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Jackson David Ellefson CBX V Electric Bass, 5-String

Made for mega-speed, David Ellefson's Jackson CBX V bass is compound-radiused for blazing finger work and includes a blend knob for easy tone dialing. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Jackson David Ellefson CBX V Satin Black
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Basswood body Big, warm midrange tones
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
EMG HZ40 pickups Raging tone with exceptional definition

Jackson David Ellefson CBX V Bass

Bearing his personal touches, the 5-string David Ellefson CBX V is a beast of a bass. Designed in conjunction with one of the founding fathers of thrash metal--highly acclaimed bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth.

Packed with enormous Jackson sound and the hyper-fast playability required by the fleet-fingered bassist, this instrument is a force to be reckoned with. Redesigned ergonomic contours provide the perfect platform for launching a musical assault-- the upper contour provides a comfortably stable anchor for pick or fingerstyle playing alike while the lower contour provides perfect balance when propped on a knee for monitor stands.

The Jackson HiMass 5-string bridge sharpens your notes' attack for extra punch and clarity, granting enhanced sustain without significantly altering the bass' fundamental tone. An earth-shaking pair of EMG HZ40 active humbucking pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide plenty of girth and cut as an active 3-band EQ bolsters their native power, shaping and refining it for maximum impact and versatility. The blend knob allows you to mix the pickups to your taste--add more neck pickup for a touch of warmth, or bring up the bridge pickup for more cut. Designed for highly technical lightspeed playing, the 12"-16" compound radius rosewood fingerboard flattens out as you move up the neck for increased playing comfort and speedy articulation.

This bass proudly displays Jackson's distinctive style; all-black hardware, including everything from the bridge to the Jackson die-cast sealed tuning machines, durable gloss finish, pearloid sharkfin neck inlays, single ply white neck binding and Jackson's signature pointed 5-In-Line headstock along with an engraved "Radiation" logo and Ellefson's signature embossed on the truss rod cover. Only one instrument is hardcore enough to keep pace with Ellefson's technically demanding requirements--the Jackson David Ellefson CBX V QS--and now it can be yours.

Features:

- Basswood body
- Maple neck
- Rosewood fingerboard
- EMG HZ40 Active Humbucking pickups
- Jackson High Mass bridge

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Jackson products.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 22 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2916646568
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-9690
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Overall: I took my time to write this review, as I wanted to spend enough time with the bass to be honest with my opinion. With that said, this is a fantastic bass! After opening the shipping box, my first impression was, that the pictures don't do it justice! I love the bevel cuts at the upper and lower horns, giving complete access to the bass and treble side frets. Plus they give the body a badass look! The EMGs are very powerful, just what I need to cut through two loud guitars in an original hard rock- thrash band. The first time I played my solo on this bass, I realized the neck is super fast! Well balanced, great tone, awesome looks,speedy neck. Whats not to love?
Style of Music: Original and cover classic, hard rock, red dirt, and now thrash originals.
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