Signature David Ellefson Models


Bassist David Ellefson has reigned as a titan of thrash bass, garnering worldwide acclaim as a co-founding member of “Big Four” thrash innovator Megadeth and widely known for his fleet-fingered, hard-hitting style and versatility. Simply put, nobody shreds a bass like Ellefson, and Jackson is proud to have his name on several formidable bass models.


USA Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass IV and V


Alder body with black binding, through-body quartersawn maple neck with white binding and scarf joint, 12"-16" compound radius ebony fingerboard, outlined sharkfin inlays, 21 jumbo frets, EMG humbucking neck (35CS) and bridge (35DC) pickups, five black domed control knobs (volume control, three-band EQ, blend), Jackson high mass bridge and Hipshot® open-gear locking tuners. Comes with hardshell case.


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X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass CBX IV and V


Basswood body, bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with unique profile, 12”-16” compound radius rosewood fingerboard with sharkfin inlays and 21 jumbo frets, bound black headstock, EMG humbucking neck (HZ40N) and bridge (HZ40B) pickups, five domed control knobs (volume control, three-band EQ, blend), high mass bridge and David Ellefson silver “Fallout” logo on truss rod cover.


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“When I saw my first Jackson hanging on the wall of a music store back in the late 1980s, I thought ‘I want to play that instrument.’ I feel that same way now when I walk into the studio and on to the stage and I see my instruments lined up.”


- David Ellefson



X Series Signature David Ellefson Kelly Bird Bass IV and V


Basswood body, bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with unique profile, 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard with block inlays and 21 jumbo frets, bound black headstock, EMG humbucking neck (HZ40N) and bridge (HZ40B) pickups, five domed control knobs (volume control, three-band EQ, blend), high mass bridge and David Ellefson silver “Fallout” logo on truss rod cover.


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