ESP LTD H-400 Electric Guitar

With a thin neck profile, a solid, string-thru bridge, and beefy Seymour Duncan pickups, the ESP LTD H-400 electric is smooth-playing and deeply resonant.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
3-piece maple neck Improved strength and stability; clear tone
Grover tuners Fantastic stability and reliability
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
The ESP LTD 400 Series is designed with the professional performing and recording musician in mind, but is available at a price that even casual players can afford. Introduced for 2019, the H-400 Crimson Fade Metallic offers an amazing metallic fade finish on a solidly-built arch-topped mahogany body. It offers set-thru construction, with a speedy and comfortable three-piece thin U-shaped maple neck. Its fixed bridge is string-thru-body for added sustain and tone. Perhaps most importantly, the H-400 Crimson Fade Metallic includes an outstanding pair of direct-mounted Seymour Duncan Jazz (neck) and Custom-5 (bridge) pickups for all the harmonically complex, dynamic tones you need.
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -
- Construction: Set-Thru
- Scale: 25.5"
- Body: Mahogany
- Neck: 3 Piece Maple
- Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
- Fingerboard Radius: 350mm
- Finish: Crimson Fade Metallic
- Nut Width: 42mm
- Nut Type: Molded
- Neck Contour: Thin U
- Frets/Type: 24 XJ
- Hardware Color: Black
- Strap Button: Standard
- Tuners: Grover
- Bridge: LTD Fixed with String Thru
- Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan Jazz
- Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan Custom 5
- Electronics: Passive
- Electronics Layout: Vol/Tone/3-way Switch
- Strings: D'Addario XL110 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
- Case: CMHFF (sold separately)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Crimson Fade Metallic
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LH400CRMSFD
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-423-8388
(1 ratings)
Submitted March 27, 2021 by John T in Carterville, IL
"Underrated as it gets."
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I ordered this guitar 2 days ago. It was iffy, but seymour duncans pickups, plus they just dropped price. Wow, out of the box ready to go. Esp/Ltd must have a great quality control dept. Anyway, I've had an ec 1000 for a few years, with the Duncan zebras. I would put the h-400 in the ec 1000 category. This guitar is a hot rod. The action is as low it can get. With no buzz at all. It's lower than my ec 1000 and I didn't think it could go any lower when I bought that. Anyway buy this guitar and you will be amazed. Only draw back is I didn't buy 2 of them.
The tail pickup is a hotty, the bridge pickup has a thick tone about it. It not a light weight guitar, but the thin body and shape make this guitar very comfortable on the old back. The fret work is just like my ec -1000, top notch. I was hesitant about the inlays being at the top of the fret, but it works. They are very visible while playing which helps me. The tuners are great. I thought they would be 14:1 ratio, but there 16:1. If you play classic rock or metal. You will be glad once this guitar is in your hands.
I will stand by what I said earlier, I can't find anything wrong with this guitar.
It's a $1000 guitar for under $700
Musical Background:
Gigging musician for 20yrs
Musical Style:
Hard Rock. Classic metal
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