ESP LTD Viper 10 Electric Guitar, Black Cherry

£196.00 RRP £215.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 21269

  • ESP Designed Pickups Provide Powerful Metal Tones
  • Stylish Body Contours and Finish Create an Amazing Look
  • Smooth Maple Neck and Rosewood Fingerboard Offer a Fast Play
  • Tune-O-Matic Bridge Enhances String Resonance
  • LTD Machine Heads Provide Perfect Turning Stability

ESP LTD Viper 10 Electric Guitar, Black Cherry

The ESP LTD Viper 10 Electric Guitar features a body and tone that is perfect for metal plays, as well as being versatile enough to accommodate for a range of musical styles, like hard rock and blues. Its basswood body, maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard provide an incredibly comfortable play, allowing you to strike note after note to create powerful tones. The ESP's stylish body contours, chrome hardware and cherry black finish create a stunning guitar, mimicking its devastating tones to capture the audiences eyes.

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Basswood Body and Maple Neck

ESP’s LTD Viper-10 is made from basswood to create a comfortably weighted body that produces fat, well-balanced tones with a touch of softness. The basswood offers flow and openness to the tone, producing defined dynamical ranges with a muscular midrange that has plenty of grind. The guitar has a maple neck and rosewood fingerboard to deliver a bright, sweet tone that’s soft and has a clean projection. The maple and rosewood combination provides fizz to the high end so they sparkle, opens up the midrange for a snappy attack and thickens up the lows to make them firm.

About ESP Guitars

ESP LTD is a Japanese guitar manufacturer, established in 1975, primarily focused on the production of electric guitars and basses. Their product range will suit a wide variety of budgets and playing styles, with their popular Signature, Standard, Original, Graphic, Xtone, and Left Handed series' guitars. The company has a growing number of high profile artists who have designed their own signature instruments, such as Ron Wood, Kirk Hammett, Jeff Hanneman and many more.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Basswood
  • Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Finish Black Cherry

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Profile: Thin U
  • Scale: 24.75"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Nut: Moulded
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
  • Inlays: Pearloid Dots w/Viper-10 at 12th Fret

Electrics & Pickups

  • Bridge Pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B
  • Neck Pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
  • Tuners: LTD
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Case: Padded Gigbag