Ibanez GSR205SM Electric Bass, 5-String

If you are just starting off or switching to 5-string, this mahogany-bodied Ibanez bass offers huge range of tone in a comfortable body shape.
Patterned on their famous SR 5-string, this Ibanez GSR offers the same alternative approach to electric bass that all SR basses do. Light in weight, heavy in tone, with the fast, thin neck that's noticeably easier to play--whether you're a veteran player, or just starting out.

Built to hold its own against pro level competitors, the GSR205SMNGT features a solid Mahogany body, and exotically Spalted Maple top finished in deep, warm, Natural Gray Burst. A jatoba fingerboard, accented with medium-size pearl dot inlays round out the visuals.

A sleek, comfortable, GSR5 Maple neck--widely recognized as the industry standard for playability--and rock solid Ibanez B15 bridge, rev up the specs to accommodate whatever you're setting out to play.

Factor in Ibanez DXH-5 pickups for clarity and fullness well beyond their price point, and the PHAT-II EQ for ultra wide tonal range and you'll see why the GSR205 ranks as one of the most-played 5-string basses of all time.
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- Neck: GSR5 Maple
- Body: Spalted Maple top/Mahogany body
- Fingerboard: Jatoba
- Inlay: Pearl dot
- Frets: Medium
- Pickups: DXH-5 (neck), DXH-5 (bridge)
- EQ: Phat II eq
- Bridge: B15 bridge
- Hardware: Black
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural Gray Burst
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR205SM NGT
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262
(6 ratings)
Submitted October 16, 2016 by Timothy H in Varney , WV
"Ibanez GSR205SM Electric Bass 5-String"
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For the money, I don't believe I could have picked a better bass! Neck feels great with smooth frets, and tight string spacing. Electronics sound awesome with a volume for each pickup and a tone knob that controls both pickups. Then there's the "Boom" knob, which controls the active boost. It really wakes up this bass. The finish on the body is superb and the spalted maple top is a real eye catcher. Each one is one of a kind.
Musical Background:
Been playing playing music for 18 yrs. I alternate between guitar, bass, piano, organ at church.
Musical Style:
Bluegrass Gospel, Country Gospel, Southern Gospel, and Praise and Worship
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