You just don’t expect to encounter the playability, tone, and features the EP5 offers in this price range. The Honduras mahogany body joins the graphite-reinforced maple/pao ferro neck/fingerboard at the 23rd fret without a heel, delivering rich harmonics and tone color. Equipped with EMG active EQ, a U.S. Masters split humbucker, Sperzel locking tuners, and a Graph Tech trem nut, this bass plays in tune and STAYS in tune.
The offset conical fingerboard plays easy with low action and a consistent, intuitive feel.
U.S. Masters EP5 5-String Electric Bass Left-Handed Features:
Graph Tech trem nut aids in tuning and maintaining pitch
A fully American-made, high performance bass with all the U.S. Masters features and great tone
Players claim U.S. Masters’ Ever-Tru neck improves technique and speed, is easier to play and reduces fatigue
The sound and feel of this bass is just plain exceptional. It has the construction, features and style of our EP Series basses, but at a very affordable price. The innovations and new technology in this bass make it the superior choice over all competitors.
You get a genuine mahogany body with a special hand-rubbed oil finish, a Rock maple neck and a pao ferro (Bolivian rosewood) fingerboard. The tone is expressive and the 3-band EMG active EQ provides a good range of versatility. This bass naturally has a well-balanced tone with a warm low-end and sweet, clear highs.