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Gibson Thunderbird Bass – Ebony

Here’s the Gibson Thunderbird Bass – Ebony. This electric bass guitar has the classic reverse body and headstock design Gibson originally introduced in 1963 on their first neck-through-body bass design. The traditional 9-ply mahogany/walnut neck-through body construction provides a thundering low-end response and a piano like sustain. The narrow nut width and rounded neck profile neck feel both fast and intuitive. The Thunderbird’s high-output, ceramic magnet loaded humbucking pickups (neck and bridge) deliver the sonic and iconic low-end voice for which the Thunderbird is known.

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Gibson Thunderbird Bass - Ebony


  • Body material: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • 9-ply mahogany/walnut neck
  • Rounded neck profile
  • 1.5″ nut width
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • 34″ scale length
  • 20 frets
  • Graph Tech nut
  • Acrylic dot inlays
  • 3-point adjustable bridge
  • Black tophats with silver inserts
  • Grover bass key tuners
  • Chrome-plating
  • Neck pickup: Rhythm T-Bird
  • Bridge pickup: Lead T-Bird
  • Controls: 2 volume,1 master tone

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Gibson Thunderbird Bass – Ebony