Product Ref: 89449
Crafted from mahogany, the Epiphone Thunderbird Vintage Pro Electric Bass offers top quality and the perfect resonance. Originally designed by car designer Ray Dietrich in the 1960s, who based the design on 1950's car tail-fins, the classic Thunderbird body shape provides the ultimate comfort as well as a renowned style icon. Its elegant contours and cutaway, allows for fluid hand flexibility across the full fingerboard, for a comfortable performance.
As well as offering a comfortable and stylish mahogany body, the Epiphone Thunderbird Vintage Pro Electric Bass also features a 1960's rounded bass profile neck, just like the original. With its neck-through construction, players can achieve smooth playability on the higher frets, and enhanced sustain and resonance. The mahogany neck also features an adjustable truss rod for the perfect set up, and a rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium-jumbo frets.
For that classic 1960 vintage tone, the Thunderbird Vintage Pro Electric Bass is equipped with a pair of ProBucker Bass Pickups. These pickups are crafted with same process as the ProBucker and P-90 PRO, and feature 18% nickel silver covers with German manufactured Elektrisola Magnet wire, Alnico IV sand cast magnets, and braided coaxial lead wire. Each pickup is also wax potted to eliminate undesirable microphonics. Control knob options include individual Volume controls and a master Tone.
The Embassy PRO Bass Guitar features a 1960's TB-Bass Tune-O-Matic bridge, which is an extremely popular fixed bridge type due to its stability, reliability, comfortable playing position and impressive sustain.