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      Ibanez SR505PB 5-String Electric Bass Guitar (H75854)
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A sleek and versatile design with a beautiful Poplar Burl top.

This one is identical to the SR505 but with a Poplar Burl top. The bolt-on neck joint on the Ibanez SR505PB 5-String Electric Bass Guitar allows superb access to the upper frets of its five-piece jatoba/bubinga neck. Only 4/5" thick at the first fret, the 34" scale neck provides more comfortable playing than standard 5-string necks.

Bartolini MK1 pickups and 3-band EQ deliver world-class tone, while the mahogany body and eye-catching Poplar Burl top provide naturally warm lows and sweet sustain. A rosewood fretboard offers a strong, bright sound and an attractive appearance with a long grain. Ultradurable Accu-Cast B25 bridge offers quick and easy string changes. Single-screw saddle height adjustment gives you better stability than standard double-screw designs.

Ibanez SR505PB 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Features:

  • 5-piece jatoba/bubinga neck
    Mahogany body
    Poplar Burl top
    24 medium frets
    Rosewood fingerboard
    Accu-Cast B25 bridge
    Bartolini MK1-5 neck pickup
    Bartolini MK1-5 bridge pickup
    Abalone oval inlay
    Bartolini MK1 3-Band EQ




Ibanez SR505PB 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

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  • A little polish and its perfect

    As reviewed by Maurice Holybee on 10/7/2011

    The beautiful Poplar Burl wood finalazed my decision to go with a 505 instead of a 605 or higher model. The two things I did not like (past tense)was the flat finish and a small amount of fret bite. The fret bite of course is easily handled with a file and delicate hand. You can probably pick one that has less or none by choosing bewteen particular instruments if more than one is available to choose from. A little Meguire's Ultimat Compound and it has a beautiful satin finish instead of that awful flat finish. I have an SR305 and loved that bass. This one surpassed it! access to the trussrod is very handy without having to deal with screws. I have mine set to .229 mm neck relief and 3.5 mm action height with no buzz. Tone controles with 2 mid set points produces more punch than I need. I think it can even be set to sound very similar to a Rick 4001 or my vintage '65 Precision bass. Watch out for overdriving your pre-amp though. If I play with the same settings as the 305 there is a very pronounced overdrive, so I had to push the -15db button, reduce the lows and mid lows on the amp to prevent overdriving the cabinet simulated output to the PA board. I am now afraid to pick up one of Ibanez's more expensive guitars. How much better can it get?

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