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    Jackson David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird V Electric Bass Jackson David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird V Electric Bass
    $549.99
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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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    Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $2,149.00
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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
    $319.99
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    Ibanez SR405EQM Quilted Maple 5 String Bass Ibanez SR405EQM Quilted Maple 5 String Bass
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    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Electric...

    Puts powerful performance right at your fingertips.

    $479.00
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    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Bass Guitar
    Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-5 5-String Bass...

    The Schecter Omen Extreme-5 5-string bass guitar blends fantastic warm tone and jaw-dropping looks.

    $489.00
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    Ibanez SR805 5-String Electric Bass Ibanez SR805 5-String Electric Bass
    $899.99
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    Ibanez SR755 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez SR755 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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    Steinberger Spirit XT-25 5-String Standard Bass Steinberger Spirit XT-25 5-String Standard Bass
    Steinberger Spirit XT-25 5-String Standard Bass

    A 5-string bass featuring the same distinctive body-shape as the award-winning Steinberger XL Series and...

    $449.00
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    $783.00
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    Spector Legend Classic 5-String Bass Spector Legend Classic 5-String Bass
    Spector Legend Classic 5-String Bass

    A deluxe bass that's surprisingly affordable.

    $799.99
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    Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Sterling by Music Man RAY35CA 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $799.99
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    $1,143.00
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    $639.99
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    Ibanez Premium ATK815E 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez Premium ATK815E 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $799.99
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    Warwick RockBass Corvette $$ 5-String Electric Bass Warwick RockBass Corvette $$ 5-String Electric Bass
    Warwick RockBass Corvette $$ 5-String Electric Bass

    Warwick's Corvette $$ 5-String Electric Bass Guitar features a bolt-on neck, Chinese Ash body, Maple neck with...

    $849.99
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    G&L Tribute M2500 5-String Electric Bass G&L Tribute M2500 5-String Electric Bass
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    Ibanez SR655 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez SR655 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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    Schecter Guitar Research Riot-5 Session  5 String Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Riot-5 Session  5 String Electric Bass Guitar
    $669.00
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    Ibanez GSR205 5-String Bass Ibanez GSR205 5-String Bass
    Ibanez GSR205 5-String Bass

    More and more players are passing up the lifeless looks and tired tones of "beginner basses" and going to GSR...

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    Ibanez GSR205 5-String Electric Bass Ibanez GSR205 5-String Electric Bass
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    Fender Standard 5-String Jazz Bass Guitar Fender Standard 5-String Jazz Bass Guitar
    $699.99
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    Ibanez GWB35 Gary Willis Signature Fretless 5-String Bass Ibanez GWB35 Gary Willis Signature Fretless 5-String Bass
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    Ibanez GSR Mikro 5-String Bass Guitar Ibanez GSR Mikro 5-String Bass Guitar
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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...

    $159.99
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  4. Schecter Guitar Research C-5 Custom 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research C-5 Custom 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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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.

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    Schecter Guitar Research OMEN-5 Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research OMEN-5 Electric Bass Guitar
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    Ibanez SR405EBCW 5-String Electric Bass Ibanez SR405EBCW 5-String Electric Bass
    $499.99
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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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    Jackson Dave Ellefson Signature CBXV 5-String X Series Electric Bass Guitar Jackson Dave Ellefson Signature CBXV 5-String X Series Electric Bass Guitar
    $529.99
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    Ibanez GSR205B 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez GSR205B 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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    Ibanez SR375E 5-String Electric Bass Ibanez SR375E 5-String Electric Bass
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    Ibanez Gio GSR105EX 5-String Bass Guitar Ibanez Gio GSR105EX 5-String Bass Guitar
    Ibanez Gio GSR105EX 5-String Bass Guitar

    The Gio GSR105EX from Ibanez is a no-frills 5-string bass with a basswood body, 1-piece maple neck, and a PPD5...

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    Ibanez GSR205SM 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Ibanez GSR205SM 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
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    Squier Deluxe Dimension Bass V Maple Fingerboard Five-String Electric Bass Guitar Squier Deluxe Dimension Bass V Maple Fingerboard Five-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $379.99
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    ESP LTD B-55 5-String Bass Guitar ESP LTD B-55 5-String Bass Guitar
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    Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V Okume Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Bass Guitar Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V Okume Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Bass Guitar
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    Tobias Toby Deluxe-V Bass Tobias Toby Deluxe-V Bass
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    Schecter Guitar Research Damien Platinum 5 Electric Bass Guitar Schecter Guitar Research Damien Platinum 5 Electric Bass Guitar
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    ESP LTD F-105 5-String Bass Guitar ESP LTD F-105 5-String Bass Guitar
    $429.00
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    Dean Edge 5-String EMG Electric Bass Guitar Dean Edge 5-String EMG Electric Bass Guitar
    $349.00
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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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