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ESP Introduces LTD BB-4 Bass

ESP Guitars unveiled a host of new basses at NAMM this year, including the LTD BB-4. Available in Natural and Black finishes, the new model features neck-thru construction, a P/J pickup configuration, and active/passive electronics.

ESP LTD BB-4 Bass - Natural finish

ESP LTD BB-4 Bass - Black finish

The ESP LTD BB-4 is built with a 5-piece maple and walnut neck with an alder/swamp ash body. The rosewood fretboard holds 21 XJ frets. The pickups are Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounds, with a SJB-3 in the bridge position and a SPB-3 in the neck position. They’re matched with an ESP-designed 3-band EQ that sports a mid-frequency control and an active/passive switch.

Hardware on the bass includes Grover Tuners, a chrome bridge, a thumbrest, and a clear pickguard.

The ESP LTD BB-4 is in stock now with a street price of around $799. For more info, check out the ESP website.

ESP LTD BB-4 Bass Guitar Specs:

  • Construction: Neck-Thru-Body
  • Scale: 34˝
  • Body: Alder / Swamp Ash
  • Neck: 5-piece Maple/Walnut
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Nut Width: 38mm Standard
  • Neck Profile: Extra Thin U Neck Contour
  • Frets: 21 XJ Frets
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound SJB-3 (B) / SPB-3 (N)
  • Electronics: ESP Designed 3-Band Active EQ w/ Mid Frequency Control & Active/Passive Switch
  • Finish: Natural, Black