Two New LTD Models Announced at Summer NAMM

July 15, 2005

The new LTD EC-1000VB is based on ESP's popular Eclipse II VTB model. It offers a classic single-cutaway body shape with a set-neck construction at a comfortable 24.75" scale. Its mahogany body is perfectly joined to a 3-piece mahogany neck with an ebony fretboard that features flag-shaped inlays and an ESP insignia on the 12th fret. The LTD EC-1000VB provides EMG 81/60 active pickups with two volume and one tone control, as well as a 3-way toggle pickup selector. Sperzel locking tuners, an Earvana compensated nut, a Tonepros Tune-o-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece, and 22 extra jumbo frets complete the picture. Also adopted from the ESP Eclipse II VTB, the LTD EC-1000VB features a great-looking and unique vintage black finish, paired with gold hardware and an aged triple white binding on the body, neck and headstock.

The new LTD EC-1000VHB offers a more traditional take on the single-cutaway guitar. Like the Vintage Black model, the EC-1000VHB offers a set-neck construction at 24.75" scale and a mahogany body. This model, however, is highlighted by a gorgeous flamed maple top in a vintage honey burst finish. Its 3-piece mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard feature ESP's flag inlays and 12th fret insignia. Pickups on the EC-1000VHB are Seymour Duncan JB/59 zebras, controlled with two volume knobs, one tone control, and a 3-way toggle switch. The guitar also includes chrome hardware, Sperzel locking tuners, and Earvana compensated nut, and a Tonepros Tune-o-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece. Complementing the detailed look and feel of the guitar is aged white binding on the body, neck and headstock.

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