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ESP LTD B-205SM 2019 - Present - Natural Satin

ESP LTD B-205SM 2019 - Present - Natural Satin

Regular price $399.00 USD
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 The ESP LTD B-205SM in Natural Satin is a five-string bass guitar that perfectly balances aesthetic appeal, superior playability, and powerful tonal versatility. Designed for bassists who demand a wide range of sounds and a striking appearance, this instrument is ideal for everything from studio recording to live performances. This guitar normally comes with roundwound strings, but this one has been setup with D'Addario ECB-81 flatwound strings. 

Key Features:

  • Striking Natural Satin Finish: The Natural Satin finish showcases the beautiful spalted maple top, providing a unique and eye-catching look that is sure to stand out on any stage. This elegant finish highlights the natural grain patterns of the wood, making each instrument one-of-a-kind.

  • Versatile Electronics: Equipped with ESP Designed SB-5 pickups and an active ABQ-3 3-band EQ, the B-205SM offers a wide tonal palette, allowing you to dial in the perfect sound for any genre or playing style. From deep, punchy lows to articulate highs, this bass delivers a full spectrum of tones.

  • Comfortable Playability: The five-piece maple/jatoba neck with an extra-thin “U” shape and the roasted jatoba fingerboard ensure a smooth and comfortable playing experience. The 34” scale length provides a familiar feel while accommodating a variety of playing techniques.

  • Solid Construction: The ash body not only adds to the visual appeal but also contributes to the bass's balanced tone, offering both warmth and clarity. The sturdy construction ensures that this instrument will withstand the rigors of frequent gigging and touring.

  • High-Quality Hardware: The B-205SM features a robust LTD BB-605 bridge, providing excellent tuning stability and sustain. The black nickel hardware adds a touch of modern elegance, complementing the bass’s natural aesthetics.


  • Body: Ash with Spalted Maple Top
  • Finish: Natural Satin
  • Neck: 5-Piece Maple/Jatoba, Extra Thin "U" Shape
  • Fingerboard: Roasted Jatoba, 15.75" Radius
  • Frets: 24, Extra Jumbo
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Nut Width: 1.77" (45 mm)
  • Pickups: ESP Designed SB-5N (Neck), ESP Designed SB-5B (Bridge)
  • Electronics: Active ABQ-3 3-Band EQ
  • Controls: Volume, Balance, Treble, Mid, Bass
  • Bridge: LTD BB-605
  • Hardware: Black Nickel
  • Tuners: LTD Tuners

Why Choose the ESP LTD B-205SM?

Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring bassist, the ESP LTD B-205SM in Natural Satin offers the perfect blend of style, sound, and performance. Its unique appearance, combined with versatile electronics and high-quality construction, makes it a reliable and inspiring instrument for any musical setting.

This guitar was refurbished by MIRC (which is why the serial number is reassigned). It is stamped "used" to prevent warranty claims. About the only thing of note is that you can see sometimes on the natural finish where multiple pieces of wood for the body were glued together .  This guitar is overall in excellent condition -- it's been setup with flatwound strings and sounds plays great. Weight comes in at around 8lbs 12 oz. 

Take your playing to new heights with the ESP LTD B-205SM – where exceptional craftsmanship meets unparalleled versatility. Explore new sonic territories and express your musicality with an instrument that looks as good as it sounds.

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