ESP LTD H1001FR – Floyd Rose

The H-1001FR, available in See-Through Black Cherry over quilted maple, includes a Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo. The thin U-shaped neck with 24 extra jumbo frets provides comfort and speed. An EMG 81 pickup at the bridge and an 85 at the neck provide plenty of power and note definition. Grover tuners and a string-thru-body bridge keep you tuned and intonated, so you’ll sound your best. Volume, tone and a 3-way toggle give you options with simplicity. Black hardware, offset abalone block inlays and white with abalone purfling finish off a great look. [Click here for more info!]

Technical Info

Specifications

Neck Construction: Set-Thru
Scale: 25.5 inch
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: Quilted Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Nut: 42mm Locking Nut
Neck Shape: Thin U Neck Contour
Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
Hardware: Black Nickel
Tuners: ESP Locking
Bridge: Floyd Rose 1000 Series Locking
Pickups: EMG 81 / 85 Active Pickups

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ESP is a Japanese company that is manufacturing guitars since 1976. The company is one of the biggest producers of artist signature models. ESP Guitars are most popular in rock and metal and used by major artists from all over the world. All ESP guitars are branded as ESP, LTD or Xtone.

ESP Guitars are built in Japan using premium woods and hardware and considered to be top of the line compared to the LTD and Xtone models. The LTD ESP guitars represent high quality products with an affordable price. Both the LTD and Xtone models of ESP Guitars are manufactured in Korea or Indonesia and represent the lower end models.

About ESP Guitars

    1975
    The first dedicated store for providing custom parts to hot-rod guitars opens in Tokyo. The shop is called Electric Sound Products, or ESP.

    1976-1982
    ESP gains attention as a reputable provider of high-quality replacement parts. ESP also begins crafting the first complete guitars under the ESP and Navigator brand names for the Japan market.

    1983
    ESP replacement parts for electric guitars and basses are introduced to the US market.

    Present
    The ESP and LTD-brand signature models include custom guitars played by James Hetfield of Metallica, Stephen Carpenter of Deftones, Jeff Hanneman of Slayer, Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom, Wayne Static of Static X and many others.

One Response to “ESP LTD H1001FR – Floyd Rose”

  1. I think that ESP has really been upping their game lately. Some of their newer instruments are very nice, and I like how they are taking older models like the F series or H series (like this one) and improving on them. Ex. they took a simple F50 and are improving it, and you can now get one with a floyd rose for only about 250 bucks. Their lower end guitars compete with several mid-priced guitars I’ve played.