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Our Custom Made James Hetfield ESP Explorer MX 250 Papa Het
Items Our replicated "Papa Het" Body wood Mahogany Neck wood Mahogany Construction Set-in Fretboard Rosewood Inlays Dot Inlays Scale Length 24.75" (628mm) Frets 22 Pickups 2 Humbuckers Controls
2 Volume Knobs,
3-Way Toggle Switch
Bridge T-O-M and Stop Tailpiece Finish White with a Papa Het graphic String D'Addario Hardware Black Hardware
About James Hetfield
James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is famous as rhythm guitarist, co-founder, main songwriter, and lead vocalist for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield co-founded Metallica in October 1981. Since then, Metallica has won nine Grammy Awards and released nine studio albums, three live albums, four extended plays and 24 singles.
When it comes to defining Metallica, most people use James Hetfield as their guide. He is quite simply the most gorgeous man in rock, and he's been through hell and back enough times to write about it hundreds of times over. His beautiful blue eyes and deep hypnotic voice make him the perfect front runner for one of the greatest -- if not the greatest -- and most influential bands in music history.
ESP Explorer MX 250 “Papa Het” Guitar
Hetfield has been a major endorser of ESP Guitars since the 1980s, and is best known for playing custom-made Explorer-style guitars. During the mid-1990s, ESP produced the first of his signature model guitars. To date, Hetfield has had a few signature guitars with the company. The big distinguishing feature of James' Explorers is that James guitars have set-necks. (Our replicated James guitars’ construction is set-in, which exactly accords with the original one.)
This new design was given the name MX-250II (and later just the MX-II, as the 250 referred to the price).This is the most famous model that James Hetfield uses. James Hetfield used Numerous ESP Explorer MX250 models; “Papa Het” is one of the most well-known guitars. It features a burning Tire with wings and the words "Since 1963", indicating Hetfield's birth year James later added the spider webs and probably designed the headstock ESP logo himself.
There are various speculations about “Papa Het” design. Some think it is James’ favorite graphic pattern, because James’ Left forearm lateral has the same tattoo.
Some say that “Papa” is the alternative name of “Father” and “Het” is the abbreviation of “Hetfield”. Maybe this design is to express James’ deep love to his kinds or something else. Some fans even prefer to call him “Papa Het”, It’s probably his deep musical influence that popularized the “Papa Het” all over the world. Above all, there is no doubt that this is a charming design. On his 49th birthday, James showed this wonderful “Papa Het ”design to his fans.
All in all, James Hetfield ESP Explorer MX 250 “Papa Het” is a very attractive design in the eyes of everybody.
Our replicated MX-250Ⅱ--- Papa Het
Top quality finish is what gives MX-250 “Papa Het”its expensive look and totally great feel while playing. Action is great and easily adjustable and top quality hardware will not let you down. This guitar is definitely worth keeping. As is well-known, “Papa Het” guitar was all the rage then in the world. But it is hard to find today. However, it’s such a unique and distinctive guitar that many James’ fans aspire to see the guitar again. They thought the guitar is a nice way to pay tribute to the past and their idol--- James Hetfield.
Thus, we make every effort to replicate the masterpiece to meet the demands of James’ fans. Our replicated MX 250 “Papa Het” has 2 Volume knobs, 3-Way Toggle Switch. All of these features adhere to the original one.
Our James Hetfield MX250 “Papa Het” has built in top quality hardware.
Carefully chosen materials tell that this guitar will last you long time, and will not give you any headaches then trying to set it up. Nobody argues that James Hetfield ESP Explorer MX 250 Papa Het has the most complete set of features that outshine most of the other guitar models in its price range. Just by looking at MX 250 Papa Het you can tell that this instrument is something special. Beautiful finish tells the story of extraordinary craftsmanship. Our replicated James Hetfiled ESP Explorer MX 250 “Papa Het” guitar is featured white finish with “Papa Het” graphic pattern, which looks great and feels great while playing.
The first time you pick up James Papa Het and play it, you will notice that this is a top quality guitar. Our replica of this guitar is completely built and assembled by highly skilled craftsman using the best parts & wood selection (all with top wood).
Overall, users gave it great marks to James Hetfield “Papa Het”, so you may rest assured that, on the technical side, this guitar will never let you down.
The picture above shows the original “Papa Het” specifications. As you can see, our replicated James Hetfiled ESP Explorer MX 250 Papa Het guitar is almost the same as the original. However, it’s worth mentioning that our “Papa Het ” guitar inlays are a little different from the original. Because it’s too difficult to find the original HD drawings of the inlays to study, and most of our customers ask us to make dot inlays instead. Furthermore, the natural and simple dot inlays enjoy great popularity. In a word, our replica guitars are quality assured and cost-effective and we believe you will be fond of the masterpiece.
Some customers come here complaining about other sellers' explorer guitars, due to they do not enquire and ask for detail pictures carefully before they order the items. To help remind most of guitar lovers, we list a few pictures between other sellers’ explorer guitar and ours.
Those are just a few points about the shape and error details. Please pay attention to them. As for the wood selection, processing and quality, we do not enumerate one by one.
Our mission to provide high-quality, professional guitar services to our clients is second to none. That’s what differentiates us from our competitors, according to our employees and customers alike. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality. The process begins with the creation of the most precise and comfortable bodies and necks possible. We dedicate ourselves to create an instrument that will delight you with exceptional tone and great playability, optimized to your personal preferences and all with the utmost quality, beauty, and rigorous attention to detail.
What's more, if you choose shipping with hardshell case, all of our explorer-style guitars are configured our customized one-for-one specialized high-quality hard case according to the explorer shape, so as to 100% guarantee the safety of shipping.
According to my knowledge, this work is too difficult for other replica shops to achieve. I believe you will be shocked. We have to say that the price in our website is not including the original EMG pick-ups. The pick-ups we utilized are Wilkinson pick-ups, which is not simply quality guaranteed but also affordable for most people. Wilkinson pick-ups are what we suggested, beacuse they are attractive in quality and price. But if you insist in using EMG pick-ups, we can satisfy your need. Certainly, the price would be much higher than before.
If you give it a shot, you won't be sorry and surely you'll fall in love with this “Papa Het” beauty in no time. You can rest assured that our replicated guitar is excellent quality and reasonable price. If our replicated James Hetfield ESP Explorer MX 250 Papa Het attracts you, please do not hesitate to contact us! Pictures in our website are limited, if more HD pictures needed, please feel free to email us. We will offer warm-hearted service to you.
NOTE: We also provided customization of several LEFT-HANDED MX-220, MX-250, left-handed guitar lovers please pay close attention to our LEFT-HANDED GUITARS COLUMN. Furthermore, we can customize some other guitars of James Hetfield as well. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have and we'll be more than happy to answer them for you.User Comment
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