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ESP LTD B-1004 Multi-scale Bass Natural Satin

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$1,399.00
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1500000267018   POS #:115228991
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The first thing you’ll notice about the B-1004 Multi-Scale will likely be its unusual arrangement of frets. A multi-scale fret design optimizes string tension so that the lower strings have a longer scale compared to the higher strings, resulting in consistently excellent tone and performance at all points across the fingerboard. Bass players ...  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.
  • 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
$1,399.00
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Overview

The first thing you’ll notice about the B-1004 Multi-Scale will likely be its unusual arrangement of frets. A multi-scale fret design optimizes string tension so that the lower strings have a longer scale compared to the higher strings, resulting in consistently excellent tone and performance at all points across the fingerboard. 

Bass players often report that a multi-scale design is also ergonomically preferential to standard fret designs, and that they feel natural to play, with very little learning curve required. 

Designed for professional players, the B-1004 Multi-Scale provides a swamp ash body with a top made of solid ziricote, an environmentally friendly and terrific-looking tonewood. 

These basses also employ a five-piece wenge/purple heart neck with pau ferro fingerboard, constructed at 36.25" to 34" scale for the B-1004 Multi-Scale. 

Its high-end components include a black bone nut, Gotoh tuners, and Hipshot Solo bridge, as well as a set of acclaimed Nordstrand Big Splits hum-cancelling pickups, along with an ABQ-3MS 3-band EQ. 

This setup gives you incredible flexibility in tone, with an active/passive mini-switch, a mid-frequency selection mini-switch (800Hz or 400Hz), individual bass, treble, and mid EQ controls, and master volume and balance controls. Available in Natural Satin finish. Case sold separately.

Specifications
Neck
  • Shape: Thin U
  • Wood: 5pc Wenge/Purple Heart
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: Multi-scale
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Active
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: Nordstrand Big Splits
  • Bridge: Nordstrand Big Splits
  • Brand: Nordstrand
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Yes
Fretboard
  • Material: Pau Ferro
  • Radius: 15.75 in.
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Bone black
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Top wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, blend, 3-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Special switching: Yes
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Hipshot solo
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Multi-scale fingerboard
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: Indonesia
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