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ESP LTD RB1004 Electric Bass, Burl Maple Honey Natural

Loaded with Aguilar J and P pickups to give you a variety of tonal options, the ESP LTD RB1004 is the perfect axe for bass players of any style. Rate and review this product
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ESP LTD RB1004 Bass Burl Maple Honey Natural

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Features: What it does for you:
Swamp ash body Clear highs, strong mids and huge lows
Maple top Long sustain with crisp, bright tone
Aguilar P/J pickup combination flexible array of tones; hum canceling
Maple fretboard Delivers a bright, snappy sound

Awesome Aguilar Pickups + Gorgeous Finish = One Top-Shelf ESP Bass

The ESP LTD RB1004 electric bass is a beauty to look at, hold, play, and hear. An attractive burled/spalted maple top gives this ESP bass stellar visual flair, while its swamp ash body yields plenty of well-balanced resonance. You have an Aguilar P single-coil pickup at the neck and an Aguilar J Hum Canceling single-coil at the bridge, and OBP-2 2-Band EQ controls help you shape your signal to sound its best. A five-piece maple and walnut neck stretches 22 frets over a maple fingerboard, with tasteful oval inlays to add an extra touch of finesse to the RB1004.

Rocco Prestia Approved

ESP worked together with the legendary bassist Rocco Prestia to craft this tonally dynamic bass guitar. The end result is an ESP LTD bass that boasts a healthy helping of visual appeal, clear and inviting sound, and a comfortable feel that flows from your fingers to your amplifier in fluid seamless fashion. You'll love this bass the instant you hit your first note.

Maple and Swamp Ash Tonewoods

The ESP LTD RB1004's solid burled maple or spalted maple top is a pleasure to look at. It brings in a dash of treble to your signal that's never too harsh or unwelcomed. A favorite tonewood of bassists, swamp ash keeps everything evenly balanced and won't weigh you down the way heavier woods like mahogany do. The RB body shape makes for a comfy fit, and the beveled contour offers a sleek modern look.

Walnut and Maple Neck

The five-piece maple and walnut neck on your ESP LTD RB1004 electric bass features 22 frets with cozy action. The maple fingerboard has attractive oval inlays that pair well with the burled maple top. The C shape offers a welcoming feel for your hand as you change positions moving up or down the fretboard.

Aguilar PJ Pickups and Active EQ

The Aguilar P single-coil pickup at the neck really captures the body of this bass. You'll hear and feel that low end envelop the room without tracking in any unwanted low-mid mud. The Aguilar J Hum Canceling single-coil at the bridge brings in a little more edge and a slight mid-range cut. Aside from your volume and pickup balance dials, you have OBP-2 2-Band EQ controls to really hone in on the frequencies you're aiming for.

Features:

- ESP LTD electric bass in RB body shape
- Solid burled maple or spalted maple top
- Swamp ash body
- Five-piece maple and walnut neck
- Bolt-on neck joint
- Scale length of 34"
- C neck shape
- Maple fingerboard
- 22 J frets
- Aguilar P single-coil pickup at the neck
- Aguilar J Hum Canceling single-coil at the bridge
- One volume control
- One pickup balance control
- OBP-2 2-Band EQ controls
- Black nickel hardware
- Grover tuners
- Secure and sturdy Gotoh bridge

zZounds is an authorized dealer of ESP products.
- Construction: Bolt-On-Neck
- Scale: 34"
- Body: Swamp Ash
- Top: Solid Burled Maple
- Neck: 5Pc Maple & Walnut
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 450mm
- Finish: Natural
- Nut Width: 40mm
- Nut Type: Molded
- Neck Contour: C
- Frets/Type: 22 J
- Hardware Color: Black Nickel
- Strap Button: Standard
- Tuners: Grover
- Bridge: Gotoh Bridge
- Neck Pickup: Aguilar P
- Bridge Pickup: Aguilar J (Hum Cancel)
- Electronics: Passive Pickups with Active EQ
- Electronics Layout: Vol/Bal/OBP-2 2-Band EQ
- Case: CBBASSFF (not included)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Burl Maple Honey Natural
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LRB1004BMHN
Blemished, Burl Maple Honey Natural
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LRB1004BMHN
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-423-8388

ESP LTD RB1004 Electric Bass

The ESP RB Series basses have been a labor of love, passion and hard work between ESP and bass legend Rocco Prestia (Tower of Power). The RB basses utilize unique features including Aguilar J and P pickups, Aguilar OBP-2 preamps and gorgeous spalted maple and burled maple finishes.
zZounds Expert Review
When I saw the ESP LTD RB1004, I was struck by its eye-catching spalted maple top. Then when I saw the "Aguilar" logo on the pickups, I knew I had to try it out. Aguilar makes great bass pickups, and I was excited to see the ESP LTD RB1004 utilize them. The RB1004 was very easy to play, and had a super fat sound. The low-end presence is HUGE on this bass. After having played it, I wasn't surprised to find out that Rocco Prestia helped with the RB1004's design. I was able to dial in several different tones -- a true testament to this bass's versatility. This comes largely from the the P/J pickup configuration -- which allows you to get both a fat growl, and focused clarity at the same time. It's great to see ESP expanding their bass game!

- Martin, Bass Specialist, zZounds Guitar Expert Team

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