LTD EC-400 - Vintage Sunburst
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LTD EC-400 - Vintage Sunburst

EC-400 - Vintage Sunburst, Guitarra de forma Les Paul from LTD belonging to the EC-400 model.

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iamqman 19/01/2012

LTD EC-400 - Vintage Sunburst : la opinión de iamqman (content in English)

"Nice and meaty tone"
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ESP is a guitar company is based out of Japan which now has a sub guitar line named LTD. These guitars are little bit cheaper versions of the ESP instruments so you're going to find a difference in the weight balance and feel as well as the price. However many of these guitars feel basically the exact same as any other ESP guitar and a lot of Gibson Les Paul's I've played.

UTILIZATION

Features

Set 3-piece mahogany neck
24-3/4" scale
Rosewood fingerboard
Earvana compensated nut
Flag inlays with model name at 12th fret
24 XJ frets
Mahogany body
EMG-81/60 active humbuckers (Seymour Duncan Custom 5 (B) & Jazz (N) pickups on sunburst model)
Grover tuners
Black hardware
Tune-o-matic-style bridge with stop tailpiece
One tone and 2 volume controls with toggle on upper bout
White binding on neck and headstock



SOUNDS


This guitar is basically a copy of the Gibson Les Paul guitar. It looks exactly like a Gibson Les Paul it feels exactly like a Gibson Les Paul and it sounds exactly like a Les Paul. You will find that this guitar is made out of mahogany wood in the body and in the neck and it also comes with a nice set of EMG pick ups. This is going to be a very metal sounding type pick up that will give you a load of distortion and a high gain sound. This is a great sounding guitar and it's really going to give the metal players exactly what they need a budgeted price.

The tone that you would get from this instrument is basically going to be exactly what you would find it any other Gibson Les Paul instrument. It's got some very good and medium to high gain amplifier setting but won't find its natural niche in a clean tone setting. So if you're playing anything from pop metal and you can feel very comfortable with his guitar. If you're running in front of a clean amplifier they will give you a decent clean especially with the hackneys pick ups but it certainly won't be that polished sparkly tone for you find out of a Fender guitar.


OVERALL OPINION


These guitars are pretty well-built guitars in the sound extremely well to boot. This particular model has been discontinued for a while but LTD does make some decent sounding guitars that are the newer models.