ESP LTD Arrow NT Black Metal Electric Guitar

Kick the shred up a few notches with this neck-through Arrow. This Black Metal model comes loaded with a super-hot EMG 81TW humbucker for maximum brutality.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
3-piece maple neck Improved strength and stability; clear tone
Thin U-shaped neck Slim shape with fast, easy-to-play feel
Extra Jumbo frets Larger frets for easier bends and improved feel

The LTD Black Metal Series, which launched in 2018, quickly became one of ESP's most popular collections of guitars due to their brutal aesthetic look and streamlined performance with a crushing sound. The LTD Arrow now has a Black Metal version with a TonePros locking bridge and string-thru-body design. It also features stainless steel frets, as well as the special EMG 81 and TKO kill switch.

Construction: Neck-Thru
Scale: 25.5"
Body: Mahogany
Neck: 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 350mm
Nut Width: 42mm
Nut Type: molded
Neck Contour: Thin U
Frets/Type: 24 XJ, stainless steel
Hardware Color: Black
Strap Button: Standard
Tuners: Locking
Bridge: Tonepros locking TOM w/string-thru
Electronics: Active
Electronics Layout: Vol (push/pull), EMG TKO Kill Switch
Strings: D'Addario XL110 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case: CVFF case sold separately
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 9.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 22 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LARROWNTBKMBLKS

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-423-8388

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted December 14, 2021 by Jesus Rodriguez Jr in Houston, TX

"Trve kvlt instrvment"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Incredible instrument for the value, as someone whose realm of music is primarily black metal and death metal, this guitar is really all I need, the u-shape neck as well as its satin finish make playing up and down the neck a breeze and the incredibly light weight of the instrument ensures hours of play without any discomfort

The EMG really pushes the sound of the amplifier to the next level, this is my first instrument with an active pickup and I was blown away by the difference it made.

The locking tuners make restringing a very quick affair, and I’m able to tune down the C# standard with no tuning issues whatsoeverThough the Black Metal Arrow only comes equipped with a single pickup, I promise it’s all you need if you’re looking to play more extreme genres of music.It’s extremely light, and the round cutaway near the center of the instrument is a game changer when it comes to both comfort and ease of play, allowing one to play just as comfortable standing up as sitting down. Just sit that bad boy on your leg and shred, riff and thrash to your heart’s content without any issue accessing any fret on the neck.The kill switch on the guitar doesn’t see much use from me, but it is fun to have and it’s fun to just hammer on it at the end of a song just to make the audience think you know what you’re doing

Ease of Use
As someone who primarily uses the bridge read more pickup, the single EMG is all I need to get the sound I’ve been looking for for years, chords sound just as clear as single notes with that baby. And one can roll the volume knob down to get some delicious cleans just -barely- touch on the dirty side, a surprisingly great range on the pickup

The product was made surprisingly well for a MII (made in Indonesia) guitar, the only issue I had out of the box was the a couple of the tuning machines had to be tightened up a little bit, but other than that the Arrow, in all honesty, came out of the box ready to play. Aside from that one little (but easily remedied) issue, the quality is excellent. No sharp edges on the frets, no tool marks on the neck, and the fretboard itself has very -very- minimal streaking on, giving the guitar a very uniform, very kvlt look.

The LTD Black Metal Arrow is absolutely bang for the buck, it’s a workhorse of an instrument and it’s definitely going be seeing years of use from me

Musical Background:
10+ years playing guitar

Musical Style:
A little of everything, but mainly in the realm of Black Metal and Death Metal
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