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MIM 50's reissue P bass or Epiphone Thunderbird Pro

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bassmaticmatt, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Buy a 5th bass and make it a Thunderbird.

    20 vote(s)
  2. Trade a Mim Precision bass for a Thunderbird.

    2 vote(s)
  3. Stop gassing and practice.

    12 vote(s)
  4. Insert carrot option here.

    2 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. bordinco90


    Dec 7, 2011
    SW Louisiana
    I would personally stay away from the 50's MIM reissues. I've owned one and the neck was so unstable, plus I could not adjust it due to the truss rod being maxed. I've played other 50's MIM reissues with the same problem. It could have been a coincidence, but I stay away from those basses. I would get the new standard MIM P Bass. They feel really nice.
  2. bordinco90


    Dec 7, 2011
    SW Louisiana
    Oops just read this one lol. I think the T Bird would be better than the 50s reissue.
  3. Double E

    Double E I ain't got no time to play... Supporting Member

    Dec 24, 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    I have not heard anyone else reporting such issues... if this was really a thing, it would be all over this board. I'd say your personal experience can be chalked up to coincidence, misconception or maladjustment.
  4. Bassmaticmatt


    Feb 13, 2016
    Mine is nuts on. I never have to adjust it.
    Double E likes this.
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