The LTD Snakebyte is a Signature Series model of James Hetfield, the frontman of Metallica and one of the world's most highly respected rhythm guitar players in any genre. The Snakebyte was created based on James' own original design. It features set-neck construction at 24.75" scale, with a mahogany body and a three-piece mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and 22 extra-jumbo frets with a snake inlay at the 12th fret. The LTD Snakebyte is powered by James' own EMG JH SET active pickups, and includes a TonePros locking TOM bridge and tailpiece.
BodyBody shape: Other Body type: Solid body Body material: Solid wood Top wood: Not applicable Body wood: Mahogany Body finish: Satin Orientation: Right handed
NeckNeck shape: Thin U Neck wood: Mahogany 3-piece Joint: Neck-through Scale length: 24.75" Truss rod: Standard Neck finish: Satin
FretboardMaterial: Ebony Radius: Not specified Fret size: Extra-jumbo Number of frets: 22 Inlays: Pearloid snake Nut width: 1.656" (42mm)
PickupsConfiguration: HH Neck: James Hetfield Middle: Not applicable Bridge: James Hetfield Brand: EMG Active or passive: Active Series or parallel: Series Piezo: No Active EQ: No Special electronics: None
ControlsControl layout: Master volume, tone Pickup switch: 3-way Coil tap or split: No Kill switch: No
HardwareBridge type: Fixed Bridge design: Tune-o-matic Tailpiece: Stopbar Tuning machines: ESP locking Color: Snow White
OtherSpecial features: Signature model Case: Hardshell case