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The Thunderbird IV was first introduced in 1963 and instantly became one of rock's most recognizable bass guitar designs. For almost five decades, th...Click To Read More About This Product

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A rock classic featuring Gibson TB-Plus humbuckers with ceramic magnets

The Thunderbird IV was first introduced in 1963 and instantly became one of rock's most recognizable bass guitar designs. For almost five decades, the Thunderbird has powered artists as varied as Nikki Sixx, The Who, Kings of Leon, Cheap Trick, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steely Dan and The Silversun Pickups. Turn on your radio and you'll hear a Thunderbird bass. Now, Epiphone takes all the vintage mojo of the original Thunderbird IV and sends it flying into the future with Gibson TB Plus humbuckers with ceramic magnets and all the 'Bird's original styling and features intact.

The Thunderbird IV was one of the most radical designs to come out of the Gibson and Epiphone Kalamazoo factory in the early '60s, thanks to legendary automotive designer Ray Dietrich, who was asked to put a new twist on solidbody guitars and basses. The sound of the Thunderbird IV was as cutting edge as its design and now the Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO returns with all of Epiphone's first-class quality and a lifetime guarantee, but without the hassles of owning (or hiding) a vintage instrument. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
Gibson TB Plus humbuckers
Historic 60's era Thunderbird profile
Mahogany body wings
7-ply Mahogany/walnut neck
Through-neck neck joint
Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays
20-Medium jumbo, nickel/silver alloy frets
Classic style 3-point adjustable Flush-Mount, fully adjustable bridge
Neck volume, Bridge volume and Master tone controls
Black die-cast tuners with 17:1 ratio
Black hardware
Black TopHats control knobs with chrome metal inserts
Optional hard case with black vinyl exterior, gray plush interior and chrome hardware
Case sold separately

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SPECIFICATIONS
Scale Length: 34"
Nut Width: 1.50"
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
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EpiphoneThunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good pick up (18)
  • Good tone (18)
  • Good feel (16)
  • Fun to play (15)
  • Solid electronics (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (13)
  • Practicing (12)
  • Recording (12)
  • Rock concerts (11)
  • Small venues (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (6), Novice (3)

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(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A Triumph !

By Brutsy

from Ontario, Canada.

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • Great Pickups
  • Nice Growl
  • Reasonable Price
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Position Markers On Neck

Best Uses

  • Playing Bass Of Course

Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

Factory setup leaves a bit to be desired but adjustment is always a personal item. Well balanced (i.e. no often mentioned neck dive issues). My main bass since 1978 is a RIC 4001 and I still love it best but this Epiphone has been a delightful surprise for playing. Buy a case specifically for it because nothing "standard" will fit. Larger neck position markers would help but then I am used to and comparing to the RIC. Neck through constrution & USA made pickups make it an above average homage to the Gibson and a great price for a second bass or a first "pro" instrument. And gosh darn it...even if you don't play very well you will, at the very least, look good playing it! ;)

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Almost too good to be true!

By T-Rev

from Pa

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • 13 The Price Of Gibson
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    I know that this thing seemed a bit like it was never going to come out, but after months of waiting, it showed up at my door yesterday! I have owned many thunderbird basses including 3 Gibson's and 2 Epiphone's over the years. Let me just say that Epi absolutely nailed it this time. I'm not sure if they are trying to squash their daddy Gibson but I definitely see this thing taking over the T bird game. It is basically a carbon copy of a Gibson with USA pickups, but made in Indonesia and has a poly finish.. I played it at a gig last night and it absolutely killed it! Sure, it's an epiphone and its not super expensive, but this thing is worth so much more than what you pay for it. I am a professional and this thing can absolutely hang with the big guns. Only thing that I'm not the biggest fan is the finish, you can just tell many of these are being made at once. But overall this is one the greatest basses in this price range. Just buy it if you're on the fence! You won't be disappointed.

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    An amazing bass for the money!

    By exiii

    from SLC UT

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Beautiful
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Tuner Alignment

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    When I purchased this bass, I was looking at getting a Gibson at 3 times the price. I saw this one in Arctic White though and scrapped that plan entirely. Visually, this bass blew them all away.

    Though, I've never owned one, almost every Tbird felt good to me in the store, so I wasn't too worried about playability. Before I had checked the specs, I was preparing to buy the bass and simply scrap the pickups and electronics. At that pricepoint I figured it would need a few upgrades. Then I read that it had Gibson TB+ humbuckers and thought that might not be necessary. IT'S NOT - the pickups are staying. I still may throw an active EQ in there, but that's just a personal preference - the tone is good as it is.

    Setup from the factory was good. The action was a little high, but better-than-acceptable. There were no buzzes whatsoever. I played it as it was for about 3 weeks until I changed the strings out and finalized the setup - lowering the action, readjusting the truss-rod slightly for new tensions and re-intonating everything. This is when I decided that I don't like Gibson's 3 point bridge. I'll be upgrading it with a Hipshot SuperTone soon. This will give me independent string-height adjustment, the ability to lower the action a bit more and a better bridge/body connection.

    The one minor problem I had with the bass setup was the alignment of the tuning machines. The E & A tuning knobs interfered with each other, and there was some slight play in the seating of the E machine. I also noticed this issue on another Epiphone bass in the store. It was an easy fix though. I glued a toothpick in the oversized hole of the set screw, which was enough to put the tuner in the correct alignment and remove the play. I had to knock it down a star for that. As for the machines themselves, they're OK. Maybe not great, but certainly in line with the price point.

    Back to the looks, I've played three shows with this bass, and it gets a lot of attention from the crowd and other bass-players. One guy wanted to make sure he knew exactly which model it was so he could get one, and one women grabbed me on the floor after our set to tell me how sexy it was (not me, mind you - the bass). Lots and lots of positive comments though.

    Seriously, this is an amazing bass for the money. It gave me exactly what I wanted and saved me a grand over a comparable Gibson model. Downside: The truss-rod cover says Epiphone instead of Gibson - Oh the tragedy. :)

    Buy a case.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Thunderbird worthy of the name!

    By Scary Uncle Gary-Ux09y

    from Upstate NY

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone

    Cons

    • It's Freakin' Huge

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    I traded the bold neck Thunderbird for this version. The bolt neck was nice, but lacked the one most important feature of a Thunderbird-the neck through body construction. This one has that and upgraded Gibson pickups. The Pro also has a narrower neck width (1.5" at the nut), so it feels more like a jazz bass. Very easy to play. Very nice tone with lots of punch and sustain.

    The sunburst finish is beautiful-some really nice looking wood on display on my example. The neck and body has the same 9 ply laminate as the Gibson version.

    Only two minor issues. First, this is a long bass. Longer than almost anything else out there. You will have to buy the Thunderbird case, as nothing else will fit. Don't think you can keep the older case for the bolt neck T'bird, either, as this version won't fit the older case. The size may also be a consideration if you play a lot of tight club stages. Second, mine came with a badly fitted nut. The action was good, but the string spacing was too tight and the strings weren't centered on the fretboard. I solved this by making a new bone nut. This bass is a keeper now.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Perfect bass for what I needed

    By Daniel

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Experienced

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    I needed a bass for recording and ordered this based on my research in trying to decide between this and a p-bass. This bass sounds great for recording if you are looking for a full and deep bass sound. I am recording straight into Logic and the pickups have a great low-end sound to them that takes very little tweaking. The bass itself took very little setup upon arrival. There is a little bit of neck-dive inherent to this model, but it's very minimal. Great value for the money and even looks good hanging on the wall.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great bass, flaw in clearcoat...

    By JDT

    from Calgary, AB

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Good value

    Cons

    • Clearcoat Flaw On Neck

    Best Uses

    • Duh

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    Epiphone has really hit it out of the park with this bass. The body is nice and getting the Gibson pickups is an incredible value. Sound is excellent (a lot more full with the Gibson pickups than my American Fender P-Bass).

    That being said, mine has a small spot on the neck/edge of the fingerboard where the clearcoat didn't quite 'melt' together. Unfortunately, the small dot is right where the fret marker would be, but it is at the 4th fret, so it has been a bit of an issue with my peripheral vision sometimes thinking it is the 5th fret marker. Luck of the draw I guess.

    I would have bought it in person, but for some reason this instrument won't be available in Canada until MARCH. So I bought it here...

    I guess overall this instrument is excellent, but beware of the attention to detail. It is no Gibson.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Perfection

    By Seth Kelly

    from Blythewood, SC

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Exceptional Tone
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Arenas
    • Jamming
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

    Wow... where do I start???? This bass is incredible. There is seriously no distinctive difference between this and the WAY more expensive Gibson.
    But let's get into what you will be getting from this bass. Actual Gibson TB+ Pickups, beautiful neck-through design (which enables sustain that lasts a lifetime), a beautiful rosewood finger board with no sharp frets, fret buzz, or dead spots; superior design and a beautiful finish. The tone of this bass is phenomenal. Maximal tonal options with a simple set up as well! My favorite part of this bass is the pickups I mentioned above. They put out very powerful output, but by still keeping excellent clarity and crispness. So in short.. it sounds GREAT!
    So I would highly recommend this bass for any amount. Let alone the fact it only comes in at the price listed above..... Buy it! Don't get me wrong, I love Gibson basses, but Gibson has some serious competition here. This bass holds it's own with it's more expensive counterpart. I would prefer this bass over the Gibson even if they were the same price. Don't believe me? Go play it for yourself. BUY IT!

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Exceptional quality

    By Sa11os

    from Providence, RI

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Exceptional Quality
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

        I had been thinking of buying a gibson thunderbird for some time before I went with the classic pro. If money wasn't an option, I'd have gone with the gibson. Short of the gibson, the quality, craftsmanship, and sound of this bass make it the only other bass I would choose. This is nothing like the bolt on epiphone thunderbird. NOTHING! To address a common complaint, no neck dive while using the cheapest nylon strap. If you want a thunderbird but are intimidated by the price of the gibson, this is your bass. Do not hesitate. You will not be let down by this bass. Also, buy the epiphone case. It is also well worth the price.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Absolutly Amazing

        By Basskahuna

        from Fair Oaks, CA

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

          This is hands down one of the finest instruments I have ever owned or played in 30 plus years of playing professionally. I wanted a Gibson T bird to add to my Bass arsenal along side a custom shop P bass, Kubicki X-Factor, G&L J2 and a couple others, I played the new Gibson T bird at a local shop and just wasn't thrilled, I kept seeing these great reviews for the Epi T-Bird Classic IV and thought for the money id give it a shot. Out of the box (Case is coming separately but is a must)I was taken aback by the beautiful finish, the vintage sunburst is stunning, in hand unplugged you could feel the sustain and excellent set up quality, did not have to do a thing, frets dressed perfect, not a flaw in finish, im thinking is this really how epiphone is building their instruments? Have I been wasting money being a brand snob? plugged it in and could not find a favorite tone, on bridge pickup warm vintage sweet tone, on neck pick up a bright growl, blended just pure power and that's before I started playing with tone and wow what a difference I have not yet figured out what my go to tone is as its so versatile but plenty to choose from. If you are thinking of buying a Gibson T bird you will be tossing money out the window, heck buy a Gibson Truss Rod Cover the only one who would know difference is you.. This is a winner hands down.. If buying from MF I would highly recommend calling Kevin Crouch in Sales his ext is 3173 he is awesome to deal with and wont steer you wrong, makes a huge difference when buying online to have someone so knowledgeable and helpful I will always go back to him, just a better personal touch than most salespeople. Love this Bass and built like a tank will last forever.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This is an extraordinary instrument!!

          By Bill the Bass Guy

          from Pikeville, Kentucky

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Good Pick Up

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

              What an incredible bass guitar! If you play Rock music then you need to add this Thunderbird to your collection. I own a Rickenbacker 4003, Reverend Rumblefish, Wasburn AB20 and a G & L ASAT Tom Hamilton signature model. Three important salient features. First, the playability is exceptional. Great feel on the neckand the body has a natural place for your thumb in addition to the pick ups and strings. It is way lighter than it looks so there's no strain on the back. Second, the sound is SWEET. My personal favorite is the neck pick up dailed all the way up while the bridge pup is down and the tone knob is on 7-10. To add more punch and growl, just dial the bridge pup in to suit your taste. You can get a warmer ballad sound by turning the tone knob down low or zero even. Btw, I love the top hat knobs. Lastly, this bass is a looker! The Alpine White is off the hook!!! You will look good playing this beast, just make sure you have a very long strap. The bass warrants the longest strap you can get. I forgot to mention the Gibson TB-2 pups that power the bass. It sounds like a Gibson but at a third of the price. For the money, this guitar is unbeatable. You must have one! I would get the Epi case as well, because it is nice and this is a long bass. The T-Bird came ready to rock right out of the box! I am profoundly pleased with this Thunderbird--you gotta get one!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Thunderbird bass

              By fenderboy

              from Reno Nev.

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Rock Concerts
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                I am a Fender guy. I own 7 Fender basses and I decided to go out of the box and buy this Thunderbird. Boy was I surprised , The bass is very comfortable to play, great electronics and a narrow neck. It came ready to play. would recommend as a great buy for the money you spend!!

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                great rock bass

                By B.C. Rich

                from allentown, PA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                • Not For Everything

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Rock Concerts
                • School Bands
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                30 yrs. playing, have owned many basses. what a great value for the money! Quality is great. very solid tight tone with power.Pick tone is great!For finger style, tight string spacing takes getting used to,so does the long neck,but it's worth it! A welcomed addition to my collection

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO

                By Tyler

                from Fairland, OK

                About Me Experienced

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Recording
                  • Rock Concerts
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                  This bass is absolutely amazing. Excellent craftsmanship, Gibson electronics, awesome tone and playability. It's so close to the Gibson at less then 1/3 of the price. It amazes me that they can sell it so cheap. the absolute best value on an instrument that I've ever seen. The websites all say it has a 7 ply neck but that isn't true. It has a 9 play mahogany/walnut neck just like the Gibson. I've talked with epiphone and they have confirmed this (although they still haven't changed the specs on the website). If you are looking for a really great bass, this is it. Buy it!!!

                  P.S.
                  You won't find a case that it fits in so buy the Epi Thunderbird case

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  better than gibson build-quality

                  By F-tron

                  from Tulsa, OK

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Recording
                    • Rock Concerts
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                    Surpassed my expectations, great EVEYTHING on this one

                    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Bass

                    By n8music.com

                    from Canada

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Pick Up
                    • Good Tone

                    Cons

                    • Neck Heavy
                    • Wide Neck

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                    Great bass I noticed no cons on here so I thought Id point out that this bass is a heavy beast and it WILL hurt your neck if its not setup properly or modified. Also, compared to its Gibson big brother this bass is noticeably not as easy to play. If you are willing to dish out the money to buy this I highly recommend you consider the Gibson version...or go with the epi TB non pro version for five hundred less ...They sound almost identical against each other and the major differences being mainly in the improved sustain with the through body neck. (hardly noticeable having both beside me)

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great bass at a good price.

                    By W Wright

                    from Brooklyn, NY

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel
                    • Good Pick Up
                    • Good Tone
                    • Solid Electronics

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Recording
                      • Rock Concerts

                      Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                      Great for recording and performance. Intonation was slightly off on the G string, but was very easy to adjust. Nice fretwork and even paint job. Powerful sound.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Wanted another bass

                      By Kosta

                      from Red Cloud, Ne

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fun To Play
                      • Good Feel
                      • Good Pick Up
                      • Good Tone
                      • Solid Electronics

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Jamming
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                        I'm no professional, but I have a lot of fun with this bass and she looks good.

                         
                        5.0

                        Better than expected!

                        By Big Broc

                        from Wisconsin

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Fun To Play
                        • Good Feel
                        • Good Pick Up
                        • Good Tone

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Jamming
                          • Practicing
                          • Rock Concerts

                          Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                          This bass did NOT disappoint! Seriously though, I was a bit hesitant on comfort with the shape of the bass is a bit more unconventional, but it's actually a lot more comfortable than I thought. The wing that comes up on the top-back is a great place to rest your arm when picking, so you really get some good wrist action. I'm also quite the fat guy and with my huge gut it's really easy to reach and hangs naturally on you. I like having the strap peg on the neck joint, there's no neck dive that I found (using a 3" leather strap though), and you just feel 10 feet tall holding it! You command the stage while holding this thing!

                          The tone is great too. The Gibson pickups are amazing - really rich, clear, chunky tone which makes it perfect for rock. There's not a ton of variety; the tone nob does alter the tone but not drastically. If variety is what you're looking for I would suggest checking out the active version.

                          But the one thing that really stands out about this bass is the quality. I was floored when I took it out of the box; the pictures DO NOT do it justice! I watched a bunch of YouTube reviews and everyone was crazy about the alpine white, but the classic sunburst is where it's at! You really get a good look of the wood grain and can see the ply's in the neck. Absolutely gorgeous. Solid too, the thing is built like a tank. Really makes you feel like you're getting a deal for the price.

                          This bass is built to the same specs as a Gibson. It's made of the same wood, has the same electronics and hardware; it's just made in Indonesia. Epiphone has really stepped up their game on this one. I HIGHLY recommend this bass for just about anyone.

                           
                          5.0

                          Excellent!

                          By Girl in the band

                          from Illinois

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • cheap feeling tuning machines

                            Best Uses

                            • Jamming
                            • Practicing
                            • Recording
                            • Small Venues

                            Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                            I have had this bass guitar now for over a yr. It is excellent. Right out of the box no set up no mods just great tone! It is lighter than my Fender jazz bass. Im not a fan of Epiphone over Gibson usually. However, this bass blew me away. So easy to play (Im a guitar player playing bass now). Does it dive a bit? Yes. But i can live with that for the tone and the playablility of it. It fell over and hit the concrete floor one day right on the headstock and I was afraid it was done, but only a tiny crack in the clear coat thank god. I play it in my band and we record it direct into the computer and it sounds amazing even before putting it through the virtual amps. I use an Ampeg mini set up as well as the Ampeg svt with a 2x12 light weight cab sounds amazing through both. I play this bass for most of our rock songs with distortion pedals at times. If I want a more round clean bass tone i use my Fender. Hope this helps.

                             
                            5.0

                            Love this Bass cant wait to buy another one

                            By Lin

                            from Grand Island Ne

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                            Pros

                            • Fun To Play
                            • Good Feel
                            • Good Pick Up
                            • Good Tone
                            • Solid Electronics

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                                Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Electric Bass Guitar:

                                Cant wait to buy my next Bass from you guys

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