Among the more 'bizarre' ESP guitars you'll ever see

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  1. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    ESP Antelope Kerberos II


    BODY: Alder
    NECK: Hard Maple 3P
    FINGERBOARD: Ebony, 24frets
    INLAY: MOP Dot
    SCALE: 648mm (Long)
    NUT: Lock Nut (42mm/R2)
    JOINT: Neck-thru-body
    TUNER: GOTOH SG360-07
    BRIDGE: Floyd Rose
    PICKUPS: (Neck) Seymour Duncan SHR-1N
    (Bridge) Seymour Duncan TB-5
    CONTROL: Master Volume, Master Tone (w / Coil Switch Sprit)
    Mini Toggle PU Selector
    COLOR: Black with Silver Frake Fire
    PRICE: 650,000 yen (Include TAX)

    And looks like it's based on the manga Toraneko Folklore.

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  2. bouVIP

    bouVIP SS.org Regular

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    I think that's pretty cool actually!

    You should check out some of the Japanese artist series on espguitars.co.jp

    There are worse haha
     
  3. Grand Moff Tim

    Grand Moff Tim Some call me... Tim

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    Hahahaha. That's deffo in the "so hilariously awful that I love it" category of guitars. Leave it ESP to make a wacky manga-based guitar, too. A sign of more insanity to come, I hope.
     
  4. drgordonfreeman

    drgordonfreeman On vacation

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  5. bouVIP

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    This wins as the most bizarre
     
  6. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    I've actually played a majority of them. And the guitars posted above have been reposted to a point where I've become bored with them too. :lol:

    This one...

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    Despite the look, the Sakito sig was among my favorite guitars to play.
     
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    unclejemima218 190 Proof

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  8. Grand Moff Tim

    Grand Moff Tim Some call me... Tim

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    I would buy a Jeune Fille in a nanosecond if I had the money. It practically epitomizes over-the-top hilariugliness (it's Mana's after all :lol:), and I absolutely love it. Shame it's so damned expensive, though. Even the Edwards model is a bit more than I'm currently willing to pay for a guitar that I want in large part just because it's hilarious :lol:.
     
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    Damn I'm pretty jealous haha. I can only assume most of these guitars, despite being weird looking, are top tier in play-ability and quality as they are ESP guitars :p
     
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    narad SS.org Regular

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    I feel too old to be giggling so much at "Black with Silver Frake Fire"
     
  11. JStraitiff

    JStraitiff Melodic Mamma Jamma

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    These remind me of prince guitars

    I really like the black one though. I'd play that in a heartbeat
     
  12. Pav

    Pav ???

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    I would buy that in a heartbeat.
     
  13. Michael T

    Michael T Sea Turtles mate

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    AWESOME !!

    Hmmmm, looks like there is enough room on that headstock for 1 more tuner !!

    7 string version would be sinister :evil:
     
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    Malevolent_Croatian SS.org Regular

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    Looks like it's all crazy J-rock axes. Those mofos get real intricate with their image.

    Not my thing, but if i was as glam/cosplay influenced as those dudes, yeah, I'd be all over that shit lol.
     
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    MFB ExBendable

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    That Sakito sig is fantastic minus the headstock. I could even manage if it was a traditional nylon/classical style headstock but the way they throw the ESP part on there is awful and offsets it :noway:
     
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    I would take all of these in a heartbeat
     
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    Is it bad that the instant I opened this thread, I thought "That's the guitar based on Toraneko Folklore?"
    Yeah...
     
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    Definitely not my thing, but they kind of went to the other extreme, opposite of B.C. Rich.
     
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    The OP is actually pretty sweet. How ergonomical it is to play is a different story :)
     
  20. Murmel

    Murmel Fapping to J-rock

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    Willing to pay $100k? Yeah sure, go ahead :lol:
     

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