Purchased from: Mars Music
Sound — 10
The guitar sound is warm, very lead oriented, there is no fret buzz, and it is good for metal mostly, though it sounds good playing anything really, just mess around with the EQ to get some nice settings.
Overall Impression — 10
You get a lot for what you pay for, this guitar is amazing, the sound is great, the reliability is fanatsic, and its built like a tank, you can't go wrong, this is a great guitar for pros and beginners alike, I've been playing for five years and everything is flawless, this guitar can do it all, I would even take it to shows as my main rig. I recently put in two EMG '81s to give it a big punch, but what I thought would only be a minimal increase in quality turned out to be a great increase in sound quality. The harmonics, natural and pitchd are amazing, and the sustain is unmatched.
Reliability & Durability — 10
Its an ESP, they make great stuff, everything is built solid and nothing will happen, another person said that they dropped it a few times and nothing happened and I've done the same and it's still in one piece, great guitar.
Action, Fit & Finish — 10
No flaws, everything works great, I even opened it up and saw the wiring, and the guitar was wired and soldered to perfection, it isn't noisy, and the selector works great. The bridge is placed fine, and even if you don't like the position you can just adjust it to your liking.