FT: Elrick NJS 5 Custom

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by grooveguru, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Here is a one off custom handmade Elrick NJS 5 in excellent condition. The specs are:

    Wenge neck and Macassar Ebony Fretboard

    Black Limba body with a Figured Walnut top

    Bartolini pickup with Aguilar OBP-3 preamp (In the sweetspot)

    Controls are Vol, Treble, Mid, Bass

    Active/Passive Switch & 2 way Mid Select Switch

    Black Hardware

    Protec Semi Hard Case

    Super lightweight!!!


    The bass is one of the nicest playing and best sounding basses I've owned. I don't believe that this bass with these options is even offered at the Elrick site. But that evil GAS is creeping in so I thought I see what's available from the fine folks at TB.

    I'd only be interested in the following:

    Sadowsky Metro 5

    Roscoe 5

    Mike Lull P or J 5

    USA Lakland 5

    Warwick Streamer Stage II 5

    Or another Elrick 5 SC or figured top model

    Let me know what you got!
  2. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    wow , my favorite elrick is available again.

    5's only eh ? darn
  3. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    I got pics to e-mail as the link above comes and goes! Here's a taste

    Attached Files:

  4. gruuv


    Jan 23, 2004
    That board looks like Macassar ebony. . . are you sure it's wenge? Also, how is the OBP-3 set up with the 4 knob layout -- vol, bass, mid, treble? Is that an active/passive switch and mid selector? Any push/pull passive tone knob?
  5. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Thanks Gruv for reminding me of some things I missed. I've lhad lots of offers to buy outright or to hook me up with a deal for the bass plus added cash from me. I don't want to sell it and will only consider a straight trade for one of basses mentioned.

  6. 5bassman

    5bassman Supporting Member

    May 4, 2005
    PM sent about Lull P5!

    Send me some more pics too please.
  7. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    that sure is my favorite elrick!!
  8. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Several Offers. I'll PM or e-mail back tom orrow as gig time approaches! :bassist:
  9. dooft11

    dooft11 Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    i wish that is a fretless....
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I had this bass before.. It's HAWT!!!
  11. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Mark I agree this bass is HAWT! I may just hang on to it if the right bass doesn't show up soon. I'll regret letting this one go but I've got that old "GAS Monkey" on my back once again! :crying:
  12. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Did I mention that this bass is Light!
  13. mrphattay

    mrphattay Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2005
  14. You're not willing to sell it. I've loved this bass for months - wish I could have bought it when Mark was selling it. Just stunning.
  15. I remember when this one came up for sale the last 2 times. Beautiful bass :cool:
  16. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Can't sell outright at this is my main gigging bass and the only 5 string I have at present. Although that said I guess it wouldn't hurt to have cash offers e-mailed to me at:


    Who knows... if someone mentions the "magic" number and has the cash to do a quick turn around I could be tempted ;)
  17. And then you can buy my Lull P5... :D
  18. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Or we could just trade ;)