Here’s a complete review of the ESP LTD EC-1000 Electric Guitar.
- PROS: Perfect finish, Excellent sound & electronics, extra jumbo frets
- CONS: None
- Price: $700 to $900
Want to shred with speed and accuracy? You better have a guitar that can live up to the challenge. And that’s why the EC1000 is so popular.
The mahogany body, set mahogany 24-3/4″-scale neck, and rosewood fretboard (ebony on vintage black) helps it give the maximum crunch.
It won’t go out of tune easily, has a screaming tone, and plays faster than a speed demon on ice skates, and with looks to match.
This is by far one of the best guitars you can get for below $1000.
Not only is it beautiful but the pups are are amazing. It sounds great even through some practice amps used at home for practice. When played through a Marshall JVM410H/1960A, the sound is overwhelming. Couldn’t ask for a better sound.
The all mahogany make, allows for a thicker sound, it sounds great whether you are playing clean or heavily distorted, it has a really fast neck as well.
Here are the main features of the ESP LTD EC-1000:
- EMG 81/60 pickups, or Seymour Duncan Alnico II pickups, depending on the finish you choose
- Mahogany body and neck
- Incredible quilted maple top
- Set-neck design
- Rosewood or ebony fingerboard, depending on finish
- ESP TonePros System II locking bridge and tailpiece keep tuning rock-solid.
- 24 extra jumbo frets
This one has got the tone and feel of a custom-made guitar, at a price that is just unbelievable. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of sound, comfort, looks and playability for under 1000 bucks, this is it.