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warwick thumb bo 4 string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 4stringSlaughtr, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. 4stringSlaughtr

    4stringSlaughtr

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    Have a chance to pick a Warwick thumb bo for 600.00 no cracks or breaks anywhere , some noticeable buckle rash, but nothing that effects playability , I have just a few questions , good deal or bad deal ? Also are the thumbs only made in Germany ? Or is there like a cheaper rock bass version of the thumb that's made? I haven't had a chance to get the serial number yet to do any research on the matter, any insight would help, thanks !
  2. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Supporting Member

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    If it is shiny/high polish gloss with silver hard wear it is made in Korea (ok deal, not great, not bad). If it is natural oil finish/black hard wear it is made in Germany (and a good deal).
  3. 4stringSlaughtr

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    It's got black hardware, and a dark wood grain color didn't really look shiny or glossy
  4. Creeper2

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    Considering I bought my Warwick bolt on 4 string brand new for 2000 bucks back in 2003 I'd say you scored yourself a killer deal
  5. 4stringSlaughtr

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    http://www.google.com/search?biw=64...4.1.105.0L_3-fBP8QE#biv=i|9;d|2eL2gWy09DK25M:

    Looks like that Google images search, but it's obviously used , some scratches in between the pick ups, looks like someone used a pick on it for a while, dust in between the bridge n stuff..it won't let me post pics from my phone right now , but the body is the same color of wood, and doesn't look glossy or shiny like you mentioned for the other model
  6. SoonerMatt

    SoonerMatt It looks like a mira- IT'S IN THE HOLE! Supporting Member

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    My biggest regret was selling my Thumb BO (ovangkol body/wenge neck, not bubinga/bubinga). Looks like you found one helluva deal!
  7. 4stringSlaughtr

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  8. mmbongo

    mmbongo Supporting Member

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    Check the serial number and that will tell you exactly when/where it was made.
  9. Kustom_Thunder

    Kustom_Thunder Supporting Member

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    That's a good deal my friend. I have the koren thumb pro 5 bolt on and love it. I'll get a German thumb some day but for now I'm happy with my pro
  10. GM60466

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    Nice buy you made.
  11. 4stringSlaughtr

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    Mmbongo I plan to check the serial number as soon as I can , but don't have access to the serial number right now , as I'm at work ,just wasn't sure if there was another sure way to tell other than serial numbers
  12. 4stringSlaughtr

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    Ok so its an 02 Warwick ,b.o. thumb 4 string ovangkol neck/ ovangkol body black hardware, natural oil finish

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