Toll Free 866-SHIP-SDM (866-744-7736) Mention service code 146J-YST7 Hours

    Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Electric Bass

    This product has been discontinued or is no longer sold by SameDayMusic.

    Shop our website for related products:

    (In most cases, a product is unavailable because it has been discontinued by its manufacturer.)

    Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Electric Bass Product Description

    The Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse is a classic four-string electric bass that will provide soaring tones and thundering lows to the modern bassist. With classic asymmetrical offset body lines, cutting-edge hardware and a pair of the four-string world's best-sounding pickups, the Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse bass will take you from rock, to pop, to jazz, to blues, to fusion with equal fluency.

    This full-sized bass with a scale length of 34 inches has supreme playability you have come to expect from Gibson USA. The Thunderbird Studio bass is primed for the demands of modern music, and it looks stunning in high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, enhanced by black-plated hardware and solid-black pickup covers.

    Tonewoods

    Gibson crafts the Thunderbird Non-Reverse Bass with select tonewoods, carefully crafted for optimum sonic response. A solid mahogany body is carved in the iconic offset-cutaway style of the legendary 1965 Firebird guitar and Thunderbird bass. It has a glued-in neck made from solid, quarter-sawn mahogany for superior strength and resonance, which is carved in a comfortably rounded and supremely playable profile, with a distinctive four-a-side Thunderbird 'beak' headstock.

    The fingerboard on this bass is made from rosewood for a classic look, clear tone, and unprecedented durability. In addition, a hardwearing PLEK-cut Corian nut helps to ensure precise intonation, while enhancing sustain and resonance.

    Hardware

    Strings are anchored at the body end by a rock-solid three-point Thunderbird bridge with individually adjustable saddles, and high-quality Grover tuners at the headstock, all plated in black to match the contemporary look of the Thunderbird Non-Reverse Bass.

    Electronics

    A pair of contemporary Thunderbird Bass pickups with ceramic magnets provide enhanced punch and clarity, giving the Gibson Thunderbird Non-Reverse Bass the power to slam the low end with depth and dynamics like no other bass available. Individual volume controls and a master tone control allow you to blend pickups as desired for a wide range of tones.

    Features:

    - Mahogany body with stunning nitrocellulose finishes
    - Mahogany neck with comfortable, rounded profile
    - Rosewood fingerboard with acrylic dot inlays
    - Thunderbird Bass pickups in the neck and bridge positions
    - Three point bass bridge with adjustable saddles
    - Grover bass tuners with 20:1 ratio

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

    Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Electric Bass Technical Description

    Body:
    - Top: Mahogany
    - Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50

    Neck:
    - Species: Mahogany
    - Profile: Comfortable, Rounded
    - Truss Rod: Traditional Adjustable
    - Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50

    Neck Fit:
    - Joint: Mortise and Tenon
    - Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
    - Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005 inches

    Fingerboard:
    - Species: Rosewood
    - Frets: 20
    - Radius: 12 inches
    - Scale Length: 34 inches
    - Nut/E.O.B: 1.500/2.320 inches
    - Inlays: Acrylic Dot

    Nut:
    - Material: Corian
    - Width: 1.500
    - Slots: Gibson PLEK System

    Headstock:
    - Type: Thunderbird
    - Truss Rod Cover: Black with Gold Gibson Hot Stamp

    Tuners:
    - Model: Grover Bass
    - Plating: Black Chrome
    - Tuning Ratio: 20:1

    Bridge:
    - Type: Three-point Thunderbird
    - Plating: Black

    Hardware:
    - Knobs: Black Top Hats with Inserts
    - Pickguard: W/B/W with Black Bird Hot Stamp
    - Control Plate Cover: Black
    - Strap Buttons: Aluminum

    Pickups:
    - Neck: Thunderbird Bass (Ceramic)
    - Bridge: Thunderbird Bass (Ceramic)
    - Coil Wiring: Machine Wound

    Electronics:
    - Potentiometers: 2 Volume Controls, 1 Tone Control
    - Type: 300k Linear Volume, 500k Non-linear Tone
    - Output Jack: 1/4 inch Mono

    Finish:
    - Sealer: Nitrocellulose
    - Process: 1-1.5 mils

    Case:
    - Type: Thunderbird Non-Reverse
    - Case Exterior: Black Outside with Gibson USA Logo in White
    - Case Interior: White Plush

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

    User Reviews for Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Electric Bass

    Recently Viewed:
    See Products That Ship to You
    Viewing products that ship to United States
     

    Copyright ©2014. This site is protected by copyright. There are terms for its use. Send us Feedback on our site and your experiences. Our descriptions, pictures, and prices are mostly accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. Cookies should be enabled in your web browser for full site functionality (details).

    Get the best deals at the speed of sound!
    PLUS exclusive discounts and news straight to your inbox.

    Totally FREE - just provide your email address.
    (The only risk in joining is saving too much!)

    I'd like Sonic Savings via postal service, too.
    We will not sell your email address. You can opt out at any time. No thanks, take me to Same Day Music.