One off custom order snapper made in the Takada custom shop 2013. COA with matching serial # and warranty card from Big Boss included.
No copyright infringement restrictions on custom orders made for the Japanese market means the original owner was able to order it with the cbs headstock.
1 piece alder body with high gloss open pore finish. Body is routed S/S/p90. Rather than a normal snapper guard it was made to accommodate a custom made strat type guard with bridge position routed for a p90 and the volume pot moved down by the tone controls. All done at the custom shop.
Quarter-sawn maple neck with flame maple fretboard and flamed neck binding. Abalone inlays and headstock logo, 22 XJ frets, straight 12” radius with a Thin U carve.
Original floyd rose with titanium string clamp, string lock and intonation screws. Brass 37mm block. Gotoh vintage locking tuners. Switched original pups for 2 emg sa singles and a p81 bridge. Original pups are included, 2 Rio Grande Dirty Harry singles and a Seymour Duncan custom shop humbucker under p90 as shown in the last pic.
Guitar is in great shape with the 2 noticeable blemishes in pics 14 and 15. Very minimal fret wear, 90% . Trem is currently blocked, set up in e standard with nyxl 10-46s. Comes with esp gig bag it was shipped from the custom shop with. The guitar made it from Japan to the US in this bag with no issues. Will be professionally packaged!
Free shipping to CONUS via ups. No international shipping. Feel free to ask any questions or make an offer. Thanks!