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ESP LTD James Hetfield Vulture Electric Guitar

ESP and James Hetfield join forces once again to bring you his latest vision, a unique V design called the Vulture.


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ESP guitars have played an important role in the sound of James Hetfield, the iconic rhythm guitarist of Metallica. He and ESP have teamed up once again and have unveiled the James Hetfield Vulture LTD Signature Series electric guitar.

The Vulture guitar boasts a brand new body shape with a satin finish, personally designed by James Hetfield. The thin-profile U-shaped mahogany neck sports a 24.75-inch scale, with a mahogany body and an ebony fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets. The set neck construction assures you killer tone and endless sustain. The James Hetfield Vulture LTD Signature Series Electric  a pearloid vulture inlay on the fingerboard at the 12th fret.

To top it off, the LTD Vulture comes entirely with high-end components, including ESP locking tuners, Schaller straplocks, a Gotoh locking bridge/tailpiece, and EMG JH Het Set active pickups. And your ESP LTD James Hetfield Vulture guitar will come to you in a formfitting ESP hardshell case.

Get your ESP LTD James Hetfield Vulture Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case

Plays better than expected


I have many of the JH guitars and this one is the smoothest by far. Great guitar and as always great customer service from Sam Ash.



Difficult to get more value for your money


My first flying V (or any special shape guitar) I have ever bought turns out to be a great choice. Playability is very good (love the neck!) and the low weight allows longer gigs without back problems. Love the sound of the humbuckers and the overall finish is simply perfect. I never had a guitar in this price range of this quality. Will hang on to this one for quite some time!


New Canaan


What a beast!!!


This guitar is amazing! The sound is crushing and the look is incredible. It is lightweight so I can play it for hours on end! This is a riff machine!




LTD James Hetfield Vulture Electric Guitar

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Series LTD Signature Series
Other Features EMG JH Het Set active pickups
Model James Hetfield Vulture
Warranty Info:

Your new ESP instrument is warranted to be free of any defects in materials and workmanship if used under normal operating conditions for the life of the original retail purchaser, subject to the limitations described below. This warranty is non-transferable and applies only to the original purchaser when product is purchased as NEW from an Authorized ESP Dealer. Electronic parts and guitar hardware are limited to a warranty period of one (1) year from date of purchase.

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