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ESP LTD AX-104 Bass

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The ESP AX-104 bass not only looks wicked, its 34" scale and ESP-designed SB-4 pickups lend themselves especially well to an aggressive sound. Featur...Click To Read More About This Product

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A bold and aggressive bass built to shred at an incredible price.

The ESP AX-104 bass not only looks wicked, its 34" scale and ESP-designed SB-4 pickups lend themselves especially well to an aggressive sound. Features a boldly sculpted agathis body, bolt-on maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, dot fretboard inlays with the model name at 12th fret, 24 extra-jumbo frets, and black nickel hardware.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
Neck
  • Shape: U
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Finish: Info not available
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck: ESP-designed SB-4N
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: ESP-designed SB-4B
  • Brand: ESP
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: ABQ-2 2-band EQ
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 15.75 in. (400 mm)
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Plastic
  • Nut width: 1.575 in. (40 mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Agathis
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Info not available
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, balance, 2-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: Not appicable
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: Not applicable
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-geared
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: Info not available

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ESPLTD AX-104 Bass
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing... Everything!

By Kyle Stone

from Undisclosed

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Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

This bass is great, it stays in tune, the neck is fast and smooth, the tone controls let you alter the sound quite a bit, the blend knob is good to get the pickup you want, or both. It arrived with the action alrady set, so that's a plus.

Only downfall is that it won't fit in a regular case or gig bag, so I had to get the coffin case.
The tone knobs are great, they have like click feature to tell you when they are in the middle, also with the blond knob. Great feature.
The quality seems very good, it is a build well, and very solid. The tuners stay in tune, the thing even came with the action set perfectly.
I couldn't really ask for much more considering the price, it's active which is good, had great tuners so.

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great sound worth the price

By bass007

from lake george NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • It Has A Very Strong Neck
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • A Bit Heavy

Best Uses

  • Great Bottom End
  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Small Venues

Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

i would have comfortably paid more and been happy. Full scale neck and easy to drop action for smooth fingering.. Its a bit heavy, but for recording and jamming it really sounds great.

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Funk Man Mike

By Funk Man Mike

from Aurora IL

Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

I traded my Yamaha BB415 bass and purchased the ESP LTD AX-104 Bass about a week ago. I run it through a ZOOM bass pedal and it's powered by a Beringer 450 watt bass amp with a 2/10 and a 1/15 speaker cabs. The neck is very playable and the action is pretty fast. I play rock and funk and during practice, it makes for a great rock/pop bass. But when I want to play it funky, I have to switch to my Yamaha BB1600. The ESP LTD AX-104 Bass produces a weaker sound without much bottom for funk, and that's with or without the pedal. I still think it's a good bass and I love the look.

(7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Bass for a great price!

By GodOfThunder101

from Texas

Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

All in all a great bass, pickups sound pretty good for what they are. I'd reccommend upgrading them however it sound great. At this price you can thrash it and still not feel too bad!

(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This is my first bass. Its great

By redsynth

from Euroland and NY

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

      I think the reviewer that did not like this guitar was talking about a different axe. The AX-104 has a basswood body, which is considered to have good tonal qualities for any type of electric guitar. Bottom line - great bass for the price.

       
      4.0

      Top heavy, sounds great

      By DDMD

      from Orange County Ca

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      Verified Buyer

      Comments about ESP LTD AX-104 Bass:

      Had to move the strap buttons
      to keep the bass from doing a
      nosedive every time I removed
      my hand. The bass is also bigger
      than I expected. Sounds great. Good
      bass for a good price.

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