ESP James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar (with Case)

Immaculately designed in collaboration with James Hetfield, the Snakebyte Camo includes a locking bridge for stability and EMG JH pickups for screaming tone.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
EMG James Hetfield "Het Set" active pickups Based on EMG 81/60; tight attack, scooped mids
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone

Made by hand at the ESP Custom Shop in Japan, the ESP Snakebyte Camo is a Signature Series model of James Hetfield, the frontman of Metallica and one of the world's most highly respected rhythm guitar players in any genre. The Snakebyte was created based on James' own original design. It features set-neck construction at 24.75" scale, with a mahogany body and a single-piece mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and 22 extra-jumbo frets with a snake inlay at the 12th fret. The ESP Snakebyte is powered by James' own EMG JH SET active pickups, and includes premier components such as a bone nut, Schaller straplocks, Sperzel locking tuners, and a TonePros locking TOM bridge and tailpiece. The ESP Snakebyte includes a Camo hardshell case and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from ESP.

The Snakebyte Camo is based on a camouflage pattern created by high-performance hunting gear manufacturer KUIU, a design chosen by Hetfield. The ESP Snakebyte Camo includes a matching hardshell case and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from ESP. A portion of the proceeds from each Snakebyte Camo goes to Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation, a non-profit, philanthropic organization dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.

- Construction: Set-Neck
- Scale: 24.75"
- Body: Mahogany
- Neck: 1Pc Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: 305mm
- Finish: Camo
- Nut Width: 42mm
- Nut Type: Bone
- Neck Contour: Thin U
- Frets/Type: 22 XJ
- Hardware Color: Black
- Strap Button: Dunlop Straplok
- Tuners: Sperzel Locking
- Bridge: Tonepros Locking TOM & Tailpiece
- Bridge: PU EMG JH SET
- Electronics: Active
- Electronics Layout: Volume/Volume/Toggle Switch
- Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Light (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case: SNAKEBYTE Camo Case
COA (not signed by artist)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Kuiu Camo
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ESNAKEBYTECAMO

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

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