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Gibson Thunderbird bass

Thunderbird II and IV (1963-1965)
Launched in 1963 as a companion to Gibsons new Firebird range. The two models were a one pickup Thunderbird II and a two pickup Thunderbird IV. Also known as the reverse-body Thunderbird, sales were poor and production ceased in May 1965.

The Thunderbird stands out as the most respected of all Gibson bass guitars, and has been in production on and off since 1963. At the time Fender were having sucess with their modern looking bass models and Gibsons response was the Thunderbird. Designed by German auto engineer Ray Dietrich, it was Gibsons first long scale (34 1/2 inch) bass and was named after the giant bird of Native American folklore.

Thunderbird II and IV (1966-1969)
The late sixties instruments were really an 'upside down' Thunderbird, usually referred to as a nonreverse-bodied Thunderbird. Still available with one or two pickups. The other difference was set neck, contrasting the through-body neck of the earlier design.

Thunderbird IV (1976-1979)
The bi-centenial models were a reissue of a 63-65 Thunderbird IV with the familiar seventies three-point bridge.
Thunderbird IV (1987-date)
The Thunderbird is still available today both as the Thunderbird IV with a through neck, the Thunderbird Studio with a set neck, and the active Zebra Wood Thunderbird .


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Metal Pickguard for Epiphone Thunderbird 4 Classic Bass, solid Lightmetal, black

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Epiphone Thunderbird IV Electric Bass Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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Genuine Epiphone Nikki Sixx Blackbird Bass Truss Rod Cover Stock

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Gibson Limited Edition Bullion Gold Thunderbird Electric Guitar

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Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro Electric Bass Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

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GIBSON THUNDERBIRD BASS TRUSS ROD COVER GUITAR PARTS

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Custom Epiphone Thunderbird-IV Electric Bass Guitar Metallic Blue

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Epiphone Goth Thunderbird IV Electric Bass Guitar w/ Cordura backpack bass bag

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Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro with Gibson USA Pickups and hard shell case

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Epiphone Thunderbird Pro IV Bass Guitar Burst T Bird Pro 4 Vintage Sunburst

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UK ebay listings

Metal Pickguard for Epiphone Thunderbird 4 Classic Bass, solid Lightmetal, black

Current price: £27.00
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Metal Pickguard for Epiphone Thunderbird 4 Classic Bass, solid Lightmetal, black

Current price: £27.00
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Metal Pickguard for Epiphone Thunderbird 4 Classic Bass, solid Lightmetal, black

Current price: £51.00
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GIBSON THUNDERBIRD TRUSS TIE ROD COVER (BLK/SILVER)

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Epiphone Thunderbird IV Electric Bass Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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Epiphone Thunderbird bass Excellent Condition, Less Than 20 Hours Use.

Current price: £140.00

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Gibson Limited Edition Bullion Gold Thunderbird Electric Guitar

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Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro Electric Bass Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

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Orig. Gibson Thunderbird IV Bass made 1968 Non Reverse mint cond. and orig.Case

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Vintage Gibson NOS Parts Ebony Thunderbird Finger Rest

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Epiphone Thunderbird Pro IV Bass Guitar Burst T Bird Pro 4 Vintage Sunburst

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Epiphone Thunderbird Bass

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GIBSON EPIPHONE NIKKI SIXX BLACKBIRD 4 STRING ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR +SHIPS FREE

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Epiphone Thunderbird PRO IV 4-String Bass Guitar Vintage Sunburst USED

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GIBSON EPIPHONE NIKKI SIXX BLACKBIRD 4 STRING ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR +SHIPS FREE

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Spider Hard Bass Guitar Case For Gibson Thunderbird

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Epiphone Pro Thunderbird Bass Guitar

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Epiphone Thunderbird IV Red Metallic Ltd Edition Bass

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CUSTOM metal BASS Pickguard fits Gibson Epiphone Thunderbird new scratchplate

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