ESP LTD B-206SM 6-String Bass

(Spalted Maple)  Sku #513745000954000

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Get your kicks on a 6.

A spalted maple top and ash body combine for beauty and tone on the striking ESP B-206 6 string bass. ESP pickups at the neck and bridge with volume and balance controls are complemented by active 3-band EQ for maximum tone tweakability. 24 XJ frets and abalone dot inlays on a rosewood fingerboard. Maple-walnut neck has a 35" scale.

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  • Ash body with spalted maple top
  • Bolt-on maple-walnut neck
  • 35" scale
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Standard 54mm nut
  • 24 XJ frets
  • Abalone dot inlays
  • Black nickel hardware
  • ESP-LTD tuners
  • ESP DB-6 bridge
  • ESP SB-6 pickup set
  • Volume and balance controls
  • ESP ABQ3 3-band active EQ
  • Case sold separately
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ESPLTD B-206SM 6-String Bass

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Wonderful Instrument


from Rustburg, VA

Comments about ESP LTD B-206SM 6-String Bass:

ESP is a company that is known for manufacturing very, very good instruments made for metal music, and this one is a perfect example. I have played bass for about 2 1/2 years now, been in five bands ranging from praise and worship to deathcore and to say that the rhythm section of a band provides the groove is an understatement. I currently play in a praise and worship band and a melodic hardcore band, and it sounds beautiful in both! The pickups are strong, fat, and crisp, and the adjustments you can make on the EQ of this instrument make it versatile for any situation. Any choice of strings should work great on this; I use Ernie Ball 2838 Slinky Round Wound strings and they sound great, but it is all personal preference. The neck is skinnier than the average bass guitar neck and it is very smooth, making the time spent on this instrument very enjoyable. The color of this woodwork is a piece of great art, and overall it is just a gorgeous masterpiece.

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