ESP LTD H-1000QM - See Thru Black Cherry

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Maple Top, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Active Humbucking Pickups - See Thru Black Cherry
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$849.00
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ESP LTD H-1000QM - See Thru Black Cherry
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Aggressive Tone, Elegant Design

The ESP LTD H-1000QM solidbody electric guitar is a wonderful companion for guitarists who want a fast-playing guitar with looks as elegant as its sounds are punishing. A deeply quilted maple top, matching headstock, and extensive abalone binding around the entirety of the instrument would not look out of place on a high-class gig. But the powerful EMG active humbucking-based electronics deliver a tone that is loud, clear, and perfect for pushing your amplifier into distortion. The ESP LTD H-1000QM is built to look great and offer intense performance.

ESP LTD H-1000QM Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • All decked out
  • Classic tonewood combination
  • Powerful electronics
All decked out

The first thing about the ESP LTD H-1000QM electric guitar to grab your attention is how beautifully it is decorated. The figured maple top and matching headstock's deep quilting gives the guitar the appearance of an instrument costing more than twice its price. Abalone binding lines the guitar's body, neck, and headstock. And the H-1000QM's black nickel hardware is a stark contrast to the rest of the instrument, while adding an understated dash of style.

Classic tonewood combination

Maple, mahogany, and rosewood have been put together to create exceptional electric guitars for over fifty years. The maple's clarity and sustain work in tandem with mahogany's inherent warmth and midrange character to deliver a sound that cuts through the mix while still being full. The H-1000QM's 3-piece maple neck adds even more attack and sustain to your tone. And the guitar's rosewood fretboard enhances the guitar's harmonic content while showcasing the abalone inlay and binding.

Powerful electronics

You'll get to know the true personality of the ESP LTD H-1000QM as soon as you plug it in. A set of EMG's popular 85 and 81 active humbucking pickups offers up a sound that is high output with plenty of top-end clarity and huge lows. These pickups are a favorite among metal players, and Sweetwater sells a ton of them for how well they push amps into tight-sounding distortion. Also, the simple-to-navigate control layout makes dialing in your tones intuitive and fast.

ESP LTD H-1000QM Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Solidbody with an assertive voice and elegant looks
  • Quilt maple top adds a high-end appearance
  • Abalone body, neck, and headstock binding
  • EMG active humbuckers are clear and loud
  • Easy-to-use control layout
  • 3 x 3 tuner layout
  • Classic tonewood complement
The H-1000QM is a beautiful way to get punishing guitar tone.

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape H
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Mahogany
Top Material Quilt maple
Color See Thru Black Cherry
Neck Material 3-piece maple
Neck Shape Thin U
Radius 14"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Abalone dot and binding
Number of Frets 24
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.653"
Nut Material Molded plastic
Bridge/Tailpiece Hipshot string through
Tuners LTD locking
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup EMG active 85 humbucker
Bridge Pickup EMG active 81 humbucker
Controls 1 x vol, 1 x tone, 3-way pickup selector
Manufacturer Part Number LH1000QMSTBC

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Awesome guitar tone

The active EMG 81 on this guitar are AWESOME, the neck is nice and fast and the body is finished very nicely. I stand up to play and the contour on the back was a bit deep for my playing style. All in all the build quality of the ESP LTD's are really good. I have an ESP E-II and the build quality is closer by half at half the price.
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