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Gibson TBird 5-string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Kink Rimson, May 7, 2005.


  1. Has anybody tried one of these? I'm intrigued, and feel strangely drawn to them... Am I dangerous? :help:
     

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  2. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas

    +1

    I really like the smaller headstock.
     
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  4. Anti_Wish

    Anti_Wish

    May 14, 2004
    Boston, Ma
    wow ive never seen a 5 string version of the tbird. looks nice
     
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  6. Justice

    Justice

    May 24, 2002
    Houston TX.
    Mine...

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    With a killer B string :bassist:

    http://lecomptebass.com
     
  7. Goddamn Electric! :hyper:
    That's a killer bass. I remember seeing a thread about it before... Who made it for you? I like very much. :D
     
  8. mmm.... :cool:
    Just out of interest (I couldn't possibly afford one) how much did it cost you? Great colour too.
     
  9. pklima

    pklima

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Aren't 4-string T-birds pretty muddy-sounding? Making a low B work would probably require at least very different-sounding electronics meaning you won't get the classic T-bird tone. And I hope they did something to reduce the classic T-bird neck dive!
     
  10. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    I was just asking an engineer yesterday afternoon about this... I would love one!