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Thunderbird Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TBird1958, Feb 18, 2014.


  1. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Abuser of Thunderbird Shaped Objects. Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    it might be a stock Greco pickup, but not the original one for this bass.
     
  2. Would the two piece bridge be original?
     
  3. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    Yes, that's the stock bridge/tailpiece. You can string it either way.
     
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  4. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    Wonder if Kat888 has seen this?
     
  5. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    It's been up for sale for awhile now, not a great example TBH. They're pretty cool basses with a nice RAWR to the stock pickup, I'd wait for a better one.

    Japanese bass and car :woot:
    9tjU42x.
     
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  6. You know, this club is nothing short of remarkable. In less than 500 pages I've learnt so much. I can only imagine the depth of knowledge in what I have not read. I had never heard of Grecos or BaCHs or all of the after market available harware or other ways manufacturers supply this form factor and sound to a very wanting and fanatic group of players, collectors etc.
    Thank you.
     
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  7. Total length is 127cm (50”). It will fit in the Epiphone ‘wedge’ case, but it’s not exactly a loose fit! Apparently the older rectangular epi thunderbird cases are a better fit, so maybe scour eBay for one of them?
     
  8. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    AHEM! ;)
     
  9. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Yep, that pretty much sums it all up so far! :)

    Still got 29 pages to go and only so little time...
     
  10. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nice collection Uwe has... :)

    But it must be a bitch to dust them all off and vacuum that office of his... ;)
     
  11. Thanks! I’ll inquire about the Yorkville case as well. They seem to have some variations in length for their Jack Casady cases.
     
  12. ...and the Dukeo...

    I'm guessing put off by the stuff from Tuesday. :unsure:
     
  13. JJR58

    JJR58 Dirty Birds Supporting Member

    I'll leave that one alone. :sorry:
     
  14. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hilarious! :) Shame they didn't actually play the instruments as well, though... ;)
     
  15. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy Supporting Member

    What happened? I was around kinda, but busy and not really paying attention.
     
  16. upload_2018-5-17_9-53-53.

    I screen "shotted" it so as not to quote Mark since he might just want to be on a break...
     
  17. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pictures or it didn't happen! ;)
     
  18. hillerup

    hillerup There are basses, and there are Thunderbirds! Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Only 10 pages to go! :)
     
  19. JJR58

    JJR58 Dirty Birds Supporting Member

    Just a coast down the hill at this point. :)
     
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  20. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    I don't think they could reach the notes-if they even Could play.:laugh: