The KX257B is a baritone 7-string guitar with a 685mm(27”) scale length for a more defined and tighter low end. Featuring Mahogany body for a strong midrange bark and EMG RetroActive Super77 7-string pickups, the KX257B packs a serious punch for today’s intense metal styles and sounds.
The KX257B features a mahogany body and Bolt-On construction for a thick yet punchy and powerful tone that matches its intense design and styling. While modeled after the modern style double-cutaway body, standing out from its class for enhanced playability as well as its unique visual style.
EMG RETROACTIVE SUPER 77 7-STRING SET
Designed with today’s metal sounds in mind, the EMG RetroActive Super77 7-string pickups provide a very clear high output with superb articulation and focus on the low strings and a singing high-end.
1 VOLUME & 1 TONE, 3 WAY PICKUP SELECTOR SWITCH
The simple 1 volume, 1 tone and 3-way toggle switch controls provide a variety of great sounds and allows you to focus on your playing.
HARDTAIL BRIDGE WITH STRING-THRU BODY
The strings-thru-body hardtail bridge improve sustain as well as enhancing resonance through the Mahogany body.
BLACK SATIN FINISH
The Mahogany body in the smooth black satin finish is comfortable but also provides a rich yet barking midrange that perfectly suits the aggression required by metal as well as other musical styles and genres.
RAINDROP INLAY ON THE JATOBA FINGERBOARD
Jatoba is a very dense and stiff wood that makes it ideal for the fingerboard usage. Jatoba produces strong fundamentals and volume projection with an emphasis on the high-mids. The new “Raindrop” fingerboard inlay designed specifically for this model provides a distinctive look.
BODY: Mahogany (Palaquium)
NUT WIDTH: 48㎜ (1 7/8")
NECK: Hard Maple
FRETBOARD: Jatoba (400㎜ (15.75") Radius)
SCALE: 685mm (27" Baritone)
BRIDGE: Hardtail w/ String-Thru Body
PICKUPS: EMG Retroactive Super77-7st Set
ELECTRONICS: 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 3 Way Toggle Switch
HARDWARE: Black Nickel
STRINGS: D'Addario® EXL 110 + NW059