Jackson X Ellefson CBX V Concorde Electric Bass, 5-String (with Laurel Fingerboard)

Fast-playing and articulate, the Jackson X Ellefson CBX V Concorde 5-string bass has a bold tone that you can shape with its active EQ and pickup blend knob.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Poplar body Lightweight hardwood known for bouncy tone
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
EMG HZ pickups Thunderous low end and snappy high end

Designed in conjunction with one of the founding fathers of thrash metal -- highly acclaimed bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth -- the Jackson X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass CBX V is a beast of a bass. Bearing his personal touches, packed with enormous Jackson sound and the hyper-fast playability required by the fleet-fingered bassist, this five-string 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. Designed for highly technical lightspeed playing, the 12-16" compound radius laurel fingerboard flattens out as you move up the neck for increased playing comfort and speedy articulation.

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. 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.

Available in Quicksilver or Satin Black, this low-end leviathan bass read more proudly displays Jackson's distinctive style; all-black hardware, including everything from the bridge to the Jackson sealed die-cast 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 a silver "Fallout" logo and Ellefson's signature embossed on the truss rod cover.
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- Series: Artist Signature
- Body Shape: Concert Bass
- Body Wood: Poplar
- Body Finish:: Satin
- Headstock: Jackson Pointed 5-In-Line
- Neck: 1-Piece Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Nut Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
- Fingerboard: Laurel
- Frets: 21, Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Sharkfin
- Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
- Bridge: Jackson HiMass
- Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
- Strings: NPS, .045-.130 Gauges
- Pickup Configuration: HH
- Bridge Pickup: EMG HZ40B
- Neck Pickup: EMG HZ40N
- Controls: Volume, Blend and Active Three-Band EQ (Bass, Middle, Treble)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Satin Black
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 21 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2916949568

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-9690

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