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GWB205 5-String Fretless Bass - Tequila Sunrise Flat

Ibanez and world-renowned jazz fusion bassist Gary Willis present the Ibanez GWB205. The Gary Willis Signature model was first introduced in 1999. Now, 20 years later, this latest incarnation comes as a result of years of improvements and tweaking. The GWB205 is a 5-string fretless bass that is sure to please any who play it. Featuring Gary's signature specs such as a fretless ebony fingerboard with fret-line markers, a detachable finger ramp dubbed the Willis Ramp, and custom Bartolini electronics, the GWB205 is a jazz fusion bassists dream come true.


    • neck type  GWB 3pc Maple neck
    • top/back/body  Ash body
    • fretboard  Ebony fretboard Off-set white dot inlay
    • fret  Fretless
    • bridge  Standard bridge
    • string space  16.5mm
    • bridge pickup  Bartolini® GWB bridge pickupPassive
    • equalizer  Bartolini® NTBT 2-band EQ
    • factory tuning  1G,2D,3A,4E,5B
    • strings  D'Addario® EXP165-5
    • string gauge  .045/.065/.085/.105/.135
    • nut  Plastic
    • hardware colour  Black

    Neck Dimensions

    • Scale : 864mm/34"
    • a : Width 45mm at NUT
    • b : Width 68mm at 24F
    • c : Thickness 19mm at 1F
    • d : Thickness 21mm at 12F
    • Radius : 305mmR


    Ebony Fretboard

    Ebony fretboard

    Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.

    Finger Ramp

    Finger Ramp

    The detachable finger ramp, designed by Gary Willis, encourages players to not "dig in too deep" and allows a more consistent attack with quick recovery time.

    Bartolini GWB PU & NTBT EQ

    Bartolini® GWB PU & NTBT EQ

    Curved Bartolini® pickup provides separate coils for precise string balance.

    Machine head

    Machine head

    Gary's special shaped machinehead.