ESP LTD JR-608 Javier Reyes 8 String Guitar, Faded Blue Sunburst

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Product Ref: 56875

  • Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders) Signature Model
  • Swamp Ash Body, Quilted Maple Top
  • 5pc Walnut/Maple/Paduak Neck, Ebony Fretboard
  • DiMarzio JR-CTM Pickups, Push/Pull Coil Tap
  • Schaller Hannes-8 Bridge, LTD Locking Tuners

ESP LTD JR-608 Javier Reyes 8 String Guitar, Faded Blue Sunburst

The ESP LTD JR-608 8 String Electric Guitar is a high performance and professional 8 string guitar designed by ESP in collaboration with Animals As Leaders Guitarist Javier Reyes. Featuring a Swamp Ash body with attractive quilt Maple top, 5 piece Walnut/Maple/Paduak neck, 24 fret Ebony fingerboard, Schaller Hannes-8 fixed bridge with string-thru construction, DiMarzio JR-CTM Humbuckers with push/pull coil tap, LTD locking tuners and gold hardware the JR-608 is a premium 8 string guitar perfect for experienced players.

Product Ref: 56875

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DiMarzio JR-CTM Pickups

The JR-608 features a dual set of powerful DiMarzio JR-CTM humbucking pickups which deliver a clear and defined tonality for lead patterns and provide plenty of punch for rhythm parts. Unlike most other 8 string pickups the JR-CTM humbuckers deliver a low noise and defined tonality reducing the low frequency rumble normally found with 8 string pickups.

String-Thru Body

Incorporates a string-thru body construction the LTD JR-208 provides improved tonality and sustain by transferring vibrations and resonance from the string to the body as it goes over the LTD fixed bridge and passes through the body.

Push/Pull Coil Tap

Also utilizing a push/pull pickup coil tap the ESP JR-608 gives you a huge amount of tonal options allowing you to switch the pickup settings from a standard humbucking mode to a single coil making it an extremely versatile guitar excellent for live situations when an array of tones are required.

About ESP Guitars

Over the past 30 years ESP Guitars have become one of the leading electric guitar and bass manufactures across the globe, specialising in metal and rock instruments. With artist such as James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Alexi Laiho, Richie Sambora, Tom Araya and many more ESP Guitars ensure every one of their guitars is a high performance and professional musical instrument.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Swamp Ash
  • Top: Quilted Maple
  • Construction: Thru-Neck
  • Finish: Faded Blue Sunburst
  • Binding: White
  • Bridge: Schaller Hannes-8

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 5pc Walnut/Maple/Paduak
  • Neck Profile: Thin U
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard Radius: 350mm
  • Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
  • Inlays: Pearl Offset Blocks
  • Scale Length: 27"
  • Nut: Graphtech Black Tusq
  • Nut Width: 54mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone (P/P), 5-Way Super Switch
  • Additional Electronics: Push/Pull Coil Tap (Tone Control)
  • Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio JR-CTM Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: DiMarzio JR-CTM Humbucker
  • Tuners: LTD Locking
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Hardware: Gold