ESP E-II GB-5 String Bass, Black - Pre-owned - 2019 : secondhand, pre-owned For sale, UK, On offer Eu USA, Warwick, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Bass Direct


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ESP E-II GB-5 String Bass, Black - Pre-owned - 2019

£1099 + £12 UK shipping

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  3. An pre-owned bass in stunning condition with hard case - list price £1899

  1. Weight: 10lb 8oz/4.7kg

  2. Actual bass pictured, please click on images to enlarge

Stunning sounds

The ESP E-II Bass comes equipped with a set of Seymour Duncan SSB-5 Soapbar pickups, which deliver a strong sonic punch with great tonal properties suitable for a variety of playing styles. This pickup is designed for 5-string basses and drop tunings, offering the same articulation and low-end clarity shine found on 4-string basses but with an extended frequency range. Their moderate output provide subtle tonal qualities, adding an extra layer of depth and providing players with a beautifully organic feel.

This model also features a Seymour Duncan STC-3M3 Preamp, designed with a 3-band EQ for stacked bass/treble control and their proprietary slap switch located on the volume pot. Its bass, mids, and treble knobs provide the perfect level of control over the frequencies, while the balancer and volume controls let you find the bass’ sweet spot on any stage. Engaging the slap switch will deliver a specially voiced EQ contour, designed for the unique tones created from slap playing.

Sculpted for perfection

This bass is constructed from a solid ash body, which offers an enhanced low end with extra layers of depth. It delivers a classic rich, warm tone, featuring plenty of treble and bright characteristics to create an incredible amount of sustain. When combined with the maple neck and fingerboard infuses the ESP E-II with a strong midrange and a crisp, warm bass, making it ideal for a variety of playing styles.

The maple neck and fingerboard creates beautifully bright tones, with even harmonics and a powerful fundamental character. This tonewood is the perfect choice for producing clear and present notes, with its strong sustain and sharp bite adding extra detail to the top end while tightening up the low-end. Thanks to the bolt-on construction, the overall tone is enhanced with more treble and attack than traditional set-necks, offering plenty of articulation and upper fret access. The neck also features a thin-U profile, allowing players to easily reach across the entire fingerboard without losing any comfort.


  1. Product Code: 314953

Body and Bridge

  1. Material: Ash

  2. Construction: Bolt-On

  3. Finish: Black

  4. Bridge: Hipshot A Style

Neck and Fingerboard

  1. Neck Material: Maple

  2. Neck Shape: Thin "U"

  3. Scale Length: 34"

  4. Fingerboard Material: Maple

  5. Fingerboard Radius: 12"

  6. Frets: 21 Extra Jumbo

  7. Nut: Bone

  8. Nut Width: 46mm

Hardware and Electronics

  1. Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan SSB-5B

  2. Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan SSB-5N

  3. Controls: Volume (Push/Pull Slap Switch), Balance, Mids, Bass-Treble Stack

  4. Tuners: Gotoh

  5. Strap Buttons Schaller

  6. Hardware: Chrome

  7. Case: ESP Bass Form Fit Hardshell


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