2002 / 2011 - ESP KH-3 NTB CST & STD - Guitars Collector

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Neck through body version of the KH-3. Appear in the 2007 / 2010 Export ESP catalog. The STD doesn't appear. Sometimes the headstock have differences (look at the pictures). The KH-3 has been discontinued now in most markets but this is the Japanese domestic market Custom Shop made KH3 (formerly designated MS320/MS290) with a smooth neck-thru neck heel and a rounded Gibson Les Paul style lower horn unlike the pointy Eclipse-style horn on export bolt-on models.
- year: 2002 / 2011
- MSRP CST: $4899
- MSRP STD: $3599
- shape: like KH-3
- construction: neck through body
- neck: 3 piece maple
- body: alder sides
- fingerboard: rosewood, 24.75" scale (628mm), 24 XJ frets, "spider" inlays in the 1-3-5-7-9, "skull & crossbone" in 12-15-17-19-21-24 frets, 42mm Locking Nut
- electronics: active EMG 81 (bridge) / 81 (neck) (60 after 2009), 2 Volumes, 1 Tone, toggle 3 way selector
- hardware: original Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo, Gotoh Tuners, Black Nickel Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "ESP" light grey italic logo + extended signature in light grey
-- back of headstock: KXXXXXXX (8 digits) standard serial number printed in white, "ESP CUSTOM SHOP" round white glittered logo, Made in Japan patch
- colors and other features: black with spider graphics (by Pushead)
- notes: comes with ESP C.O.A. and ESP hardcase

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