#1
Hey fellas,

I was wondering, i know some guitar companys build their guitars so the strings are wide apart from each other, which makes it a lil harder to shred. What Are ESP guitars like? Is the set up on the neck good for lead and scale runs?

Im thinking about purchasing this guitar , that is why i ask

http://www.guitarcenter.com/ESP-LTD-M-103-Flame-Maple-Electric-Guitar-105775100-i1372184.gc

Any advice would be helpful. Thanks!
#2
It has a 42mm nut width, just like most guitars. The only company I'm aware of that uses wider spacing is Ibanez, because they use 43mm.

Setup is adjustable, and completely personal preference.

Just try it and see if you like it.
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#3
If you can't shred on an ESP M series you're doing it wrong.
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#4
Quote by VVolverin3
If you can't shred on an ESP M series you're doing it wrong.

+1

Um, they're not... especially far apart? Kinda just your run of the mill superstrat/metal guitar type.

On another note, maybe it's just me but it seems that when someone call their playing 'shredding' they look like tools.
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#5
i think they're pretty great for rhythm or shred. very comfortable guitars
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#6
Quote by EspTro
i think they're pretty great for rhythm or shred. very comfortable guitars


This is why it's important to try before you buy. Everyone has an opinion on what is comfortable. I own an M myself (as you can see), and I CANNOT stand the neck profile. I bought it online, because at the time, when I was still a relative beginner, I figured neck profile couldn't be that big of a deal. It is.

(BTW, not calling you out or anything, EspTro.)
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#7
^^ haha dude ur totaly right, he should definatley try it. i took a complete shot in the dark with my m-50 (first guitar) and either i love the neck or im just used to it cause it was my first.

anyway yea go try some shiii
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