano S.

I just bought one. Really great guitar. Fantastic playability! 

I want to know what do you think are the best mics for a future upgrade, kepping a similar tone (that is fantastic) , but upgrading a little bit the sound.

Carl N.

glad you're enjoying it, if you have any questions you may reach out to our customer service team at or or for other player's preferences you can check out our forums

Jean-Charles R.

Bonjour, je possède un ltd VIPER 200fm et j'aurais souhaité connaître sa côte argus. Guitare que j'ai acquis neuve en 2011 à 459€. 

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