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Gibby EB-0

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by magnaton, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. magnaton

    magnaton

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    Just pulled the trigger on my first vintage bass... a beautiful Gibson EB-0 from 1962. I know Pbasses get a lot of the love on this forum, but for me, that black bucker on a shortscale is really the bees knees. It's all there with the exception of the string cover. Any idea where I can find a nickel replacement (original spec or tarnished reissue)? eBay is coming up short and historically seem to favor the chrome ones.

    Many thanks!
  2. SturmUndDrang

    SturmUndDrang

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    Thunderbucker ranch is making repro nickel silver covers for thunderbirds, so they might be able to make one for your EBO.
  3. magnaton

    magnaton

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    Thanks very much for the lead. They said they'd be happy to help, but need the dimensions. This is quite awesome. If anyone here in talkbass land has a circa 1962 EB-0 with the nickel string cover/ handrest, would you mind please measuring the dimensions of the piece for me? I'd be extremely, extremely grateful!

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