Anyone ever played an ESP F-204?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassmann, Jan 25, 2001.

  1. bassmann


    Mar 18, 2000
    I'm curious about the ESP F-204. Can anyone tell me
    something about it. How it plays, what it sounds like
    like, how heavy is it?
  2. muggsy

    muggsy Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2000
    Alexandria, VA
    My first bass was an ESP B-204. The body's a different shape that the F, but I think the active electronics, the neck and the hardware are the same. Mine was very solidly built, not real heavy (slightly lighter than my 97 P-bass), with a good smooth neck. I liked it fine, although I was an absolute beginner when I got it so I had nothing to compare it to. I've been playing an American Deluxe P for the past six months or so, and while it's certainly nicer than the ESP, the ESP compares very favorably for what it cost. I bought my Fender because I've always wanted one, but not because there was anything wrong with the ESP. I sold it to a friend of mine, and she's very happy with it.