ESP LTD Stephen Carpenter Signature SC-608 - Red Sparkle

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ESP LTD Stephen Carpenter Signature SC-608 - Red Sparkle

Product Description:

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter has partnered with ESP to bring you the 8-string LTD Stephen Carpenter SC-608 Baritone — an electric that’s built for tone and performance and lets you explore your own hard-hitting style and sound with incredible playability and tone. This 8-string behemoth features a beautiful mahogany body with a sleek satin finish and a gorgeous 3-piece maple neck with ebony fingerboard for stellar playability and response. And for hard-hitting baritone tone, this signature axe features dual Fishman Fluence Stephen Carpenter Signature pickups with push-pull control that lets you switch between active and passive voices. And with string-thru Hipshot bridge, you get incredible sustain and tone support.

Neck designed to rock

The SC-608 Baritone gives you a classic neck-through design for killer sustain, great tone support, and easy access to upper frets. The extended 27-inch scale gives you more octaves, more notes, and more melodic exploration. The thin “U” profile of the 3-piece maple neck is comfortable in the hand for hours of playing. The ebony fingerboard and 24 extra-jumbo frets pair for effortless bends and heavy power chording. 

Best of both worlds in tone!

The dual Fishman Fluence pickups in the LTD SC-608 Baritone take their cues from the Fishman modern humbucker and let you tap into both active and passive voices with simple push-pull control. “Modern Active” delivers everything you expect in an active pickup: full, round, and boosted. “Modern Passive Attack” delivers a clean, crisp tone. Both voices have been spec’d by Carpenter to deliver hot humbucking tone along with exceptional note clarity and definition, even under a strong pick attack. And paired with the rock-solid Hipshot bridge, both of these voices are allowed to churn, chug, and hold their sustain with the incredible intensity that drives the heavy sound of modern alternative metal.

ESP LTD Stephen Carpenter SC-608 Baritone Features:

  • Signature 8-string baritone designed for tone and power
  • All-mahogany body is resonant and light, allowing for hours of comfortable performance
  • Gorgeous 3-piece maple neck with ebony fingerboard for stellar playability and response
  • Dual Fishman Fluence pickups with push-pull control let you switch between active and passive voices
  • Rock-solid string-thru Hisphot bridge for maximum sustain
  • Neck-through design for killer sustain, great tone support, and easy access to upper frets
  • Ebony fingerboard and 24 extra-jumbo frets pair for effortless bends and heavy power chording
  • LTD locking tuners keep your tuning locked and loaded
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✔ Free Returns

✔ No Restocking Fees

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Order Confirmation:

As soon as you place your order, you will receive a confirmation email. After that, we double-check if all items ordered are in stock and available for immediate shipment. If your order is available for the delivery within the advertised time frame, we will submit it for shipment to the warehouse. If the expected delivery time exceeds the advertised time frame, we'll reach out to you via email and/or phone to confirm the order.

Order Shipment:

Within 1 business day from the time the item has been shipped, you will receive an email confirmation with tracking number. If you would not receive tracking information within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us.

Estimated Time of Arrival:

We typically deliver within 2-10 business days. Custom made products are usually delivered within 3-5 weeks. If the expected delivery date for your order would fall outside of the advertised 2-10 business day time frame, our customer service team will reach out to you to confirm if you are OK with that date.

Areas Covered:

All estimated delivery dates and shipping costs advertised on the website apply the the Contiguous United States only. Please contact our customer service team to discuss the time and cost of shipping to Hawaii or Alaska. We don't ship directly to Canada, but we can ship your order to the freight carrier of your choice.


It is very important that you inspect the packaging of your items when they arrive and check if you received all boxes listed on the delivery receipt.If you notice any damage or shortage of packages, you must make note of it on the bill of lading, take pictures, and refuse delivery.Your note should say "refused due to damage". You must also take photos of all sides of the box and send them to us within 2 days. If there are no damages visible before opening the box, you must note "subject to further inspection may contain concealed damage". If you notice any damage after receiving the delivery, do not throw the box away, and contact us with the photos. After we receive information from you about the refused delivery or concealed damage, we immediately initiate a claim with the shipping company or with the manufacturer. After the claim is fully processed, we ship all replacements at absolutely no cost to you.

Cancellations & Refunds:

We can cancel your order at absolutely no cost to you before the shipping label or Bill of Lading has been created, or before production of a custom order has started. Custom made items are not eligible for refunds after production has started. To be eligible for a return, the item must be unused and in the same condition as you received it. It must also remain in the original packaging, and the packaging must be in a perfect condition. We do not charge restocking fees or return shipping fees. All eligible returns are 100% free. Orders delivered outside the United States are not eligible for refunds. If your order arrived damaged, "Damages" section applies. Our refund policy lasts 45 days. If 45 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately, we can’t offer you a refund. Please contact us before returning an item to discuss shipping details. All refunds will be issued to the credit card or PayPal account you used for your purchase within 2 days after all returned items arrived at our warehouse.

We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online. If you find another legitimate online store that offers a lower prices on an identical item we stock (including shipping, tax, etc), we will beat the competitor's price by 10% of the difference! Please see below for complete details.

Please fill out the form below to find out if you qualify for the discount. In most cases you will receive a response within 1 business day.

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Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offer are not eligibleThe item must be in stock on the competitors' websiteThe competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail locationThe website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question, and must not be violating advertising price agreements with the manufacturerThe Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax

There may be brands excluded from that offer. Please contact us for further information.

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