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Our Custom Made James Hetfield MX250 Elk Skull Explorer Guitar
Items Our replicated "Elk Skull" Body Wood Mehogany Neck Wood Mahogany Construction Set-in Fingerboard Ebony Inlays Barbed Wire Inlays Scale Length 24.75" (628mm) Frets 22 Pickups 2 Humbuckers Controls
1 Volume 1 Tone,
3-Way Toggle Switch
Bridge T-O-M and Stop Tailpiece Finish
Black with ELK SKULL
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.
Metallica frontman James Hetfield 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. He's been a human torch, he's been called a sellout. Thanks in large part to Hetfield’s loud, angst-ridden vocals and on-stage pyrotechnics, Metallica gained a huge following on tour, becoming one of the most renowned thrash/heavy metal bands of all time. There’s never any bullshit with James and there’s never any shirking of duties. It is precisely this sort of fierce, unbending dedication, devotion and spirit which has made James such an inspirational focal point through the years for milling of fans.
James Hetfield Explorer MX 250 “ELK SKULL” Guitars
Hetfield is best known for playing custom-made Explorer-style guitars. The big distinguishing feature of James' Explorers is that James guitars have set-necks (glued joint) instead of bolt-on 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). The MX-250II has a slightly longer (bottom strap button to tip of headstock) body than the MX-220II, and has sharper points. This is the most famous model that James Hetfield uses. The MX-250II was released in Japan with set mahogany necks, ebony boards and full mahogany bodies with poly finish. (Similarly, the body and neck wood of our replicated MX-250Ⅱfeatured mahogany, and the fingerboard wood is ebony.)
James Hetfield used Numerous Explorer MX250 models, “Elk Skull” is one of the most popular guitars. “Elk Skull” was made personally for James in 1996 by the great artist Dino Muradian. On the body and headstock is the wood burning elk skull graphic with barbed wire and on the back the 4-M-star logo. Elk Skull MX250 was available from the late 90's to 2003 as custom order only. This was done in the custom shop in Tokyo not by the original wood burn artist. The custom shop in Tokyo replicates a few pieces of this guitar until 2003 as custom order.
Our replicated MX-250 "Elk Skull"
As is well-known, “elk skull” guitar was all the rage then in the world, but it's difficult to find today. According to my knowledge, a limited run of less than 10 “Elk Skull” Explorers were made. However, it’s such an attractive 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 great efforts to replicate the MX-250 “Elk Skull” so as to grant wishes of James’ fans. This guitar is the same model as most of James' Explorers, being the difference on the inlays and body design. Our replicated James Explorer “Elk Skull” guitar is featured barbed wire inlays and black finish with “elk skull” graphics as well, which looks great and feels great while playing.
Nobody argues that MX-250 Elk Skull has the most complete set of features that outshine most of the other guitar models in its price range. Just by looking at Elk Skull you can tell that this instrument is something special. Beautiful finish tells the story of extraordinary craftsmanship. Action is superb, and easily adjustable. The first time you pick up "Elk Skull" guitar 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. Hardware is no exception; it is carefully chosen and will last you for a long time.
Overall, users gave it great marks to James Hetfield “elk skull”, so you may rest assured that, on the technical side, this guitar will not let you down. All in all, our replicated James Hetfield MX250 Elk Skull Explorer Guitar is nearly the same as the original one.
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 fall in love with it at the first sight.
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 “Elk Skull” beauty in no time. You can rest assured that our replicated guitar is excellent quality and reasonable price. If our replicated James Hetfield MX250 Elk Skull Explorer Guitar 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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