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Tobias growler owner serial database

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Langueta, May 4, 2010.


  1. Stanley James

    Stanley James

    Apr 10, 2016
    Hi, i'm a new member at this site and i have a Tobias Growler 5 natural swamp ash body made in USA and serial number is 4436. I've bought it new with an original Tobias Gigbag in 1995.
     

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  2. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote I Still Dream of Jeannie Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Pleased to meet ya'... my Growler 5-string is #4743.

    Odd coincidence this post came through just now - just moments ago I put it in a case to take to a rehearsal tomorrow evening.
     
  3. My tobias growler 5 string bass serial number 9443
    Can anyone tell me what year it is build?
     

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  4. Pablo Valdes

    Pablo Valdes

    Oct 13, 2016
    Hi, i´ve a Tobias Growler, his serial number is 7312; the man who sell me the bass told me that was made in 1994. It´s an original one????... or is a Gibson version????....

    Thanks beforehand...
     
  5. moonshinegtrs

    moonshinegtrs SUSPENDED Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 28, 2009
    White Bluff,Tn.
    Owner: Moonshine Custom Guitars

    All Growlers were built by the Gibson crew. if it is a 94' it would be a pretty early model. The 90's versions were built in Nashville and have two mid freq. switches. Later models built in Arkansas use the standard 3 band Tobias Bartolini preamp.

    Hope this helps,



    Moonshine :bassist:
     
  6. Dave Weikel

    Dave Weikel

    Oct 7, 2016
    Mine is 4939. is it 1994?
     
  7. nathan swann

    nathan swann

    Dec 16, 2016
    Newport, PA
    10619 is the serial # on my Growler, and its a 5 knob-no switches version. Its an ABM bridge and Grover tuner Growler, & hardware-wise, I belive it to be much better than the Growlers with switches. the ABM bridge on these Growlers cost about $130, compared to the L type low mass bridges on the Growlers with switches...but I hate the dual truss rod thing... 20171110_084822.
     

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