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ESP LTD B-205SM 5-String Bass

The Spalted Maple top sitting on the contoured Ash body gives the ESP B205 a distinct style that separates this 5-string bass from the rest of the pack


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The B205SM is distinguished by a Spalted Maple top that is sits atop a contoured double cutaway Ash body. A bolt-on, 5-piece, Maple/Walnut neck is carved into a slim U-shaped profile. The rosewood fingerboard carries 24 XJ frets and Abalone dot inlays. ESP's SB-5 pickups, Volume and Balance controls, and an active 3-Band EQ allow you to shape your tone to fit any style. Black nickel hardware includes sealed tuners, and an LTD BB-605 bridge. Case not included.  

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Solid Masterpiece


Im a keyboard player and want to learn bass guitar. I decided to star with this bass and is amazing. A never play bass guitar before and after two week study this bass Im played songs. The feel of the bass is great and the look too. You cant go wrong with this entry level bass.


Puerto Rico




I had one if these years ago and I was a jerk for getting rid of it..however,..today I pulled the trigger and went and picked up a brand new one.. Previous one I had was used when I bought it but still in awesome condition. .now I'll tell you bout y new one ..!!.. Tyler my sales rep. Was awesome in assisting me thru the trying it out process.. And I'm particular about Action on my basses.. He took his time and set it up real sweet..this Axe is a Lifetime instrument. Any style or tone can be tuned in. The eq is great. I highly recommend any level bassist to sit down and try one out. I grabbed this 5 string and can't put it down.. A beast of a guitar.. Thumbs up Esp

music lover

orlando, Florida


Nice Bass for the Price


Great bass for the money. ESP LTD quality is always great. The guitar comes setup and you can play it in standard tuning right out of the box which is nice. Always stinks to get a guitar and then have to spend an hour or so adjusting string height and checking intonation. Fretwork on the bass is nice. Slight noise from the bridge pickup when you have the gain up. Not terrible just noticeable. Will probably replace the pickups eventually. Other than that this bass is ready to go. Great playing, great looking. Worth the cash.

Blake MD

St. Louis, MO


"Worth every penney!!!!"


I tried all the basses in the store, This one I kept going back to. I love this bass. It feels good to play. I've been playing guitar and bass for years, and one thing I've learned over the years the instrument has to feel good in your hands. I've own jazz basses, and I love this one. I just didn't like playing the fretless jazz bass. Hey that's my thing. Give this bass a chance and I know you will love it.


Bay Area, CA


Perfect Bass


I bought this bass to upgrade from the 4 string starter Ibanez I had got off of CL. From the moment I picked it up to play it I knew that it was perfect. It plays great, great tone. If you're on the fence about getting this Bass just know that i got it and absolutely love it.


Raleigh, NC


LTD B-205SM 5-String Bass

5.0 5


Series LTD B series
Model B205
Warranty Info:

LTD B-205SM 5-String Bass

Your new ESP instrument is warranted to be free of any defects in materials and workmanship if used under normal operating conditions for the life of the original retail purchaser, subject to the limitations described below. This warranty is non-transferable and applies only to the original purchaser when product is purchased as NEW from an Authorized ESP Dealer. Electronic parts and guitar hardware are limited to a warranty period of one (1) year from date of purchase.

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