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ESP LTD M-103FM Electric Guitar

Get heavy metal tones and fast-action with this beginner electric guitar. It features a Thin Flat Maple neck and ESP pickups. (14) Read 4 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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ESP LTD M-103FM Guitar Black
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Product Description

Just looking at this guitar you can see its amazing finish on a Maple top piece that is a full compliment to its electronics and sound. The M103FM isn't all just looks though, Built with a Maple Thin-Flat neck and 24 fret maple fingerboard this guitar envelops it's user with a quick action and heavy tonality. Perfect for a beginner and strong enough for an active player, ESP's LTD M103FM is a wonder to all who cross its path.

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Bolt-On

25.5 in. Scale

Basswood Body

Maple Neck

Maple Fingerboard

Locking Nut

43mm Neck Width

Extra Thin Flat Neck Contour

24 XJ Frets

Black Nickel Hardware

ESP Tuners

Double-Locking Bridge

ESP LH-150 (B) /LS-120 (N&M) pickups
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 4 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-423-8388
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (14 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "An excellent all-around guitar for a wide range of styles, esp. lead"
Sound: The stock pickups sound great! I have really grown since getting this guitar due to the different tonal qualities I can get from its different pickup selector positions. A lot depends on your amp sound, but I can hear every nuance and articulation of every note on this guitar with the sounds I use. I almost gave it a 9 instead of a 10 because the single coils are kinda noisy if you use a lot of gain... but then again, they're single coils; when isn't that the case? Of course you can always upgrade if you want something specific, but these stock pickups do the trick! Feature: The floating tremolo system is actually my #1 favorite out of the 10 floating-trem guitars that currently I own, and is also one of the best I've ever used. It is extremely responsive, and it has enough bounce in it to get a nice flutter, something I've struggled with on some of my other LFR-trem guitars. I like the HSS pickup configuration on this guitar, as it gives me lots of tonal options. I can play clean and atmospheric, clearly-articulated bluesy parts, crushing metal riffs, and shred up a storm on the comfortable neck. 24 frets is always a winner with me too; the neck is ultra-comfortable all the way up. As for accessories, I bought mine used, so none came with it. Until I got this guitar I had strictly been a neck-thru contruction guy, but this is one of the most comfortable guitars I have ever played, ranking above some of my $1,000-range guitars in some ways. Ease of Use: As I said above, the 5-way selector switch and HSS pickup configuration provide the potential for quite a bit of tonal variety. It is great for lead guitar, especially. Quality: This guitar measures up to my $1000-range guitars, and even surpasses them in some ways in comfort and playability. For $299 you get much more guitar. This guitar is my first ESP/LTD and has made me really consider just going with ESP/LTD from now on. Value: Again, this is a whole lotta guitar for $299. I got a used/blemished one and ever since, now I'm looking at LTD's for my next purchases based on this great guitar. Manufacturer Support: ESP did it right the first time, so I haven't needed to contact them. The Wow Factor: Not intentionally, I came to own nothing but strat-shaped guitars with 24 frets and floating trems, so this one called to me the moment I saw it in the store, more for features than for looks. The see-thru black looks pretty cool; more interesting than just flat black. I've never been a fan of the look of maple necks, but I went with it anyway, and my tone is thanking me. And the price was great. So it's growing on me. Overall: I'd buy another one for sure! A great all-around guitar for a wide range of styles, for a reasonable price.
Style of Music: Rock, Metal, Neoclassical, Shred, & Spanish Guitar
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Overall: I bought this guitar two weeks ago and have literally played it every single day. When I'm at work I can't wait to get home and play it. Always thinking about it. I absolutely love the wide flat maple fingerboard. A shredders dream. I bought an Ibanez Jem 505 last year because of the maple fingerboard with dots, and I feel this is just as good and feels almost identical. The finish on the guitar was flawless as well. Beautiful flame maple top. Only thing I changed on this guitar was the bridge to a Dimarzio Evolution. Sounds Amazing.
Style of Music: Metal, hardrock
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