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ESP Alexi Laiho Katakana STD

Electric guitar
Unfortunately, ESP discontinued the entire Standard Series model range, for business policy reasons. This is the final stock (late arrival from the manufacturer). Otherwise, this model is now only available through a Custom Shop order on regular basis, at a more than double the price tag and around a year waiting time.
ESP Alexi Laiho Katakana STD
Our price:
incl. VAT
plus shipping costs
Product number: 956228
Item condition: new
closeBrand new, with full warranty.

Product description

  • A classic, high quality ESP Alexi Laiho (Children Of Bodom) signature model, the Katakana. An instrument with absolutely professional features and an outstanding price-quality relation.
  • Finish: Black with yellow pin stripes & "COBHC" logo on the back. With gold hardware.
  • Body: Alder - for best resonance, especially on distorted sounds.
  • Neck: Maple, 3-piece. Neck-thru-body construction - this enables a very good sustain, and a super easy access to the upper frets.
  • Scale: 25.5" - Standard.
  • Fretboard: Ebony, with ESP Custom „Saw Tooth“ inlays & "Katakana" inlay at the 12 fret. Frets 21 to 24 are scalloped.
  • Frets: 24, XJ (Jumbo) - with a perfect fretjob, another famous feature of ESP instruments.
  • Headstock: ESP M-Style, matching the body color.
  • Tuners: Original Gotoh.
  • Bridge: Original Floyd Rose tremolo - stays perfectly in tune.
  • Pickups: 1x EMG HZ-FH2 humbucker with MM-04 preamp booster - delivering all the aggression, high gain and solid tone that Alexi Laiho is well known for, but offering lots of versatility and clarity as well.
  • Alternatively, upon request of the purchaser, we can also perform a professional installation of a different pickup combination, e.g. any DiMarzio, EMG or Seymour Duncan etc. (Very fair prices per pickup swap). Furthermore, we offer installation of active boost and EQ circuits like EMG Afterburner, PA-2, SPC, RPC, VMC, EXG etc. Please ask for details if interested.
  • Electronics: 1x volume, MM-02 on-off switch.
  • Absolutely outstanding quality of selected woods, craftsmanship, handling and sound!
  • The guitar comes in a high-quality original ESP formfit hardcase with ESP logo.

Item condition

Brand new, with full warranty. 

Additional information

Name ESP Alexi Laiho Katakana STD
Brand ESP
Model SV
Product group(s) -
Category Electric guitar
MPN 210526
Specials No


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We stand behind the flawless quality and function of our products, and provide you an extended warranty of 3 years for regular brand new items, as well as 2 years for b-stock, demo or retoure items and 1 year for second hand equipment.

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