ESP Kirk Hammett KH-2 Vintage (Relic)

  • ESP KH-2 Vintage Kirk Hammett electric guitar
    ESP KH-2 Vintage


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Kirk Hammett’s first ESP was ordered from the Custom Shop in 1987, later to become known as the KH-2 and one of ESP’s early Signature Series instruments. It was Kirk’s main touring guitar for many years. Introduced in 2001,the ESP KH-2 Vintage is a precise reproduction of that first KH-2, with the finish wear and stickers accumulated during many years of touring painstakingly reproduced.

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Controls materialblack controls
Number of control knobs3 control knobs
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch, 5-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls2 volume controls


Circuit functionsactive electronics
Pickups brand and modelEMG 60 pickup(s), EMG 81 pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups


Finish colorsblack finish
Finish effectsworn or aged finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length


Body materialalder body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway


BridgeFloyd Rose tremolo
Hardware colorblack hardware
TunersGotoh tuners


Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersskull and crossbone fingerboard position markers


Neck jointneck through body
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck profilethin neck profile
Neck width1.65 inches wide at nut
Number of frets24 fret
Peghead (headstock)reverse headstock
Tuner layoutsix-in-a-row tuners

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