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ESP Adds to LTD B-Series Bass Guitars

In addition to their new LTD J-Series basses, ESP has introduced two new basses to their LTD B-Series: The B-50FM and B-55FM. The 4- and 5-string models share the qualities of their siblings, but are distinguished by their flamed maple tops.

ESP LTD B-Series 4-string Bass

Available in three different sunburst finishes, the flamed maple top covers the basswood body. The maple neck features a Thin U contour for speed, and has a Rosewood fingerboard with 24 XJ frets.

ESP LTD B-Series 5-string Bass

Electronics include an ESP LDJ pickup in the bridge position, an ESP LDP pickup in the neck position, and an ESP ATB-1 Active Tone Boost.

The ESP LTD B-50FM and B-55FM will be available this Summer/Fall. Pricing is not yet available, but ESP describes the basses as “affordable.” For more info, visit the ESP website.

ESP LTD B-Series Bass Specs:

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • 34” Scale
  • Basswood Body
  • Flamed Maple Top
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 38mm Standard Nut on B-50FM; 43mm Standard Nut on B-55FM
  • Thin U Neck Contour
  • 24 XJ Frets
  • Chrome Hardware
  • ESP Tuners
  • ESP DB-4 Bridge on B-50FM; ESP DB-5 Bridge on B-55FM
  • ESP LDJ (B) / LDP (N) p.u.
  • ESP ATB-1 Active Tone Boost
  • Finishes: DBSB (Dark Brown Sunburst), STBSB (See Thru Blue Sunburst), STRSB (See Thru Red Sunburst)