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The LTD Thinline TL-4 and 5-string TL-5 basses are perfect for bass players looking for the best of both acoustic and electric worlds. They offer a chambered mahogany body with spruce top in Natural finish, paired to a comfortable three-piece thin U-shaped mahogany neck and roasted jatoba fingerboard using set-neck construction at 34” scale. High-quality components on the TL-4 and TL-5 include a Graphtech Nubone XB nut, Grover tuners, and an active Fishman SONICORE pickup and TL-3 preamp with onboard tuner. These pro-quality basses are ready for just about any musical style including pop, jazz, R&B, reggae and much more, and remain affordable enough for the needs of nearly any recording and touring musician.

Construction Set-Neck
Scale 34"
Body Mahogany
Top Spruce
Neck 3Pc Mahogany
Fingerboard Roasted Jatoba
Fingerboard Radius 400mm
Finish Natural
Nut Width 45mm
Nut Type Graphtech Nubone XB
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 22 J
Hardware Color Chrome
Strap Button Standard
Tuners Grover
Bridge Jatoba w/ Molded Saddle
Bridge PU Fishman SONICORE Pickup
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Fishman TL-3 Preamp w/ Onboard Tuner
Strings D'Addario PBB170-5 (.045/.065/.085/.100/.130)
Case Included N
LTD TL-5 Bass Review by Mike Pugh

LTD TL-5 Bass Review by Mike Pugh

Oregon-based professional bass player Mike Pugh created this in-depth video review for the LTD TL-5 bass, part of the LTD TL "Thinline" Series that includes both basses and guitars. Mike hits on all the main points of the...
Nathan J.

What kinda of gig bag would this fit?

Todd B. ESP

Hello, We do not offer a bag built specifically for this model. Our standard guitar and bass bags will not fit. The only bag that will fit is our wedge bass bag which accommodates larger shapes (it will be larger than the TL-5 shape). Here is a link:

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