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Rating and Reviews: ESP LTD B205SM 5-String

With its ash body, beautiful spalted maple top, and 5-piece maple/rosewood neck, the 5-string ESP LTD B205SM bass delivers punchy tone with lasting sustain.

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"Good stuff! Worth the money" submitted March 9, 2016

By J Y in Sandusky, OH
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Musical Background: Former pro current hobbyist
Music Style: Rocky metal with jazzy bluish country overtones
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Overall: Definitely worth what it cost. The tone is far above the $600 range and the neck has a $2000 feel to it! Tone for s fairly diverse but a little more lows would be nice
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"ESP B205SM" submitted October 21, 2013

By Greg Williams in San Diego, CA
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Musical Background: Off and on 15 years. Seriously playing, the last 7years. I play bass. Jam at home mostly, out in town sometime.
Music Style: Funk, blues, jazz, and my own thing
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Overall: Solid bass. Could spend more for the quality. Unbelievable tones can be achieved. I did compare this bass to many higher end basses. Ash body, maple walnut neck, rosewood fret board. Standard ESP pu, are good, I am a Emg guy. I will be upgrading soon. I have both the 5 and 6 string ESP. Very playable, setup was great out the box. Made some personal adjustment. You should alway set your bass to your liking. Very affordable. This bass sound awesome. I play through GK 410 Neo cab, w/ TC BH500 wt head. Got to have a good rig, to make a good fair evaluation or vice versa.
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"Great Bass" submitted June 9, 2014

By Seon K
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Music Style: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Reggae
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Overall: I rarely leave feedback for items i've purchased online..but with this bass i had to say how AWESOME it is! The quality everything is just right..i didn't even had to set it up..i do plan on changing the strings though..
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