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ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar Satin Natural

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The ESP LTD B-205SM 5-String Electric Bass Guitar has a bright-sounding ash body with a beautiful spalted maple top. Featuring string-thru design and active electronics, this bass has sound features t... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The ESP LTD B-205SM 5-String Electric Bass Guitar has a bright-sounding ash body with a beautiful spalted maple top. Featuring string-thru design and active electronics, this bass has sound features that will inspire you.

Built with 5-piece maple for maximum stability, the bolt-on neck is set deep into the body for a winning combination of snap and sustain. The Thin U Neck Contour gives your fingers optimum access to the full scale of the 24-fret neck.

The LTD B-205SM has 5 controls for dialing in just the right sound for the song. A balance control allows you to blend the output of the 2 pickups - full neck, full bridge, or anywhere in between. Separate bass, mid, and treble boost/cut controls enable further tone tweaking of your blend setting. A master volume completes the electronics section.

Features

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • 34" Scale
  • Ash Body
  • Spalted Maple Top
  • 5 Pc Maple/Rosewood Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 45mm Standard Nut
  • Thin U Neck Contour
  • 24 XJ Frets
  • Black Nickel Hardware
  • ESP Tuners
  • ESP BB-605 Bridge w/ String-Thru-Body
  • ESP SB-5 (B & N) p.u.
  • ESP ABQ-3 3-Band Active EQ
  • Controls
    • Bass Boost/Cut
    • Volume
    • Mid Boost/Cut
    • Treble Boost/Cut
    • Balance
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    Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.
    One year warranty on parts and electronics.


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    ESPLTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar
     
    5.0

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fun to play (4)
    • Good feel (4)
    • Good pick up (3)
    • Good tone (3)
    • Solid electronics (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (4)
    • Jamming (3)
    • Recording (3)
    • Rock concerts (3)
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      • Experienced (3)

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    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    All around great bass

    By DJ

    from Las Vegas, Nv

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts

      Comments about ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar:

      Ordered the bass online and it got to my house pretty quick. The bass looks great in person. I've had it for a couple weeks now and really like how it plays. The sound and tone of it are excellent and the neck is made for easy and smooth playing.

       
      5.0

      Happy Young Bass Player

      By Dad

      from Albany, NY

      About Me Child

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar:

        I got this for my son who decided 4 strings were not enough. We actually traded a $600 Ibanez for this one because it felt just as good to play, but the pickups gave him more of the sound that he wanted. Much beefier. It is a little heavier, but, so far, he doesn't mind.

         
        5.0

        This bass is amazing

        By Karl

        from California

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Fret Buzz

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar:

        ESP has never let me down. I've been using ESP basses and guitars for nearly all my life and feel that this bass truly stands out. The quality and looks that this bass has to offer is amazing.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Might even buy the 6-string

        By Frank

        from undisclosed

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        Comments about ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar:

        Love this axe

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Value

        By Drivetrain - Portland, ME

        from Portland, ME

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • 9V pickup battery wears out fairly quickly

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Guitar:

        Use this bass for live gigging the past 18 months, love the look and sound. No fret buzz, feels solid.

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