ESP 30th Anniversary KH-3 Spider Electric Guitar – Black With Spider Graphic

$ 5199.00

Celebrate 30 Years Of Partnership Between ESP And Metallica’s Kirk Hammett – The ESP 30th Anniversary KH-3 Spider Electric Guitar – Black With Spider Graphic

In 1991, Kirk Hammett of Metallica came to ESP with a request for a new guitar with a single cutaway design, but with the features of his KH-2 guitar. Metallica’s graphic artist Pushead designed a spider graphic specifically for this new instrument. The KH-3 was played by Kirk throughout the ’90s on tours supporting the legendary Black Album. After spending a number of years on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the original KH-3 was returned to ESP so we could reference it for this 30th Anniversary edition. Handcrafted at the ESP Custom Shop in Japan, the ESP Kirk Hammett Signature Series 30th Anniversary KH-3 Spider is a reissue of the original KH-3 model with a few upgrades. In addition to neck-thru-body construction, a Floyd Rose Original bridge, and a fast extra-thin U-shaped neck with a rosewood fingerboard which is scalloped from #17-24. Also new for the anniversary model are Kirk’s signature EMG Bonebreaker pickups.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Construction: Neck-Thru
  • Scale: 24.75″
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: 3pc Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 350mm
  • Finish: Black W/ Spider Graphic
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Nut Type: Locking
  • Neck Contour: Extra Thin U
  • Frets/Type: 24 XJ
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Strap Button: ESP Strap Lock
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Original
  • Neck Pickup: EMG Bone Breaker
  • Bridge Pickup: EMG Bone Breaker
  • Electronics: Active
  • Electronics Layout: Volume/Volume/Tone/Toggle Switch
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Super Light (.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042)
  • Case: EC Guitar Form Fit Case
  • Case Included: Y
  • COA: Y

Manufacturer: ESP Guitars
Model: EKH3
SKU: I648413-N-1-WHXD
UPC: 840248002080

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