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  1. Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,289.00
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    Washburn Taurus T25 5-String Neck-Thru Electric Bass Guitar Washburn Taurus T25 5-String Neck-Thru Electric Bass Guitar
    Washburn Taurus T25 5-String Neck-Thru Electric Bass Guitar

    The quality and stability of neck-through construction at an affordable price!

    $471.34
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    Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass V Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass V
    $349.99
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  4. Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 H Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 H Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,199.00
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    Lakland Skyline Deluxe 55-02 5-String Bass Lakland Skyline Deluxe 55-02 5-String Bass
    Lakland Skyline Deluxe 55-02 5-String Bass

    5-string boom with piano-like clarity.

    Starting at $1,455.25
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    Schecter Guitar Research Diamond-J 5 Plus Five-String Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Diamond-J 5 Plus Five-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $799.00
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    ESP LTD F-155DX 5-String Bass Guitar ESP LTD F-155DX 5-String Bass Guitar
    $449.00
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    Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. RAY5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. RAY5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $299.99
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  1. Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HS Piezo Bass Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HS Piezo Bass
    $2,152.50
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  2. MTD ZX 5-String Fretless Electric Bass Guitar MTD ZX 5-String Fretless Electric Bass Guitar
    MTD ZX 5-String Fretless Electric Bass Guitar

    The MTD ZX 5-string Fretless Electric Bass Guitar is famous for its clarity and punch. The slap tone is...

    $1,969.00
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    Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH Neck Through 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,399.00
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  4. Fender American Elite Dimension Bass V HH, Maple, Electric Bass Guitar Fender American Elite Dimension Bass V HH, Maple, Electric Bass Guitar
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  1. MTD ZX 5-String Electric Bass Guitar MTD ZX 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    MTD ZX 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

    The ZX features a carved mahogany body with a maple-burl top and finished in a translucent-black gloss. The...

    $1,889.00
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    Fender American Elite Dimension Bass V HH, Rosewood, Electric Bass Guitar Fender American Elite Dimension Bass V HH, Rosewood, Electric Bass Guitar
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    Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 HH Bass Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 HH Bass
    Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 HH Bass

    Similar in shape to the StingRay, but shorter and narrower. Features hot-rodded electronics: active 3-band...

    $1,999.00
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    Ibanez Prestige SR5005 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez Prestige SR5005 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,299.99
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    Spector Euro 5 LX 5-String Bass Guitar Spector Euro 5 LX 5-String Bass Guitar
    Spector Euro 5 LX 5-String Bass Guitar

    Breathtaking to look at, a joy to hear, and a thrill to play.

    $2,299.99
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    Ibanez SR305E 5-String Bass Ibanez SR305E 5-String Bass
    $399.99
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    Ibanez SR655 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez SR655 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $749.99
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    Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 5-String Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 5-String Bass Guitar
    Starting at $1,785.00
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  1. Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 HH 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 HH 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $1,820.00
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    Ibanez GSR Mikro 5-String Bass Guitar Ibanez GSR Mikro 5-String Bass Guitar
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    Ibanez AGB205 5 String Bass Ibanez AGB205 5 String Bass
    $649.99
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    Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Custom-5 Bass Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Custom-5 Bass
    Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Custom-5 Bass

    Striking looks and high-power sound.

    $639.00
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  1. Ibanez BTB1805 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez BTB1805 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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  2. Ibanez Premium BTB1605E 5 String Bass Ibanez Premium BTB1605E 5 String Bass
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    Rogue LX405 Series III Pro 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Rogue LX405 Series III Pro 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    Rogue LX405 Series III Pro 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

    Deep, powerful bass and modern electronics.<BR/>Wonderfully light and well-balanced bass features a basswood...

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    Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 HH 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,030.00
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  1. Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass
    Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass

    A smaller, comfortable cousin of the StingRay.

    $1,750.00
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    G&L L-2500 5-String Bass Guitar G&L L-2500 5-String Bass Guitar
    G&L L-2500 5-String Bass Guitar

    Whether you want fat traditional tones or funky slappin' and poppin' punch, the L-2500 does it all. Crafted...

    $2,025.00
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    Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Stealth-5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Stealth-5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $449.00
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    Squier Affinity 5-String Jazz Bass V Squier Affinity 5-String Jazz Bass V
    Squier Affinity 5-String Jazz Bass V

    Get the look and tone that everyone knows and loves, at an ultra-economical price. Perfect for beginning...

    $229.99
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    Dean Edge 09 5-String Bass Dean Edge 09 5-String Bass
    Dean Edge 09 5-String Bass

    The basswood body is contoured for playing comfort while the 35"-scale maple neck is profiled for fast, easy...

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    Fender American Professional Jazz Bass V Maple Fingerboard Fender American Professional Jazz Bass V Maple Fingerboard
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    Lakland Skyline 55-02 5-String Bass Lakland Skyline 55-02 5-String Bass
    Lakland Skyline 55-02 5-String Bass

    Cutting-edge electronics and peerless craftsmanship.

    $1,424.00
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    Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker Pickups
    Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5-String Bass with 2 Humbucker...

    Same great basswood body and dual humbuckers as the 4-string Bongo with the added range of a low B.

    $1,899.00
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    Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. Ray5 Electric Bass Guitar Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. Ray5 Electric Bass Guitar
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    Ibanez SR755 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez SR755 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $899.99
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    Ibanez SR805 5-String Electric Bass Ibanez SR805 5-String Electric Bass
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    Ibanez K5 Fieldy Signature 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez K5 Fieldy Signature 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    Ibanez K5 Fieldy Signature 5-String Electric Bass Guitar

    A lightweight bass with seriously heavy tone developed with Korn's bassist.

    $899.99
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Plugging in a five string electric bass invites energy into a room that will remind you just how low you can go. The extended range, while only one added string, offers an original tone that you can easily incorporate into your band's signature sound. It goes without saying that you'll stand out from the sea of four stringed bassists when you're playing one of these instruments. The modern five stringed bass is a prime example of how an artist can not only shape music, but the instruments themselves. Fender guitars, wanting to create a new niche, commissioned the first five stringed bass back in the mid-sixties and the rest is history. This new arrangement shaped a new age of music that echoed through to funk, metal and even gospel. Everyone was after this rich and hearty tone. Giving the gift of a higher register allowed musicians to experiment with incorporating more eclectic and unique bass lines into musical compositions. The extra chords and higher melodies that were now able to be used blended beautifully with guitar riffs and stand-out solos like never before. You can work smarter, not harder, when experimenting with a five string. The extra note gives you the leeway to create a new arrangement in a jam with little effort. Walking the bass line can sound heavy or light, depending on the genre. Prog rockers can weave a full strum or pop and tap into a particularly complicated guitar solo, while the funk artist can form a truly unique bass line that gets the crowd moving. Choosing hardwood, softwood or mix wood for a six string is all a matter of preference. Hardwoods give the bassist a crisp, hard sound that lends itself to plucking and slapping. The pop is undeniable when you tinker with a mahogany or hard maple body. Softwood ash or alder offer that smooth and mellow texture you might find in a slowed down R&B number. Blended woods can give you the best of both worlds if you are looking to experiment in a range of musical genres. The possibilities are truly endless. The sturdier the neck, the longer life you and your six string will have together. After all, extra strings equal extra pressure. Thankfully with modern technology, most five strings are equipped with double truss rods and a range of bolts meant to allow you to really rock out. These metal components, surrounded by a sturdy hardwood construction, allow you to slide up and down the fret board as fast or as slow as you need. When you tout yourself as a master of the five string bass, your services are going to be sought out. This instrument is not for the faint of heart. It brings the beat, the bass and the deep tones that can truly make or break a good song or jam. Adding rich bass lines is an ideal way to tie a song together making it truly memorable for the listener.


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