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.
- Body Wood: Mahogany
- Finish: Black Satin
- Neck Wood: 3-Piece Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Thin U
- Radius: 13.7"
- Fretboard Wood: Macassar Ebony
- Fretboard Inlays: Snakebyte with Dots
- Frets: 22 XJ
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Nut Width: 1.654"
- Bridge: TonePros Locking TOM & Tailpiece
- Tuners: LTD Locking
- Pickups: EMG JH Set
- Controls: Volume, Volume, 3-Way Toggle
- Strings: D'Addario XL110 .010-.046
- Case: Snakebyte Form Fit Case