James Hetfield's custom shop ESP purple-quilt Snakebyte baritone

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  1. Fraz666

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    Beautiful.
     
  2. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Unfortunately 6-string baritones aren't really great sellers, even if a big-name artists uses them.

    I imagine a lot of people bough the LTD Grynch of GL-600FB not because they were baritones, but because they were hardcore Hetfield and Lynch fans.

    I imagine if they released this, it would mostly be Metallica fanboys adding another Hetfield guitar to their collection.

    Although I'd love one myself. Purple baritone Explorer? :prayer:
     
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    KnightBrolaire self-appointed sso pickup tester

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    I would do terrible things for a baritone explorer. especially a bass vi one...
     
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    This is awesome. That 28" silverburst gibson one. Also awesome. Plus Claudio from Coheed rocked one for a while.

    I feel like if I ever got a custom guitar it would be white explorer baritone but with traditional 3 knob layout.
     
  5. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    oh great...

    another papa het guitar i really need, but cant afford to buy :lol:

    now where is that "first world problems" thread?
     
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    At least this one isnt for sale
     
  7. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    To be pedantic, everything ESP makes is "for sale", you just need to order it. :lol:
     
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    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    true...you can order anything from them

    my esp custom shop mkll was supposedly built (according to prev owner) before hammett had a sig available.
     
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    That is hawt
     
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    haha yeah valid point, but if we were going down that road, there is infinite number of ESP guitars I need but can't afford.
     
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    KnightBrolaire self-appointed sso pickup tester

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    random star baritone with a reverse headstock :wub:
    I would die a happy man.
     
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    I've always loved James' guitars. I very rarely see the Load/Re-Load flame ESPs, they must be worth a fortune
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I imagine ANY of the pre-Truckster James Hetfield sigs grab a fortune. The MX220, MX250, the JH1, 2, and 3... I think the JH-1 and JH-2 would fetch the biggest fortunes because the MX220s and MX250s could be custom-ordered for awhile, while the JH-1 and JH-2 were flat-out discontinued after only a few years.
     
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    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    His grynch viper is still the best looking baritone guitar ever ;)
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Unfortunately it's synonymous with Metallica's worst album (that isn't Lulu).

    Also, I'll fight you over that claim

    [​IMG]
     
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    How did he do the intro World Coming Down without a trem? I have to see if I can find a vid.
     
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    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    worst album to you ;)
    I liked the « f*^+ you all « vibe of it
    I’ll stay on reload as the weakest to me ;)
     
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    You can still order MXes if you go through someone in Japan. There are regularly new ones on ebay.
     
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    wait?

    was it used on st. anger?
     
  20. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    It came out around the St. Anger era (2003) and the only time he would break it out was for playing St. Anger songs.
     

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