Jackson David Ellefson CBX IV - Quicksilver

4-string Electric Bass with Contoured Basswood Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Quicksilver
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David Ellefson CBX IV Signature!

Jackson designed and built the David Ellefson CBX IV Signature Series Bass to the Megadeth co-founder's exacting specifications. Contoured for extreme comfort, the instrument gives you effortless access to upper registers. Jackson's HiMass bridge delivers quick attack and robust sustain, while keeping intact your bass tone fundamental. The pickups, deployed in the neck and bridge positions, are active EMG HZ35 humbuckers; they serve up fat, punchy sound that cuts right through any mix. Sweetwater bassists dig the Jackson David Ellefson CBX IV. We think you will, too.

Jackson David Ellefson CBX IV Features:
  • Designed and built to the Megadeth co-founder's exacting specifications
  • Contoured for extreme comfort
  • Effortless access to upper registers
  • 2 EMG HZ35 humbucking pickups (neck and bridge position)
  • Jackson HiMass bridge delivers quick attack and robust sustain
Put pedal to the metal with the Jackson David Ellefson CBX IV!

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Tech Specs

Body Shape Concert
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 4
Color Quicksilver
Body Material Basswood
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape Speed neck
Radius Compound 12"-16"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid Sharkfin
Number of Frets 21, jumbo
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.625"
Nut Material Black Plastic
Bridge/Tailpiece Jackson HiMass bridge
Neck Pickup EMG HZ35N humbucker
Bridge Pickup EMG HZ35B humbucker
Manufacturer Part Number 2916641521

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Great bass!

Well first off, the fit and finish for an instrument in this price range if simply fantastic. These Indonesian made Jackson basses are very well put together. No paint flaws, top notch binding, quality hardware, great electronics and a very clean and well thought out control cavity. Playability is also very good. The neck is perhaps a little thicker than I expected, but it's very playable and easily navigated. The binding and the inlays look sweet and the frets are level and nicely crowned. It's got a tremendous amount of tonal options thanks to it's passive EMG pickups that are wired up to an EMG active preamp. You get the volume, balance, treble, mid and bass controls which pretty much covers everything you'll need. Power to the active circuit is provided by a 9 volt battery. Nice hardware all around including the Jackson bridge which looks very much like a Bad*** II bridge. Overall it would be pretty hard to find a better built, better sounding, playable instrument in this price range. Excellent in all departments.

Great bass with quality sound

I have had this bass for 2 years its more of a bright sound , but tweek the EQ and u have bottom doesnt have those dead spots on fret board . It also has great pick ups I was optimistic about the HZ passive EMGS . They sound great active EQ dials you in . Stays in tune well I use Ernie Ball Cobalt strings. You can slap pull if u want sounds good . Dont get me wrong more of a metal rock bass . Bass is great I have no complaints. 600 u dont have to replace pick ups already there . You cant get EMG pick ups and active pre amp for this price .
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