#1
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/products.php?s=&k=left+handed&m=ESP&c=Products&r=Price+Range&x=39&y=4

im looking to get a new guitar later this year. I like Classic Rock but mainly i like metal!! 'In Flames' kind of music are these guitars any good for that? i am wondering if it is worth just buying the LTD Ec-50 and replacing the humbuckers with EMG's. Or should i save up for the £900 one. the viper looks the best but i dont know how easy it would be to put the EMGs inside.

Please Help Me with my guitar woes!

P.S. Also i have seen that in the US the LTD 1000 is $800. So is it worth paying for the shipping?

JUST TO MAKE SURE! I AM LOOKING FOR LEFT HANDED GUITARS!
Last edited by spam rules5 at Mar 18, 2009,
#2
EC-401 is more or less the same as the 1000 but with less of the yucky binding. It's on my list to get next

Edit: didnt see they were LH, no idea what availability is like on them, and the matt black and gold 1000 is nice ^^. Also the ec-50 has a flat body, where as the more expensive models have the curved body like a gibson lp
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EH Metal Muff
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Last edited by Ieuanm at Mar 18, 2009,
#3
My thought is save up a bit more and get something in the next class up. Also look up the model and find some reviews on the LTD Ec-50.
#4
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My thought is save up a bit more and get something in the next class up. Also look up the model and find some reviews on the LTD Ec-50.



Next Class Up?

What kind of guitars is that?
#5
You might want to look into Schecter's new singlecut line out. Tried one out yesterday, played great and sounded great. More of a players guitar than the standard Gibson Les Paul shape, and it had all of the modern hardware the ESP would have.
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#6
just be aware that if you import anything from the states (or anywhere outside the EU) that you're going to be hit with VAT/customs charges which'll be around 25% of both the cost of the item, and the postage.

but you're right, ESPs and LTDs tend not to be too great value in the UK. i think the general consensus with LTDs is to make sure you go for the 400 series or higher, but i haven't tried sufficient numbers of them to corroborate that.
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