LTD EC-100 QM review by ESP

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 8
  • Reliability & Durability: 6
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 8
  • Features: 6
  • Reviewer's score: 7.2 Good
  • Users' score: 8.1 (81 votes)

Price paid: $ 280

Purchased from: Mozingo's Music

Sound — 8
I play classic rock from the 60's and 70's as well as some punk. It is pretty good for classic rock, but it is an excellent guitar for punk rock music. I am not a big fan of punk at all, but this is an excellent guitar for it.

Overall Impression — 8
This guitar is okay for playing classic rock, but it is excellent with punk rock. I have been playing over two years and i own a jazz Yamaha amp and a digitech predal. It is a fairly good guitar for playing jazz, and a good blues guitar as well. If it was stolen, I would consider getting another ESP, but probably a nicer version. However, I would probably upgrade to a Gibson because of the style of music I play, but that is more of a personal opinion. It has a great feel to it and it plays very smooth and clean. Outside of a les paul or Strat, this is one of the nicest guitars I have ever played. I would recomend it to any punk fans just beginning to play, and I would recomend any ESP to anyone who enjoys playing punk rock music.

Reliability & Durability — 6
This is a fairly durable guitar, but the srap buttons are very poor. Drops are very common. It has very nice hardware and is a very solid guitar however.

Action, Fit & Finish — 8
So far i have not found any flaws in this guitar and i have had it for nearly a year.

Features — 6
24 frets; maple top; maple/rosewood neck; 2 volume, 3-way-toggle.

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