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Just before the co-operation between Hetfield and ESP, Hetfields explorer type guitars belonged to Navigator band.


In the late nineteen-eighties, ESP manufactured a lot of explorer guitars for Hetfield, including a lot of popular instruments as raised middle finger inlayed EET FUK explorer, dots inlayed explorer having words A Year and a Half In the Life of Metallica; pt. 1. All these guitars had been named EX at the beginning and later on known as MX-220ii.


Meaning of this title:
M- Metallica
X- Explorer
220- a standard price tag
II- two pickups


MX-220II is a little shorter than the size (from the strap button at bottom to the point of the headstock), the angular is smoother a bit, the gap between the toggle change to the knob is a little nearer compared to the existing explorer electric guitars. And it has a exceptional truss rod cover that is parallel to the nut and has 2 anchoring screws. The structure of this unique instrument concerning the combination of the body along with the neck is round jack inserted.

MX 220

The additional adjustment to MX-220II is employing a metal plate with four screws to fix the jacks. The truss rod cover nonetheless has got two screws, but is not parallel to nut any further. No change is done for the rest elements.


Later, in the evolution of the MX-220II, the ESP altered the structure back again to bolt-on structure.


The following MX-220II is very comparable to Hetfields primary explorer. This electric guitar is belonging to EXPCustom with outdated fashioned body outline and no serial number. Its mentioned that there is no serial number and spherical trademark about the headstock back of the MX-220II guitar.


Presumably, the structure of the mx-220II is completed in line with the 1958 explorer



The figure above is actually a comparison between a 1958 explorer (red line) and a 1976 explorer (black line)


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Later on, the brand new style was called MX250 (later called MX-II, 250 implies the price). The MX-250II is a bit longer in comparison with MX-220II, more pointed at the tip. During early 1990s, ESP adopted parallel round ports. And in this release, the pickups switch is a little bit further away from the volume control and pickups.


Mx 250 was launched in Japan, with ebony fingerboard, mahogany neck, mahogany body, EMG 81 pickups, poly finish, black dots inlays. Irrespective of what color you wish, they are normally high priced. You can inquire for a special tuners as well as other optional parameters, and it is possible to customize this electric guitar in USA, but they are known as "EXP custom" since the "MX" is specified for some other models. They've bell-shaped truss rod cover which is fixed with one screw, behind the headstock there is the serial number. ESP batch modified the shape of the truss rod cover in 1955.


The image below is really a EXP Custom made '03 MX-II version.

MX 250

The esp explorer introduced in U.S. are all EXP models which have 2 types, ESP and LTD. EXP is of MX-II body, bolt-on neck, the ESP (ESP EXP) version is characterised by rosewood fingerboard, maple neck, mahogany body; the LTD version (LTD EXP-200) is also of maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. It is mentioned the instrument body used various materials in unique ages, alder utilized in the early years, and later on became mahogany. The fretboard inlays also modified, there had been two dots at the twelfth fret of the earlier LTD version but adjusted into a rectangle (written with LTD) in later types.


The subsequent image is definitely an old style LTD EXP-200 and an ESP MX-II



In LTD series, there's a type known as EXP-300, which features a neck through construction, licensed Floyd Rose Bridge and two EMG 81 pickups


In 2000, ESP launched a manufacturing facility in Korea and developed LTD MX-130 that is much like ESP MX250 II. And the intriguing thing is there is certainly no serial number. These ESP MX250 II were marketed simply in Japan. Like MX-II, they've 2 EMG81 pick-ups, neck through framework and black color finish. These instruments occasionally could be identified on Ebay but were discontinued in 2003.


Special Series


The initial EX/MX-220II custom inlays series is 1989s "EET FUK", which was released with a little quantity. The fifth fret is a little smaller and there is certainly no step over the neck. Obviously, Hetfield instantly found this problem; therefore the manufacturing line was required to be close up. It is stated that the quantity is under 30. Some ESP MX250 II body utilised this sort of inlays also.



The special ESP MX250 II as "Man To Wolf is known as Japans esp distinct interesting group, which means that you must bid a higher price to get ESP MX250 II.

Man to Wolf ESP MX250




ESP James Hetfield


James Hetfield ESP Guitar

Elk Skull ESP MX250 II was also made in the time period from late nineties to the year 2003 in custom series; they were personalized in the custom shop in Japan.

Elk Skull


ESP MX250 II - Papa Het Explorer

Papa Het

Desc: White body with a Papa Het drawing by Dirty Donny
Inlay: Good Adventure
Pickups: Micro EMG 60/81 Humbuckers
Controls: 2 Volume, 1 Tone, 3 Position Switch


Our Custom Made James Hetfield Guitars For Sale Specifications


Body Wood: Mahogany
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Construction: Set-in
Fretboard: Ebony
Pearl Dot/Man to Wolf Inlays
Scale Length: 24.75"
Frets: 22
Pickups: 2 Humbuckers
Switch: 3-Way Toggle Switch
1 Volume 1 Tone
Headstock: ESP Style
Bridge: T-O-M and Stop Tailpiece
Hardware: Black Finish
Finish: Black Finish
Strings: D'Addario


That is all of these at least ten electric guitars above. We brought together their information and the sketches and studied, which genuinely took us a great deal of efforts. Lastly we finished it. All attributes have been accurately accomplished for every single James Hetfield Guitar. If you have any kind of concerns, it is possible to talk to us. Because of the bulk reproduction, the supply is limited. If you are interested in them, please make contact with us quickly!