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eb3 or thunderbird? epiphone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fotallica666, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. fotallica666


    Mar 31, 2009
    towson MD
    i know its already on this thread but i didnt see a real answer, just people putting up pics of their tbirds and eb3s, and complementing eachothers. anyway, so epiphone eb3 or thunderbird, i play hard rock/metal/rock :bassist: i think their both gorgeos, iv played both, i just cant decide, :bawl:
  2. i personally like the T-bird better.... specailly for rock....
  3. tapp01


    Apr 10, 2008
    Wilmington, NC
    Both are nice but I went with the T-bird. An EB3 could easily be in my future though.
  4. I've played both, and the EB3 with the set neck and trapazoid pearl markers is 1000 times better than the Thunderbird, just my 2 cents though...
  5. i'd say the EB-3 is much lighter,and is probably just a bit more versitle,just cause it has more tone options.but i like my thunderbird much more than the EB-3 i tried out.it wasn't a bad bass though
  6. (1) Epi Tbird & (1) Epi EB3 = around $600...both together are less than either Gibson model...

    ...(stop stressing about which one to get & grab 'em both;))
  7. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Tbird. The EB's are short scale. That's just not right.
  8. yeah,but i'm pretty sure that's the just gibson EB's.
    the epi is a long scale to my knowledge
  9. tapp01


    Apr 10, 2008
    Wilmington, NC

    The EB3 is full scale. Otherwise I would concur with you my good man.:)
  10. Epiphone EB-3s are longscale... you're thinking of the EB-0.
  11. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    T bird
  12. I loved my EB3 until the bridge popped out.
  13. fotallica666


    Mar 31, 2009
    towson MD
    thanks guys im just gonna go ahead and get a thunderbird, what are the best strings for a thunderbird? i play metallica, ac/dc type stuff. people tell me slinkies are best for metallica type stuff but idk what to get
  14. bronzehydra


    Oct 14, 2008
    Mukilteo, WA
    I have an Epi T-bird. I have Elixir's on it, and I love them
  15. williamk


    Apr 2, 2008
    epiphone eb3 is a very bad bass, i'm sorry to say so, but you should defenitely get the other one!
  16. fotallica666


    Mar 31, 2009
    towson MD
    which kind of elixirs?
  17. fotallica666


    Mar 31, 2009
    towson MD
    ok then ill get the tbird, iv always been leaning towards the tbird more but.....
  18. 6810


    Jan 11, 2008
    Yep, another random internet opinion with no reason, no explanation, no proof...

    maybe it's reverse psychology... keep down demand, keep down prices...

    Come on, at least hint at why... :D

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