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Gibson Thunderbird Bass 2019 Heritage Cherry Burst

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The Gibson Thunderbird IV bass joined Gibson's distinguished lineup shortly after its introduction in 1963. The Thunderbird's unique reversed zig-za...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

Gibson's most recognizable bass.

The Gibson Thunderbird IV bass joined Gibson's distinguished lineup shortly after its introduction in 1963. The Thunderbird's unique reversed zig-zag body design and equally distinct headstock was the brainchild of legendary automotive designer and visionary Ray Dietrich, enlisted by Gibson to bolster the guitar lines of the early '60s and help solidify the company's eminent rank among solidbody electric guitar manufacturers.

This limited edition Thunderbird 4-string with its "thunderous sound” is still a benchmark of innovation, functionality, and style, and continues to symbolize Gibson's drive to achieve creative excellence.

The 2019 model features solid mahogany body and wings, 9-ply multi-laminate mahogany/walnut neck, rosewood fingerboard, black tophat knobs with silver inserts knobs, extra large strap button, Tektoid nut, 34" scale, T-Bird pickups, black chrome hardware and 3-point adjustable bridge. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
  • Distinctive mahogany winged body with special sunburst finish
  • 9-ply mahogany/walnut neck with rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual T-Bird pickups with individual volume and master tone controls
  • 3-position, adjustable bridge and Grover tuners

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SPECIFICATIONS
Neck
  • Shape: Rounded
  • Wood: Mahogany with walnut
  • Neck joint: Set
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: Rhythm T-Bird:
  • Bridge: Lead T-Bird
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Tektoid
  • Nut width: 1.5 in. (38.1 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 3-point adjustable
  • Tuning machines: Grover
  • Color: Black/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Black hardware and finish
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: USA

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