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Warwick thumb bolt on question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by thebassplaya, Dec 7, 2013.


  1. Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a Warwick thumb bolt on used off a private seller...

    I'm concerned I might be buying a Korean made as opposed to a German made. Is there any way I can check to ensure its German. And be 100% certain..? Thanks
     
  2. Morning Beer

    Morning Beer

    Oct 2, 2009
    Cleveland
    Never seen a Korean one that was oil finished, and they have a maple neck.
     
  3. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    Yeah, its obvious. Gloss finish/maple neck = Korean (as far as thumbs go, the rules change with vetoes). Oil finish/dark wood neck = German.
     
  4. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    Easy, I should say, obvious after you've read the posts above.
     
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  6. Kaappari

    Kaappari

    Nov 26, 2009
    Finland
    If it has wenge neck, it is made in germany.
     
  7. Doctor J

    Doctor J

    Dec 23, 2005
    Grease
    Get the serial number and check Warwick's website. They keep an inventory, you can check to see every detail.