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what do u guys think of the new ESP LTD C304?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by matt_chew, Oct 19, 2001.

  1. I wuz jus curious if anyone has tryed this bass.
  2. A friend has one. It's extremely versatile with the two EMG-HZ soapbars and the 3-band EQ, but the tone is kinda lifeless. It gets a decent modern slap tone, a decent modern finger tone, and a decent pick tone, but nothing to write home about. It feels like some heavy compression is going on in there; the midrange has no balls.

    You could probably do better for the money. A Carvin LB70 at the same price won't have the fancy cosmetics (although Carvin certainly offers those), but will have better pickups and electronics--and that's saying a lot.
  3. yeah i wuz thinkin about a carvin
  4. uglybassplayer


    Aug 24, 2001
    New Jersey
    The October issue of Bass Player did a favorable review on the C-305. They seemed pretty impressed, but did mention that while it has a "modern hi-fi" look & feel, the tone is more "Rock" than anything else.

    - Frank

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