ESP M-III

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General
Manufacturer: 
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
ESP Mirage
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1998 to 2003
Body
Body Style: 
Super Strat
Body Material: 
Alder
Body color: 
Black
Pearl White
Metallic Purple
Grey Satin
Gunmetal Blue
Midnight Purple
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
ESP
Middle Pickup Brand: 
ESP
Middle Pickup: 
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
ESP
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HSH
HSS
Tone knob: 
1
Volume knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Control color: 
Black
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The ESP M-III is a superstrat made in Japan. It has 3 pickups hence the M-III model name. The earliest version (in the 1997 ESP catalogue) features an HSS configuration while the latter version has an HSH configuration. As opposed to the 1989 ESP M-III, this guitar has an reversed headstock. Other features are:


Neck
Locking nut: 
Locking Nut
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Maple
Rosewood
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
24
Fret Size: 
Jumbo
Inlays: 
Dot
Inlay color: 
pearl
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Black
Headstock finish: 
Gloss
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Gotoh
Reversed: 
Reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Floyd Rose
Bridge type: 
Floyd Rose type
Hardware color: 
Black