Our Custom Made James Hetfield
ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar Specifications
James Hetfield ESP Double Neck Explorer
White Pearl,Dot Inlay
24.75" scale length
2 Humbuckers (each neck)
2 Volumes, 2 Tones, 3-Way Toggle Switch (each neck)
2 Tune-O-Matic Bridges and tailpieces
About the original ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar
James Hetfield's Famous ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar used for "Fade to Black" during the Black Album Tours Era (91-95). It is an ESP Custom Shop Guitar with 12 and 6 string necks.Many people believe that this is the guitar that James Hetfield used in the Pyro Accident at Montreal in 1992, Jaymz get burned with this ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar during a gig in Montreal on the 8th August '92 when the pyros to the song "Fade To Black" set in. It happened because the pyro-tech didn't inform the band that new pyro would be going along with the old pyro which only ignited along the wings of the stage. James assumed that the new pyro canceled out the previous pyro, so he stood on a point where a 12 foot flame from the old pyro ignited. This ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar can be seen at Gigs in Mexico 1993. He also used exact the same ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar ESP EXP model later on Woodstock'94. So this guitar either has been restored or rebuild for this show.
This original ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar is a black double-necked ESP Explorer with a mahogany body and a rosewood fretboard. This ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar has 12 strings on the top neck and 6 strings on the bottom neck. The inlays are ducks. It can be seen on the "Binge & Burge" booklet, James Hetfield Only used it on live show "Black Album" gigs. This ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar was exclusively played for the live performance of "Fade To Black".In difference between this James' ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar and the standard ESP EXP serie, James guitars have set-in necks (glued joint) instead of bolt-on necks. Besides the "Black Album" guitars' fingerboards consist of ebony instead of rosewood and this one use " ducks inlay" instead of dot inlay.
Our Custom Made James Hetfield ESP Explorer Double Neck
Our custom made James Hetfield ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar features mahogany body, 12 and 6 strings mahogany necks, Ebony fretboard with 22 XJ frets, both neck are a standard 24.75" scale, 2 volumes, 2 tones, 3-way selector switch on each neck, 2 Tune-O-Matic Bridges and Tailpieces. All these specs will be strictly followed when we making this guitar. But as you see, this guitar was made for a customer order, he prefer to have classic dot inlay than the ducks inlay on the fretboard and use gold hardwares on it, so we made it for him, but if you like the exactly the same features as James's, same duck inlay and black hardwares, we are able to make for you. Or if you want other kinds of James Hetfield Explorer inlays, also OK.. like the man to wolf inlay, or snake inlay,etc..
All inlays can be used on this James Hetfield ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar
The Duck Inlay Extended Middle Fingers Inlay Snakes Inlay Man to wolf Inlay Deer heads Inlay Barbed Wire Inlays
It is worth mentioning that the hardware and pickups we select are Wilkinsons. We have to admit that Wilkinson hardware and pickups are not as good as the original ones. But they are more attractive in quality and price, saving much money for our customers. Most of our customers reflected the Wilkinson are beyond their imagination- stable and reliable enough!
Of course, we also have original pickups- EMG 81/60, which are James Hetfield’s favorite pickups, and they can give you original James sound. This cost will be put on, if you like the origianl EMG pickups, please contact our customer service.
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Our custom made James Hetfield ESP Double Neck Explorer Guitar will greatly shock you! With a great sound! Very well built and sounds like a rock guitar should. Very NICE!James Hetfield GuitarsHetfield has been a major endorser of ESP Guitars since the 1980s, and is best known for playing custom-made Explorer-style guitars with an EMG 81/EMG 60 set for pickups. Hetfield's main guitar from the early days was a Flying V copy made in Japan by Electra, used almost exclusively until 1984 when he switched to the Gibson Explorer model.
During the mid-1990s, ESP produced the first of his signature model guitars. To date, Hetfield has had six signature guitars (may soon be seven) with the company. However, Hetfield often uses guitars from Gibson and other companies instead of ESP despite his endorsement.
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Notice For All Buyers:Thank you for your attention. Here are something you might want to know about this guitar.
1. This guitar is available in both right handed and left handed version. Even it is not showing in lefty version, we still able to customize this guitar in left handed for you. You just have to tell us when you place the order.
2. If you want to place the order, just send us email, we will help you to place your customize order.
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