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ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar Black 

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Overview

  • Split-coil and single-coil ESP pickups
  • Agathis body
  • Maple neck
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $313.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $94.00
  • Your Price:
    $21900

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      Very affordable and very good.

      Basic and without frills, the ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar packs 2 ESP pickups (a split-coil and single-coil) for a range of gutsy tone. Extra-jumbo frets make it easy to play. Agathis body. Maple neck with rosewood fretboard. 2 volume and one tone control.

      Case sold separately.

      Features

      • Split-coil and single-coil ESP pickups
      • Agathis body
      • Maple neck
      • Rosewood fingerboard
      • 34" scale
      • Extra jumbo frets
      • Black hardware
      • Volume/volume/tone controls
      • Case sold separately

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      ESPLTD B-50 Bass Guitar
       
      4.6

      (based on 32 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (21)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (8)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Fun to play (4)
      • Good feel (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming (4)
        • Practicing (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Ashmazing Bass

        My friend gave me this bass. He said he got it out of a pawn shop some years ago so who knows what all it's been threw. I imagine it hasn't been played a...Read complete review

        My friend gave me this bass. He said he got it out of a pawn shop some years ago so who knows what all it's been threw. I imagine it hasn't been played a lot, mainly just set around collecting dust. Well I never gave it much notice, but I just started selling off my bass collection and this bass (being a sentimental gift) is the one bass I can't sell. The tuners are smooth and well built; the bridge is also excellent. it?s all high quality. The neck is amazing-right now mine has a big bow in it but still plays awesome; easily fixable. Frets are bigger then I'm use to (because I'm use to tiny frets) but after I got use to them, they are the perfect size. The fret work is really well done on this thing. I was actually shocked to see it was a beginner bass when I looked it up. Mine has to be at least 10 years old (after looking on their website and such)-but I imagine they've just become better over time. I am going to go get the neck bow fixed and throw some new strings on it and put EMGs in it. At very least this will be my backup bass for all time; if it turns out well, it might be my main bass (until someone builds me a signature hahaha).So, I would highly recommend this bass. The six bolt-on neck, btw, is amazing. I almost like that better then a neck through. Oh, and about the pickups; they are great for a starter bass. I didn't have any problems with them. I've played with 2 soapbar pickups on my Spector-and some P's on my main bass. I LOVE PJ now-really comfortable for me. And the 24 frets is an added bonus. Once again, I would highly recommend this bass (not just for starters).

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        Best Bang for your Buck!

        This Bass is perfect for my needs. It plays well and sounds great. The only complaint I have is when I read the description it said that it has black hardware. I received...Read complete review

        This Bass is perfect for my needs. It plays well and sounds great. The only complaint I have is when I read the description it said that it has black hardware. I received a newer B-50 than what the picture showed. With a different shaped headstock and chrome hardware.

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        5.0

        So good for the price!

        By Sean S.

        from Everywhere

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • No Fret Buzz

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

        This bass guitar is worth way more than two hundred in my opinion. A common problem with bass guitars is fret buzz. This guitar has zero fret buzz playing open and very minimal when holding down a string. This guitar has a very nice feel and weight. In my opinion it is very light for the size. For those who play Rocksmith, yes this does work with it. I bought a Dean Edge 10 a month ago and had to send it back because it didn't work with Rocksmith for some unknown reason. This bass is definitely worth the price.

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Aw man I love this thing!!

        By Rain.Heart

        from San Jose, CA

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone

        Cons

        • Fret Buzz

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

        I love this thing! I've had it for a couple months, and I'm pretty happy with it. It's got a little fret buzz, but that's not really a big deal.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Best Bang for your Buck!

        By WarMetalElitest

        from Florida

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          It plays well and sounds great! However the picture and description did not match the bass I received. I was promised black hardware and got chrome hardware with a different shaped headstock. Their picture was of an older model B-50 and I got a newer model.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Best Bang for your Buck!

          By WarMetalElitest

          from Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel

          Cons

          • Wrong picture

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          This Bass is perfect for my needs. It plays well and sounds great. The only complaint I have is when I read the description it said that it has black hardware. I received a newer B-50 than what the picture showed. With a different shaped headstock and chrome hardware.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Great Item for price

          By AA1PR

          from Vermont Mountains

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          a nice metallic souond to the bass, that one can tweak with the controls for the most part
          solid construction, quality construction, I wanted a Peavey millinenum XPB bass & settled for this one locally
          My only issue is the manner that the neck is attched to the body, other better than expoected
          Years ago a guitar like this would have cost hundreds of $$ more

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great Bass for the money

          By Steve Gullotti

          from Chesterfield, Virginia

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          My back up bass (Primary is a Fender Jazz Deluxe). Plays and shows well.
          24 fret board plays nice. Wish there was one volume knob for easy turn down.
          Bass is balanced, bridge and fretboard are well made. Very comfortable bass.
          Plays like a twice the price bass. Great Sound!

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A Metalheads View

          By Burton'94

          from Connecticut

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          As a beginner Bassist I have no complaints, I've been playing this thing since this past November and it's been 6 months now and I'm still jamming hard. I'm primarily a metal bassist with some classic rock on the side but this bass will give you any sound you put it through, weather it be Metallica or Tom Petty ESP has once again outdone itself. My main influences are Cliff Burton (RIP), Tim Commerford, David Ellefson and Rex Brown. The B-50 bass delivers all the punch you need with a smooth 4-string feel and a decent weight. It can handle any and all forms of Metal, Rock ,Blues, etc. Overall this is some of the best two hundred dollars I've ever invested!

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Suprised? you bet!

          By Joe Flair

          from Williamsport, PA

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          I bought one of these for my wife to learn, the price was good, and it didn't feel too bad when I played it at the local music store. She plunks around on it now and then, and not too long ago I noticed a bow in the neck and fixed it with the truss rod, and just the other day out of sheer curiosity I took it down when we had band practice. Wow, this bass has a great tone when run through my rig, I'm very impressed with it, the neck is also very slim and quick to play on which is another huge plus for me! So, now I'm bugging my wife to let me use it for our next gig, at least as a backup haha!

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Sweet!

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          I had this bass for about 3 years and it was pretty good. But last month a bought a Sansamp Tech 21 and this bass and that pedal freaking conceived a awesome tone. I have 2 other basses (Schecter Damien-5 and Ibanez SR300)and this is still my #1 Bass

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          5.0

          Worth much more than the price!

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about ESP LTD B-50 Bass Guitar:

          This guitar is worth so much more than what I paid. It is an awesome bass for every reason. When I purchased it I was expecting just a cheap bass that I could beat on, but I was pleasantly surprised by the overall awesomeness and quality of the bass!!

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