SOLD Warwick Thumb NT 6 Custom Shop (2014)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by metalloid, Feb 7, 2017.


  1. metalloid

    metalloid Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2001
    DC
    Price:
    3250
    Strings:
    6
    Location:
    District Of Columbia
    Warwick flagship Thumb NT 6 Custom Shop

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    This Custom Shop Thumb NT features a Bubinga Pommele body which houses a set of active MEC Humbucking Soapbar pickups and a 3 way active electronic circuit. Accompanying this is a Wenge neck and a stunning Tigerstripe Ebony fretboard which gives you the "growl" that Warwicks are known for.

    Warwick Custom Shop Thumb Neck Through 6 String
    Made in Germany
    Natural Oil Finish
    Bubinga Pommele Body
    Wenge Neck
    Neck Through Construction
    Tigerstripe Ebony Fretboard
    26 Jumbo Belle Bronze Frets
    IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
    20" Fingerboard Radius
    34" Long Scale
    Warwick Machineheads
    Active MEC Soapbar Pickups
    Active MEC 3-band Preamp
    Warwick 2-piece Bridge
    Warwick Security Locks Strap Locks
    Just A Nut III
    Warwick RockCase Flight Case
    Case Candy

    Original owner. 2014 model, purchased new (old stock) Nov 2016 from Warwick showroom in Nashville for $3535. Less than an hour play time. Waxed once in preparation for winter.

    $3250 shipped to CONUS. Can't entertain trades at this time.

    Thanks for your interest!
     
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  2. metalloid

    metalloid Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2001
    DC
     
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  3. DannyNFLD

    DannyNFLD

    Aug 20, 2011
    Sweeeeeeet! Beautiful bass
     
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  4. Flexlopez01

    Flexlopez01

    Mar 19, 2016
    I remember trying to purchase this bass last year. The guy was like nobody wants a 6 string thumb since it is a niche instrument. It was gone by the next time I talked to him online. Ended up getting a Dingwall NG-2 and a Warwick Corvette German Pro $$ 5 instead. Wondering if I made a mistake about that? :) That bass still looks awesome. I know someone is going to be happy to have that in their collection.
     
  5. metalloid

    metalloid Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2001
    DC
    I stopped in after driving back from Wooten Woods and was blown away by the quality on this bass. I love the warwick sound- I've owned corvette, thumb BO, FNA jazzman and an SSII in past years...all sweet, but the post-2013 instruments are in a whole different league!
     
  6. Flexlopez01

    Flexlopez01

    Mar 19, 2016
    Yeah I have a 2016 corvette $$ 5. It drops the bass sooooo hard. It took me a while to used to not using so much bass. Other guitars I've owned need the bass cranked to the max. I'm on the edge of selling my gear so I can pick up this thumb 6. That seriously is the last bass that I want. The sound clips I've heard are pretty insane.
     
  7. Bob_Ross

    Bob_Ross Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 29, 2012
    Arrgghhh, why did I look in this thread?!?!

    :)
     
  8. Lloydtownsend

    Lloydtownsend

    Aug 23, 2010
    Michigan
    None
    This is going to sound dumb but how does it have a wenge neck through and solid bubinga body with the neck covered? Is there a separate piece of bubinga going over the whole front of the bass?

    Please forgive my ignorance. I was just wondering.
     
  9. metalloid

    metalloid Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2001
    DC
    They call it a "hidden" neck through design. To the best of my knowledge, it's one single piece of bubinga pommele, all deeply figured, which is part of what makes it so beautiful. Sorry I don't know more- I don't build them, just collect :)
     
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