Our James Hetfield Purple LP Rplica Specifications
Body Wood: Mahogany Neck Wood: Mahogany Construction: Set-neck Fretboard: Ebony Inlays: Pearloid Diamond Scale Length: 24.75" Frets: 22 Pickups: H/H Switch: 3-Way Selection Switch Controls: 1 Tone, 2 Volume Headstock: LP Style Bridge: TOM with Tailpiece Hardware: Black Finish: Satin Metallic Purple Strings: D'Addario
Metallica and James Hetfield
When it comes to heavy metal band, we will think of Metallica. It was easily the best, most influential heavy metal band of the '80s. Responsible for bringing the genre back to Earth, the bandmates looked and talked like they were from the street, shunning the usual rockstar games of metal musicians during the early '80s. Metallica also expanded the limits of thrash, using speed and volume not for their own sake, but to enhance their intricately structured compositions.
While when it comes to defining Metallica, most people use James Hetfield as their guide. There's never any bullshit with James and there's never any shirking of duties. Example? When he threw his back out on the Summer Sanitarium 2000 tour, James ploughed his way through three weeks of intense physical therapy in four days, according to his physical therapist. And when the going got really tough, and James needed help in 2001, he sought it out, took it on and came back stronger than ever. 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 millions of fans.
As one of James' current tour guitars, the purple LP is very rare to see for most of James' fans. The original guitar has been completely customized in 1977. Actually, this guitar is a Custom Shop model LP, built just for James. There is no production of this model with purple finish and its probably one of James’s favorite LPs.
He acquired it during the St Anger era and has used it live until 2006-2007. Now he uses it for warming up in the tuning room. As usual, the upper toggle switch is inactive and a new working one has been placed in place of one of the knobs.
Our Custom Made James Hetfield Purple LP Replica
The purple finish LP is very rare to see for us, and it's difficult to find in current market. It had been sold at $3,999 by a private collecter. Many our customers have contacted us for making this rare axe. So we dedicated lots of time to collect information about it, now the it appears, only $429.
Some detailed pics show:
Satin metallic purple finish with multi-ply golden-yellow binding.
Ebony fretboard with 22 XJ frets, and the pearloid diamond inlays; note the upper switch is inactive, just as a decoration; black strap button.
H/H pickups; Tune-O-Matic bridge and tailpiece.
Typical LP Custom Shop style headstock with black locking tuners.
2 volume, 1 tone, 3-way toggle switch.
Our James Hetfield Purple LPs replica guitars are replicated exactly to the original guitar with high-quanlity at reasonable price. So don't hesitate to take action and buy yourself one of these fine instruments. Don't miss out on this killer Axe! Welcome to contact us. Pictures in our website are limited, and a lot of high-definition pictures will be provided if you email us.User Comment
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