10 ESP LTD guitars for under 300 bucks!
I have to hand it to LTD, as they sure offer a lot of choice for the budget guitar player. What you're about to see here is not the same model repeated 10 times in different colors. Nope. These are 10 distinctly different models.
Note that these guitars are all under $300 new at the time I write this. Prices of course will change later on.
The guitar seen above is the one I'll start with, the ESP LTD EC100AT model. Before seeing any of the other guitars below, this is the best of the lot. So if going through this list you're undecided about which to get, stop right here, look no further and get the EC100AT.
This is your basic SG clone, except with a slight lean in the body shape. There are actually some pro guitar players who use this decidedly cheap guitar because it's a solid performer and very easy to modify.
Strat style double cutaway body... with a Floyd system? Why yes, yes it does have one.
Dopey shape, but there are some metal bands that are into the "guitars that look like weapons" look. If that's you, this is your guitar.
LTD's take on the Gibson Explorer shape, except decidedly more pointy.
Another dopey shape, but again, it has that "looks like a weapon" thing to it. There is also another feature about this guitar that a lot of people miss. It actually balances quite well when being played standing. Note the top horn does extend out to the 12th fret. No neck dive here.
Like the MH-50 but in a hardtail version with a reverse headstock.
Just like the M-10, but in a 7-string version.
The venerable V-50 has been around for a while. It is the best bang for the buck where V shape guitars are concerned. It's priced as low as you can get a V guitar for that will actually last a while.
This is a less-fancy version of the EC100AT shown at top. The difference at the time I write this between the two guitars is about 50 bucks. The only reason to get this one is because it's slightly less in price, so it you're really being a penny pincher and like the EC shape, then get this one.