#1
I can't let a good deal escape, soooooooooooo...

... i bought 2 ESP's for 1600 EUR, which is less than the price of 1 new ESP standard series.
It's a purple ESP 'The Junior', and a satin natural finished Horizon NTII with a flametop. The Horizon is 3 months old, was made in '08 and thus as good as new. The Junior is from 1989, so it was made in the ESP Custom shop (because all ESP had was a CS at that time), is in good condition for it's age. It had a respray job a couple of years ago, and it's well done.

Little review:

The Junior:
When i bought it i thought this was a good guitar, alot of value for money, but after i gave it a full setup, new strings, better shielding, ... my jaw dropped to the ground.
The Junior was a budget model back in the days: bolt on neck, LFR, nothing to fancy. Now i must say that this 1989'er is a fine piece of equipment. It plays soooooooooooooo well, it's unbelievable. I would even say that it plays and sounds JUST AS GOOD AS MY USA SOLOIST!!!!
This is the proof that ESP's back in the days were incredibly good.

The Horizon:
Superb feel, stunning finish, but tbh, the Junior plays AND sounds better. This guitar will never get out of the shadow of my Jackson and Junior. I wont sell it either, because it still is a great guitar. I can use it for other tunings, and as hardtail/backup guitar (floyds are a pain if you dont really need them), together with my eclipse. I prefer the Horizon over the eclipse though. The satin finish makes it smoother, it has passive pickups, better upper fret access, and the ebony board is a good thing too.

Enough blah blah, here are the pics:




Hufschmid
Blackat
Washburn USA Custom Shop
PRS
Mayones
Orange
Diezel
Engl
#2
Continuing:







And a groupshug photo:
Hufschmid
Blackat
Washburn USA Custom Shop
PRS
Mayones
Orange
Diezel
Engl
#4
thats a great deal on two very sweet guitars.

I love the finish on that junior its awesome! And yeah 80s ESPs are amazing.

The horizon is a great guitar too, you´re getting spoiled :P

Lovely (and with a nice resale value :P) familiy picture.

HNGD!
All Hail the Mighty Mastodon

Hail them now, hail them good, hail them just like you should. My neck my back uuuuuuhhhh just like that.. .. .. wat?
#6
I don't like the junior that much but damn that Horizon is sexy.
#7
AWESOME NGDs!

But, just to inform you, read the sticky.
It says that you have to upload videos and shit.
"Black gives way to more black."




I have UG Black Style and I can barely read my signature.

Also, I like black.


~DawnwalkerALL HAIL COMRADE DAWNWALKER
#9
Quote by Unsaid
I don't like the junior that much but damn that Horizon is sexy.

Well tbh, the junior is the better guitar of the two. It might not look fabulous, but it kills the Horizon tonewise and on comfort.

Thx for all kind replies.
Hufschmid
Blackat
Washburn USA Custom Shop
PRS
Mayones
Orange
Diezel
Engl
#10
Quote by Dawnwalker
AWESOME NGDs!

But, just to inform you, read the sticky.
It says that you have to upload videos and shit.


Nah, the sticky says that you need 2 of the following listed.

He has a review and personal pictures of his new guitars.
Meets the requirement for a NGD thread.

And very nice addition to your already nice collection of gear.

-DP
#11
Im so jelous of all your equipment

Liking the natural, horizon, havnt seen that recently. Also I'm digging the pup combo which the junior has atm.

HNGD x2
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