ESP LTD TL-5SM 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass

Was: As low as $689.00

Or just $14 per month*0% Interest for 48 Months**

On select purchases $599 or more with your Sam Ash card now thru 9/30/21. 48-equal monthly payments required. Prequalify For The Sam Ash Card!

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0% Interest for 48 Months

On select purchases $599 or more with your Sam Ash card now thru 09/30/21. 48-equal monthly payments required.

*See details below.

**See monthly payment details below.

*Offer applies only to single-receipt qualifying purchases of these qualifying brands: ESP, QSC, Warm Audio. No interest will be charged on promo purchase and equal monthly payments are required equal to initial promo purchase amount divided equally by the number of months in promo period until promo is paid in full. The equal monthly payment will be rounded to the next highest whole dollar and may be higher than the minimum payment that would be required if the purchase was a non-promotional purchase.  Regular account terms apply to non-promotional purchases.  For new accounts: Purchase APR is 29.99%; Minimum Interest Charge is $2. Existing cardholders should see their credit card agreement for their applicable terms. Subject to credit approval.

**Monthly payment shown is equal to the purchase price excluding [taxes and delivery] divided by the number of months in the promo period, rounded to the next highest whole dollar, and only applies to the selected financing option shown.  If you make your payments by the due date each month, the monthly payment shown should allow you to pay off this purchase within the promo period if this balance is the only balance on your account during the promo period.  If you have other balances on your account, this monthly payment will be added to the minimum payment applicable to those balances.

Qualifying items must be purchased at the advertised tagged prices. This offer is not valid for price matches, competitor coupon matches, used or previously marked down items, closeout gear or door busters.

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A killer 5-string bass that'll satisfy players from all walks of life: the ESP LTD TL-5SM Thinline Spalted Maple 5-String Bass Guitar.
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The ESP LTD Thinline TL-5SM is a 5-string thinline bass that comes with incredible thinline design, Fishman electronics, and amazing hardware. Excellent for any genre of music where great bass playing is noticed and appreciated.

Incredible Thinline Design
It offers a chambered mahogany body with a Natural Gloss finished spalted maple top that looks great. Built with set-neck construction at 34" scale, the TL-5SM has a three-piece thin U-shaped mahogany neck, and a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays.

Fishman Electronics
The TL-5SM features Fishman SONICORE pickup and TL-3 preamp with onboard tuner.

Amazing Hardware
Equipped with Grover tuners and a rosewood bridge, the TL-5SM performs as well as it looks and sounds.


  • Chambered Mahogany Body with Spalted Maple Top
  • 34"-Scale Mahogany Neck with Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Fishman Sonicore Pickup and TL-3 Preamp with Onboard Tuner
  • Grover Tuners and Rosewood Bridge
  • Case Not Included

Things You Will Get:

  • 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar
Model Number LTL5SMNAT
Model LTD TL-5SM
Series LTD TL
Bass Guitar Type Semi-Hollow Body Bass
Color Natural
Finish Natural Gloss
Body Style Single Cut
Orientation Right-Handed
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 34"
Top Material Maple
Body Material Mahogany
Neck Material Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Bridge Material Jatoba
Bridge Type Fixed
Nut Material Plastic
Active or Passive Active
Number of Pickups 1
Bridge Pickup Fishman Sonicore Pickup and TL-3 Preamp with Onboard Tuner
Hardware Color Chrome
Size Full Size
Case Included No