With the KH-202, Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and his team at ESP/LTD Guitars deliver an affordable shred machine that is perfect for beginning/intermediate players looking for an affordable guitar that can stand up to the demands of metal and shred.
Featuring ESP’s high-mass double-cutaway design, the LTD KH-202 sports a lightweight basswood body that delivers surprising resonance and incredible player comfort. The double cutaway design and sculpted neck joint give this bolt-on the distinctive quality of easy access to the highest register of the 24-fret Roasted Jatoba fretboard. The 3-piece Maple neck sports a Thin-U profile and 13.77“ fretboard radius, and a silky satin finish, giving this affordable lefty model incredibly smooth playability, perfect for high speed thrash and shred metal playing.
The KH-202 Kirk Hammett Signature delivers an aggressive and explosive tone that is ideal for shred metal, featuring two ESP designed extreme gain LH-301 humbuckers in the neck and bridge positions with independent volume controls and a master tone knob with a 3-way pickup selector that allows you to blend pickup voicings.
The hardware appointments on this affordable signature model are also impressive at this price point, sporting a Floyd Rose Special tremolo system with a locking nut and precision LTD tuning machines in a stunning black finish, you will enjoy precise intonation and stable tuning no matter how aggressively you shred!
For an affordable guitar, this Kirk Hammett signature model delivers some seriously high end appointments including a Floyd Rose locking tremolo system, skull and bones decorative inlays, specially designed ESP humbuckers and ESP’s iconic high-mass double-cutaway design, which gives the KH-202 its incredible sustain and bite. These ESP/LTD Kirk Hammett signature guitars really deliver the goods at an amazing price!