If you are looking for an affordable and versatile 5 string that's also really lightweight, this is it.
Welcome the Maruszczyk Elwood L5 model. The "L" in the name stands for "Light". At just 3'3 Kg, it sure is lightweight, but that's just the start
The light alder body, bolt on maple neck and maple board with 24 frets create the base for an instrument that you can use for hours and hours.
This bass has been created with the working/touring bassist in mind, and no comprimise has been made in terms of quality, sustain or versatility. Actually, the Bassculture J/MM pickup arrangement is able to offer an important number of great bass tones. The onboard active-passive circuit has Bass and Treble controls.
When you are in the market for a 5 string, you obviously pay attention to the low B, and we are happy to report that the 5th string here is loud and clear. The traditional 34" scale and well designed body and upper horn mean that the neck will lay on a very natural playing position, instead of forcing you to stretch your arm as some other designs do.
What's really interesting about Maruszczyk basses is that you get a bass with an excellent value for money (nobody is offering this quality for this price, honest) and you can also decide the specs of your personal bass, just like any other Custom Shop bass but with a really short build up time of just 8 weeks and an amazingly low price tag. There's no upcharge for the custom process (the final price of course depends on the specs themselves), and this also sets Maruszczyk basses apart from the rest.
The ordering method is simple and fast (again different to almost any other Custom Shop process): contact us and let us guide you through the different models, options and specs. We'll get back to you in 1-2 days with a price quote including shipping. Once we get your deposit (30%) we'll start the process and you will get your custom bass in 8-9 weeks.
We always have a number of excellent Maruszczyk basses in stock at all times at the shop for immediate shipping so if you don't want (or cannot) wait, just choose one of these and you'll get it in the next day or days (depending on where you are based). Our selection of in stock Maruszczyk basses is based on the most popular models with the specs we think are better suited for each one of these models.