ESP James Hetfield Signature Snakebyte Electric Guitar

  • Item # 1565333
  • Model # ESNAKEBYTECAMO

Handcrafted one-by-one at the ESP Custom Shop in Japan, the James Hetfield Signature Series Snakebyte features set-neck construction at 24.75" scale with a mahogany body, a thin “U”-shaped single-piec… Learn More

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A James Hetfield Signature with his own EMG JH active pickups and a custom camo finish.

Handcrafted one-by-one at the ESP Custom Shop in Japan, the James Hetfield Signature Series Snakebyte features set-neck construction at 24.75" scale with a mahogany body, a thin “U”-shaped single-piece mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard and 22 extra-jumbo frets. It includes premier components such as a bone nut, Schaller straplocks, Sperzel locking tuners and a TonePros locking TOM bridge and tailpiece, as well as James' own EMG JH SET active pickups. The finish is based on a camouflage pattern created by high-performance hunting gear manufacturer KUIU, a design chosen by Hetfield. A portion of the proceeds from each Snakebyte Camo goes to Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation, a non-profit, philanthropic organization dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger and other critical local services. Comes with a matching hardshell case and certificate of authenticity. Order the ESP James Hetfield Signature Snakebyte today.

Features

  • Mahogany body
  • Single piece mahogany neck in a thin “U”-shaped profile
  • Ebony fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets
  • Dual EMG JH SET active pickups

Technical Specification

ESP James Hetfield Signature Snakebyte Electric Guitar

Body

  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin

Neck

  • Neck shape: Thin "U"
  • Neck wood: 1-piece mahogany
  • Joint: Set-neck
  • Scale length: 24.75"

Fingerboard

  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 13.78" (350 mm)
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Nut width/material: 1.65 in. (42 mm) bone

Electronics

  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: EMG humbucker
  • Bridge: EMG humbucker
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2, Toggle switch
  • Hardware
  • Bridge design: TonePros locking Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: TonePros
  • Tuning machines: Sperzel locking
  • Color: Black

Other

  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Country of origin: Japan