Best Engineered Fretboard ESP LTD Electric Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Engineered fretboard ESP LTD electric guitars. It's made from wood material that is ground and put back together to make a material very similar to traditional wood. It's a strong and stable wood that's cheaper to make. There's nothing bad about it, but some people prefer traditional wood because of tradition and looks.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. ESP LTD Viper-10

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Playability 83
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 77
Overall Score 67

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: D (25 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $294.36 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2015 Viper series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $294.36 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2015 Viper series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD Viper-10
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. ESP LTD EC-10

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Playability 83
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 77
Overall Score 67

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: D (25 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $206.13 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2013 EC series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $206.13 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2013 EC series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD EC-10
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. ESP LTD MH-10

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Playability 78
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (25 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 1 Prices - New from $232.24 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2019 MH series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $232.24 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2019 MH series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD MH-10
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. ESP LTD F-10

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Playability 78
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (25 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $304.43 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2009 F series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LSH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $304.43 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2009 F series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LSH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD F-10
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. ESP LTD MH-17

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Playability 75
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 79
Overall Score 64

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (25 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $199 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2018 MH series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 3 Prices - New from $199 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2018 MH series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Engineered Hardwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: ESP Designed LH-100B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: ESP Designed LH-100N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • LTD tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD MH-17
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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