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1992 - ESP MX-250 "SD" passive

- shape:
respect MX-220 have more sharp points (no banana headstock), slightly longer body (bottom strap button to tip of headstock), switch moved further away from the volume pots, no step in the neck. Gibson style single screw bell shaped truss rod cover changed in 1996 to bullet style truss rod cover
- construction: set neck (no step)
- neck: mahogany
- body: mahogany
- fingerboard: rosewood 22 frets XJ with dot inlays, 24.75" scale (628mm)
- electronics: passive Seymour Duncan humbuckers (maybe inveders), 1 Volume, 1 Tone, Toggle 3 way selector gibson layout
- hardware: Gotoh tuners, ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar, Black Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "ESP Custom" light grey/gold glittered logo, bullet truss rod cover
-- back of headstock: "????????" (8 digits) serial number stamped in white
colors and other features: Black with hi gloss finish
- notes:  One of James's more unusual explorers. Can be seen on guitar world august 1992 issue. Used only in the studio.

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