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ESP LTD TL-5SM Spalted Maple 5-String Bass Guitar

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

Get your ESP LTD TL-5SM Spalted Maple 5-String Bass Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

LTD TL-5SM Spalted Maple 5-String Bass Guitar


An electric/acoustic 5-string bass guitar is highly unique and is a useful, practical, convenient and interesting bass to add to one's bass collection. There is nothing quite like one; it plays like an electric bass guitar yet sounds like an acoustic bass guitar and it can be amplified. The ESP LTD TL-5SM is the best example of its kind and is of high quality as well as stunningly beautiful and unique.



LTD TL-5SM Spalted Maple 5-String Bass Guitar

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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1-3/4"
Neck Shape Thin U
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style Thinline
Neck Type Set Neck
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood
Body Wood Chambered Mahogany
Top Spalted Maple
Pickup Configuration Other
Bridge Type Rosewood with Under-Saddle Pickup
Tuning Machines Grovers
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features Fishman Sonicore Pickup and TL-3 Preamp with Onboard Tuner
Case/Bag Included No
Series TL Series
Model TL-5SM
Warranty Info:

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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