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ESP USA M-III FR Quilt Maple Electric Guitar Custom Fade (SN:US18047)

You are looking at an ESP USA M-III FR Quilt Maple Electric Guitar Custom Fade, serial number US18047. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (8 lbs, 5.0 oz.)

SKU: EUS18047X-P

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MSRP: $5,698.00 $3,799.00 Save : $1,899.00 (33%)
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Exceptional quality, incredible versatility, and sleek, sexy looks come together for the ESP USA M-III FR Quilt Maple. Featuring a quilted maple top with a custom fade finish, this M-III FR offers custom shop quality and is made in the USA. A set of EMG pickups in a versatile HSS configuration tie together this high-performance axe. The ultimate axe for discerning metal heads and hard rockers, the ESP USA M-III FR Quilt Maple will make a stand-out addition to your arsenal.

Quilted Maple Top with Custom Fade Finish
This ESP USA M-III FR has plenty of class to match its great sound, superior quality, and exceptional playability. The mahogany body is capped with a gorgeous quilted maple top that comes dressed in a Custom Fade finish that goes from a deep dark red to a beautifully rich orange.

Custom Shop Quality, Made in the USA
This striking M-III FR was made in true ESP tradition, with superior quality and excellence in mind. Handcrafted right here in the United States in North Hollywood, California, the ESP USA factory delivers true Custom Shop quality.

Active EMG 81X and SAX Pickups in HSS Configuration
This axe may be beautiful, but it sure can scream thanks to a trio of powerful EMG pickups in a versatile HSS configuration. In the bridge position, you have an active EMG 81X pickup, which takes the legendary 81 sound to all new sonic heights for brutal, dynamic lead tones that are sure to cut through the mix. In both the neck and middle position, the SAX pickups deliver that iconic single-coil sound with outstanding articulation and without any of that unwanted noise. Crank up the distortion and hear these pickups pump out some awesome tones.


  • Quilted Maple Top in Custom Fade Finish
  • Mahogany Body with Bolt-On Thin U Maple Neck
  • 25.5"Scale Length; 24-Fret Ebony Fingerboard
  • Active EMG 81X and SAX Pickups in HSS Configuration
  • Original Floyd Rose Tremolo Bridge and Sperzel Tuners
  • Made in North Hollywood, California
  • Includes Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity, and Spec Sheet

Get your ESP USA M-III FR Quilt Maple Electric Guitar Custom Fade from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity


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Number Of Frets 24
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.65"
Neck Shape Thin U
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style M-II
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Ebony
Body Wood Mahogany
Top Quilted Maple
Pickup Configuration H-S-S
Bridge Pickup EMG 81X
Neck Pickup EMG SAX
Middle Pickup EMG SAX
Bridge Type Original Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo
Tuning Machines Sperzel Locking
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 8 lbs, 5.0 oz.
Series ESP USA
Model M-III FR
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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