ESP 2018 Preview is up: lots of new 7 models

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  1. cardinal

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    Specs and pricing for the new LTDs are up on the ESP site. I’m surprised the Black Metal Viper is 25.5” scale. Cool for me! I was expecting the 27” scale.
     
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    ESP always labels them a baritone if they are 27”.
     
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    Heavily considering this: [​IMG]


    Does anyone have experience with the SD Pegasus? I'm hoping it's not just another Djent pickup.
     
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  4. cardinal

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    For anyone not checking the similar ESP thread in the Standard sub forum:

     
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    ESPImperium @ESPImperium

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    Theres a couple in there i like the look of, ESP may be getting some attention from me. However, it al depends on what PRS come out with as I'm more a PRS player these days.
     
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    The Pegasus is a great pickup- tight like the Nazgul but slightly lower output and a lot less fizzy on the top end. I wouldn't say it's "djenty" at all. It's probably my favorite SD pickup these days.
     
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    Good good. I really want a seven to go through my 6505+. Is it tight enough to handle fast riffing? This will be important if I grab that 7.
     
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    Toxin i don't drink vodka

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    Hope we'll see NT-7B in a color like that
     
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  9. Sparkplug

    Sparkplug Limp Bizkit Lover

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    I'm wondering when the new stuff will be available. For some reason the SC20 feels like a limited run.
     
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    The LTD multiscale has some pretty nice specs:

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    I think the headstock compliments the multi scale well. I'd be pretty interested in checking it out, especially with a nicer top.
     
  11. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    So... Uh... Did all of Whitechapel ditch ESP? I know Zach did, but it looks like neither Ben's nor Alex's guitars are on the website anynore.

    It sucks because Zach's guitar was unique as fuck in a good way. And Bens guitars was one of the US's few chances to get a 7 string baritone with a cock stock.
     
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    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    They are still listed as artists it seems:

    https://www.espguitars.com/users?content_details_group=114,834,836&role=artist
     
  13. GenghisCoyne

    GenghisCoyne im here to party

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    im shocked how well that body and headstock compliments multiscale
     
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    This is indeed my next upcoming GAS, I need to try one as soon as possible
     
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    Yeah I love those multiscales. I might finally get an 8-string.
     
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    Do we have any clue about the price ? The only thing I found for Europe is something near 1300/1400€ for those MS models
     
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    In the US, looks like $1249/1299 street. Not inexpensive guitars.
     
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    Thanks, it seems reasonable for the specs, but it would have been absolutely killer if it was no more than 1K
     
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    I wonder if they're just all discontinued now for not selling very well (that and going to Aristedes in Zach's case). I remember only seeing like 3 NGDs combined for all of the updated Whitechapel sigs. It's kinda weird, considering their looks/specs for the price and Whitechapel's popularity. Too bad, cause the AW-7B and Householder EC are both cool fucking guitars and I wanted them :lol:
     
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    I'm interested in it too. I just hate the glossy neck. Briefly tried a similar 6 string esp, and the neck was really sticky. I really liked the accessibility that the set-though offers (a combination of set-in and neck-through).

    My luthier told me it would cost me quite a lot to make it permanently satin, also because you can't detach the neck to easily refinish it.

    How are the esp locking tuners? Are they as good as the Gotoh they put in higher-end models?
     

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