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ESP LTD B-208SM 8-String Bass Satin Natural

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1500000217387   POS #:114385099
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If you’re a bass player ready to expand your sonic horizons, look no further than the B-208SM. It’s an 8-string bass with double course strings tuned in octaves, with the higher-pitched string placed above the standard bass pitch. The result is a full sound that is excellent for any kind of music, especially rock and metal power trios where the bas...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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.
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Price: $649.00
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Overview

If you’re a bass player ready to expand your sonic horizons, look no further than the B-208SM. It’s an 8-string bass with double course strings tuned in octaves, with the higher-pitched string placed above the standard bass pitch. The result is a full sound that is excellent for any kind of music, especially rock and metal power trios where the bass has to carry a lot of the weight.

ESP updated the B-208 in 2018 with an amazing spalted maple top, with its unique coloration and grain pattern highlights that make it stand out from the crowd. The B-208SM has a comfortable ash body, a thin U-shaped 5-piece maple/jatoba neck with a roasted jatoba fingerboard, and ESP Designed soapbar pickups with an active 3-band EQ. Available in Natural Satin finish.

Features

Neck
  • Shape: Thin  U
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: ESP Designed SB-5N
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: ESP Designed SB-5B
  • Brand: ESP
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Yes
  • Special electronics: 3-band EQ
Fretboard
  • Material: Roasted Jatoba
  • Radius: 15.75 in.
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Synthetic bone
  • Nut width: 1.771 in. (45 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Ash
  • Top wood: Spalted Maple
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, blend, 3-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: Not applicable
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar 
  • Tuning machines: LTD
  • Color: Black nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 8
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: China
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