Skip to main content
Play Video

Forte 5XL

We're sorry-this item is unavailable.
Contact our experts for a recommendation of great alternatives. Call us at 800-449-9128.


A high-performance bass that delivers powerful tone and comfortable playability.

Featuring the inviting contours and wide tonal range that Spector is known for, the Spector Forte 5XL electric bass delivers the high-performance experience world-class players depend on. With an ash body and a pair of Aguilar single-coil pickups for a vibrant tone, the Forte 5XL delivers a punchy, dynamic sound. The Swamp Ash body wings are paired with a Maple neck and 24 fret Pau Ferro fingerboard to provide excellent note definition and clarity. As for hardware, each Forte instrument features a lightweight locking bridge for long lasting intonation, high-precision tuners and Dunlop strap locks. Forte instruments provide rich, organic tones with plenty of growl on tap. Whether you're looking for comfortable, high-performance playability or outstanding tonality, the Forte 5XL is ready to exceed expectations.


  • Maple neck-through with C-shape profile
  • Pau Ferro fingerboard with 24 frets
  • Two Aguilar Super Single pickups
  • Solid Ash wings
  • Hardshell case included

Experience the high performance pro bassists depend on. Order the Forte 5XL today.


Forte 5XL Specifications:

  • Shape: C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 35"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck: Aguilar Single Coil
  • Bridge: Aguilar Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Blend, Push-pull passive tone, Stacked pot bass, Treble
  • Material: Pau Ferro
  • Radius: 16"
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Nut material/width: Brass/1.81"
  • Body Type: NS
  • Body wood: Solid Ash
  • Body finish: Matte
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Locking
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh GB70-E
  • Number of strings: 5 String
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Prop 65 Warning Icon
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Wood dust, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to
Shop with a Friend
Free Shipping
  • Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
  • Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Learn More
2-Year Free Warranty on Guitars

Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.

Contact Us for Details
We're Here for You

Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.

Contact Us
Proactive Advisor Support Chat