It has been three decades since Megadeth’s acclaimed Rust in Peace took the music world by storm, with David Ellefson’s intricate bass skills and unparalleled playing style cementing the record as one of the finest thrash metal albums of all time.
Jackson proudly celebrates the anniversary of this landmark album with the X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX IV. Bearing Ellefson’s personal touches, this monster bass is packed with enormous Jackson sound and the hyper-fast playability required by the fleet-fingered musician.
Jackson David Ellefson 30th Anniversary CBX IV Bass Guitar Features
34” scale length
- Poplar body
- Through-body quartersawn maple neck with graphite reinforcement
and scarf joint
- 12”-16” compound radius laurel fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets and
pearloid sharkfin inlays
- EMG® P neck and EMG® J bridge pickups
- Three-position toggle switch, single volume control and two-band
EQ (bass and treble) controls
- Jackson® HiMass™ bridge
- Standard strap buttons and Jackson sealed die-cast tuners
- Available in Quicksilver with Jackson pointed 4-in-line black
headstock and black hardware
The poplar body features ergonomic contours that 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 through-body quartersawn maple neck features a scarf joint and graphite-reinforcement rods that protect against extreme environmental and climate changes. Built 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.
Earth-shaking EMG P and EMG J pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide plenty of girth and cut. Dial in your thunderous bass tone with a three-way toggle switch, single volume control and two-band EQ for boosting treble and bass. The Jackson HiMass 4-string bridge sharpens your notes’ attack for extra punch and clarity, granting enhanced sustain without significantly altering the bass’ fundamental tone.
A force to be reckoned with, the X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX IV displays Jackson’s distinctive style with an eye-catching Quicksilver finish, all-black hardware, including everything from the bridge to the Jackson sealed die-cast tuning machines, pearloid sharkfin neck inlays, and Jackson’s signature pointed 4-in-line black headstock with white “Radiation” logo and Ellefson’s signature embossed on the truss rod cover.
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