1998 / 2010 - ESP KH-4 - Guitars Collector

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It has the same basic configuration and spec's as the KH-2 but the top routing for the pearloid pickguard give this guitar different body cavities and slightly different tone. This guitar was available as custom order and sometimes happen to see guitars built after 2000 with custom specs.

- year: 1998 / 1999
- shape: like a more pointed stratocaster
- construction: neck through body
- neck: maple (1,5mm more thick respect KH-2)
- body: alder sides
- fingerboard: rosewood, 25.5" scale, dot inlays, 3 different 12th fret inlay: "2 dots" (early ones), "ESP" from 1998-05, "FUCK YOU" (Kirk's one and custom orders), 42mm Locking Nut
- electronics: active EMG 81 pickups (bridge & neck), 2 Volume, 1 Tone, lever 3 way selector
- hardware: recessed Original Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo, Gotoh Tuners, Black Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "ESP" light grey/gold glittered logo + Kirk Hammett signature in light grey + white truss rod cover after 2005
-- back of headstock: XXXXXXXX (8 digits) printed in black + "ESP CUSTOM GUITARS" round black logo + Made in Japan patch
1998 - "ESP CUSTOM GUITARS" - MSRP: $2699 (real price $1495)  01048241; 03048249; 03068471; 03088744; 09048263; 30038237; 30078731
1999 - "ESP CUSTOM GUITARS" - MSRP: $2699
2000 --> today (not more in ESP price list and catalog, but still available as custom order till today)
- colors and other features: Black with mother of pearl pickguard (some have also pearloid truss rod cover)
- notes: comes with ESP C.O.A. and ESP hardcase

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