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ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Transparent Cobalt Bluetrue true
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Style: Transparent Cobalt Blue
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- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
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- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
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The ESP LTD EC-256FM - a modern classic in Flamed Maple top with see-thru Cobalt Blue finish.
You get it all, without the massive price tag you’d usually expect from such a well-made single-cutaway electric guitar. The EC-256FM is at home on blues, classic rock, hard rock, progressive rock, fusion, and much more, and it’s available in new see-thru Cobalt Blue and see-thru purple finishes.
- Mahogany body, Flamed Maple top
- Set Mahogany nech, Rosewood fingerboard, 22 jumbo frets
- 2 ESP humbucking pickups, Master tone w/push-pull coil tap
- Tune-o-matic bridge, chrome hardware
Traditional classic looks and sound, modern appointments and playability. Call today.
LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Specifications:Body
- Body shape: Single cutaway
- Body type: Solid body
- Body material: Solid wood
- Top wood: Flamed Maple
- Body wood: Mahogany
- Body finish: Gloss
- Neck shape: Not specified
- Neck wood: Mahogany
- Joint: Set-in
- Scale length: 24.75 in.
- Truss rod:
- Neck finish: Gloss
- Material: Rosewood
- Radius: Not specified
- Fret size: Extra-jumbo
- Number of frets: 22
- Inlays: Acrylic block
- Nut width: 1.653 in. (42 mm)
- Configuration: HH
- Neck: Humbucker
- Bridge: Humbucker
- Brand: ESP
- Active or passive pickups: Passive
- Series or parallel: Not applicable
- Piezo: No
- Active EQ: No
- Special electronics: Master tone w/push-pull coil tap
- Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
- Pickup switch: 3-way
- Coil tap or split: Coil tap
- Kill switch: No
- Bridge type: Fixed
- Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
- Tailpiece: Stopbar
- Tuning machines: ESP locking
- Color: Chrome
- Number of strings: 6-string
- Special features:
- Country of origin: Indonesia
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 5 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.