Ltd Iron Cross Review


Metallica’s James Hetfield, who began using their guitars extensively in the late ’80s while in the twilight of the band’s thrash-metal era, often championed ESP’s quality, playability, and tone. And in the years since, ESP has produced a plethora of Hetfield signature Ltd Iron Cross Review models. And now in 2014 they make new James Hetfield Signature Series model ‘Iron Cross’ in Snow White finish. This guitar has the Eclipse body shape; Snow White finish with black hardware, with a black racing stripe and a black Iron Cross on the body. It is based on the design of his 1970s Gibson Les Paul Custom. Let’s see the detail specs of this guitar.

The ESP James Hetfield Signature Ltd Iron Cross Review Electric Guitar is designed to the meet the performance demands of its namesake. It features a mahogany body with a maple top, distinctive graphics and set-neck construction. mahogany is a classic ingredient in both slab and multi-wood (or laminated) bodies. mahogany’s characteristic tone is warm and somewhat soft, but well balanced with good grind and bite. There is usually good depth to the sound, with full but not especially tight lows, and appealing if unpronounced highs. Mahogany has a completely different weight and stiffness with a unique dampening factor.

Construction : Set-Neck
Scale: 24.75″
Body: Mahogany
Top : Maple
Neck : Mahogany
Fingerboard : Ebony
Fingerboard Radius : 305mm
Finish : Snow White w/ Stripes Graphic
Nut Width : 42mm
Nut Type : Bone
Neck Contour : Thin U
Frets/Type : 22 XJ
Hardware Color : Black
Strap Button : Schaller Security Lock
Tuners : Sperzel Locking
Bridge : Tonepros Locking TOM Bridge & Tailpiece
Bridge PU : EMG JH SET
Electronics : Active
Electronics Layout : Vol/Vol/Tone/Toggle Switch

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