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Thunderbird Club

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


  1. BBQV

    BBQV

    Feb 13, 2010
    Uppsala, Sweden
    I have to apply for membership in this club now!
    Mine's an Ebony black Epi Vintage Pro.

    Epi bird.
     
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  2. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    Sharp!
     
  3. Mike.C.

    Mike.C.

    Jan 2, 2016
    Atlanta, GA USA
    Congratulations on getting that AND on the case fitting it. Those VPs are long. What case is that? Thx
     
  4. Inky13

    Inky13

    Nov 13, 2016
    Buffalo NY
    I hated reading tuba parts. There should be a law against notes being that far under the staff.
     
  5. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    Yes. But once in a while the tuba man has to read a string bass part. I bite my lip as I chuckle.:smug:
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019 at 3:24 PM
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  6. BBQV

    BBQV

    Feb 13, 2010
    Uppsala, Sweden
    It's Epi's own T-Bird case, 940ETBCS. It fits like a glove, is very rugged, has ample space around the head, a big compartment for straps, cables and other useful stuff and a very soft, furry interior. And it smells nice too!

    I had to get a case for it considering the size of that head. Gee, it's gigantic!
     
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  7. Congratulations! Beautiful bass. I hope Epiphone will decide to release a left-handed version, but not getting my hopes up at all.
     
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  8. Tuba man sounds like some kind of superhero. Probably has only two powers - roots and fifths.
     
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  9. Chucky Stiletti

    Chucky Stiletti Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2017
    Santa Cruz, CA
    you'd be surprised....folks playin tuba in Banda ensembles around here are the envy of many a bass player..
     
  10. I haven't payed close attention, but my recollection is a sound to the effect of blat blat blat (rest), blat blat blat (rest). I will wear my ignorance proudly here.
     
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  11. Chucky Stiletti

    Chucky Stiletti Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2017
    Santa Cruz, CA
    the music makes me want to jump off the Golden Gate but check out this guy..
     
  12. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 God of Thunder and Rock and Roll Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Rochester NY USA
    Endorsing Cataldo Basses, Whirlwind products, Thunderbucker pickups
    Wise choice! Rock it with pride!
     
  13. Chucky Stiletti

    Chucky Stiletti Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2017
    Santa Cruz, CA
    RIP Cathedrale de Notre Dame de Paris....tragic....:crying::crying:
     
  14. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    But, where are the tubas? All I see are Sousaphones.<snicker, snicker>:smug:
     
  15. Chucky Stiletti

    Chucky Stiletti Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2017
    Santa Cruz, CA
    i know, but hey, they call them tubas...I ain't disputing nuthin'..
     
  16. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    That seriously sucks.:(
     
  17. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    They can't spell sousaphone??
     
  18. Chucky Stiletti

    Chucky Stiletti Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2017
    Santa Cruz, CA
    they can't say it..
     
  19. "Tuba" is the phonetic representation of how we Texans say "sousaphone". Too much work the other way.
    Ah'm fixin' ta mosey on down to the corral and whack them varmints stealin' mah cattle with mah tuba."

    See? Just rolls raht off the tung.
     
  20. 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
    I'm sick inside.

    I guess I can say I'm glad to have seen it in person almost a year ago.



    Dammit.
     

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