The ESP LTD MH-1000 features premium tonewoods, high-gain pickups, and quality hardware for an great price!
Guitars in the LTD 1000 Series are designed to offer the tone, feel, looks and quality that working professional musicians require in an instrument. The MH-1001HS is a new humbucker/single-coil configuration for the MH Series, which combines design elements of ESP's M and H Series guitars. The best part of the MH is that it features premium tonewoods, high-gain pickups, and quality hardware for an great price. How can you go wrong with that? Scroll below to see our full review of the ESP LTD MH-1000
ESP LTD MH-1000HS Specs
- Solidbody Electric Guitar
- Violet Shadow Fade Finish
- Quilt Maple Top and Mahogany Body
- 3-Piece Maple Neck-Thru-Body Construction
- 25.5" Scale
- 24 XJ Frets
- Ebony Fretboard
- Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Neck and Pegasus Bridge Pickups
- Volume and Tone Controls, 3-Way Switch
- Black Hardware
- Floyd Rose 1000SE Bridge
ESP LTD MH-1000HS Tone
With the Seymour Duncan Hot Rails and Pegasus pickup comes a push-pull control for coil splitting. The Hot Rails brings powerful, full, and fat tone with a ton of sustain. The sound you'll get out of this guitar is great for classic rock, as well as more aggressive tones for hard rock and metal. The Pegasus, with its custom-wound coils and alnico 5 magnet, brings you a well-complimenting sound, with all the sustain you'll need.
ESP LTD MH-1000HS Feel
While neck-thru-body construction certainly contributes to the incredible sustain we got out of the MH-1000, it also brought a uniform resonance through the body, which made the playing experience that much more rewarding. Add in the mahogany body and flamed maple top with 3-piece maple neck and Macassar ebony fretboard, and you've got a lethal combination creating a balanced tone and comfortable feel in your hands.
Why We Like It
The MH-1000 is built to handle the heaviest rock and metal you can find, at the fastest speeds you'll ever need to shred. The Floyd Rose SE tremolo tailpiece gives you even more versatility as you'll be able to pull off monstrous bends, dives, and squeals without ever wondering if your next fretted note will be in tune.
You Might Also Consider
If things aren't heavy and fast enough for you with the MH-1000, check out the ESP E-II M-II, featuring a thin neck profile and EMG pickups. You'll even get a nice flame Maple top underneath a see-through black finish, with neck-through construction adding sustain and stability
ESP LTD MH-1000HS Price
$1049.00 Retail at the time of this post. Pricing subject to change.
ESP LTD MH-1000HS Colors
The ESP LTD MH-1000HS is available in Violet Shadow Fade and Black Cherry Fade
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