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SOLD FS: 1997 Warwick Thumb 5 bolt-on

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by scowboy, Mar 31, 2014.


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  1. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    For sale is a super clean example of a 1997 Warwick Thumb bolt-on 5 string bass. Has a Just-a-nut and the cool countersunk Dunlop straplock buttons. Nice clean bass with nothing funky about it especially for a 17 year old instrument. Includes a gig bag. 10 pounds.

    Looking for [DEL]$1250[/DEL] $1200 shipped, lower 48 CONUS shipping. No trades. Paypal ok.
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  2. JoePlaysDaBass

    JoePlaysDaBass Gold Supporting Member

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    Ooh, it has the wenge neck and everything. GLWTS
  3. The Nameless

    The Nameless

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    Does this have the European Walnut body? Or the Shedua/Ovankol?
  4. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    I'm not sure. The grain looks more course than walnut to me. It's very nice whatever it is!
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  6. songwriter21

    songwriter21 Bassist for Chris Higbee Supporting Member

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    Pretty sure these had bubinga bodies...never heard of walnut here.
  7. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    Me either. Thanks for the clarification.

  8. ole Jason

    ole Jason

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    Very nice. How are the frets? Any dings around the fingerboard edges?
  9. yokelbasser

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    Tempting...must...hold...out...for...Fbass...
  10. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    no dings around the fingerboard edges. frets are good.

  11. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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  12. drotha

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    The bodies on these are Ovangkol. Bubinga is used for the neck through models.

    Plus, I beg to differ on the "nothing funky about this bass" assertion. There's plenty of funky in that bass! :bassist:
  13. songwriter21

    songwriter21 Bassist for Chris Higbee Supporting Member

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    I don't think they started with ovangkol until the early to mid-00's, when wenge was in short supply.
  14. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    Bump and price adjustment.
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  16. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    PM replied
  17. scowboy

    scowboy Supporting Member

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    Looks like this one is sold pending payment.
  18. dtemp7

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    did it sell??
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