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ESP LTD James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar

First Run - Gloss Black

Includes Custom ESP Hardshell Case


The LTD Snakebyte 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 three-piece mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and 22 extra-jumbo frets with a snake inlay at the 12th fret.


The LTD Snakebyte is powered by James' own EMG JH SET active pickups, and includes a TonePros locking TOM bridge and tailpiece.




• Solid Mahogany Body 

• Thin U Neck - Mahogany 3-piece

• Scale length: 24.75" 

• Standard Truss Rod

• 22 Frets - Extra-jumbo in size with ebony fretboard

• Pearloid snake inlay


• Control layout: Master volume, tone 

• Pickup switch: 3-way 

• Coil tap or split: No 

• Kill switch: No 



• Configuration: HH 

• Neck: James Hetfield 

• Bridge: James Hetfield 

• Brand: EMG 

• Active or passive: Active 

• Series or parallel: Series 

• Piezo: No 

• Active EQ: No 

• Special electronics: None 


ESP LTD James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar

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