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Thumb Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jimbo, Aug 27, 2001.


  1. Jimbo

    Jimbo

    Dec 4, 2000
    Philadelphia, PA
    i've heard people talking about thumb basses...what is the difference between a thumb and a regular bass? can anyone shine some light on this for me?

    -jimbo
     
  2. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    Warwick Thumb Bass
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  3. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    Not much different than other basses except that they KICK-YASS!!!

    Mine is a bolt on (attached)
     
  4. RAM

    RAM

    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    I think I understand your confusion. A Thumb Bass is a line of basses sold under the brand name "Warwick". Warwick also sells basses called "Dolphin", "Streamer", "Corvette", etc. It's the same thing as Music Man selling the "Sterling" or "Stingray". It's the same thing as Fender selling the "Precision" or "Jazz Bass".

    Hope this helps.;)
     
  5. Jimbo

    Jimbo

    Dec 4, 2000
    Philadelphia, PA
    OH!

    i thought that there was a special type of playing method or sound associated with a thumb bass. thanx.