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Warwick thumb bolt on question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by thebassplaya, Dec 7, 2013.


  1. Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a Warwick thumb bolt on used off a private seller...

    I'm concerned I might be buying a Korean made as opposed to a German made. Is there any way I can check to ensure its German. And be 100% certain..? Thanks
     
  2. Morning Beer

    Morning Beer

    Oct 2, 2009
    Cleveland
    Never seen a Korean one that was oil finished, and they have a maple neck.
     
  3. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    Yeah, its obvious. Gloss finish/maple neck = Korean (as far as thumbs go, the rules change with vetoes). Oil finish/dark wood neck = German.
     
  4. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    Easy, I should say, obvious after you've read the posts above.
     
  5. Cheers guys.
     
  6. Kaappari

    Kaappari

    Nov 26, 2009
    Finland
    If it has wenge neck, it is made in germany.
     
  7. Doctor J

    Doctor J

    Dec 23, 2005
    Grease
    Get the serial number and check Warwick's website. They keep an inventory, you can check to see every detail.