ESP LTD M-4 Black Metal Electric Bass

Paint the 1000 series black! The ESP LTD M-4 Black Metal bass marks the return of the M series but with a dark and menacing all-black design theme.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
EMG 35CS pickup Big-sounding humbucker that tames excessive highs
Stainless steel frets Increased strength and material integrity
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range

The LTD Black Metal Series is comparable in build quality to our LTD Deluxe "1000 Series" instruments, but with a dark and menacing design theme of all-black finish, components, and hardware, a single premium-quality pickup, Macassar ebony fingerboards with no inlays and glow-in-the-dark side markers, and even a newly-designed black metal LTD logo on the headstock.

The M-4 Black Metal marks the return of the M design to our bass offerings, with its bolt-on construction, slab body, speedy maple neck, and and pointed inline headstock. This 34" scale bass features a single direct-mount EMG 35CS pickup with special black logo, a pickup that combines ceramic magnets and steel poles for warmth and punch with a smooth top end and plenty of output. The M-4 Black Metal also features Grover tuners, a Gotoh 201B-4 bridge, and stainless steel frets.

Construction: Bolt-On
Scale: 34"
Body: Alder
Neck: 3Pc Maple
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 400mm
Finish: Black Satin
Nut Width: 40mm
Nut Type: Molded
Neck Contour: Thin U
Frets/Type: 21 XJ Stainless Steel
Hardware Color: Black
Strap Button: Standard
Tuners: GROVER
Bridge: Gotoh 201B-4
Bridge PU: EMG 35CS w/ Black Logo
Electronics LAYOUT: Volume
Strings: D'Addario XL165 (.045/.065/.085/.105)
Case: M BASS FORM FIT CASE Sold Separately
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LM4BKMBLKS
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LM4BKMBLKS

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-423-8388

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
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"M4 metal bass"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This bass is awesome scored one today in atlanta, very basic yet precision bass on steroids. The name is probably the only thing i dot care for. However a sick ass instrument and iron clad in its build .. it can do many things with just the volume knob and level of attack.. Mxr 10 band and a decent compression pedal and your set. Highly recommend this instrument
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