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Week 11 - Thunderbird IV Zebra Wood Bass


The Thunderbird IV debuted in 1963 with the original Firebird guitar series. The most highly respected of all Gibson basses, the Thunderbird was reissued in 1987 with original reverse body styling and new, special-design pickups. Exotic zebrawood wings add a wild streak to the classic model.

Limited run of 400

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BODY
Body Style: Mahogany wings
Body Species: Zebra Wood wings

NECK
Species: Nine-ply Mahogany and Walnut neck-through-body
Profile: Rounded bass
Peghead Pitch: 10°
Nut Width: 11/2"

FINGERBOARD
Species: Rosewood
Scale Length: 34"
Number of Frets: 20
Inlays: Dot

HARDWARE
Plating Finish: Black Chrome
Tailpiece: Three-way adjustable
Knobs: Black Top Hat with silver inserts
Machine Heads (Tuners): Black Chrome Grover Bass

ELECTRONICS
Neck Pickup: TB Plus ceramic magnet humbuckers
Bridge Pickup: TB Plus ceramic magnet humbuckers
Controls: Two volume, one tone

OTHER
Strings: .045 / .105 gauge

CASE
Case Interior: Plush
Case Exterior: Black Hardshell
Case Silkscreen: Silver 'Gibson USA' logo


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