Epiphone Thunderbird IV VSB

Thunderbird IV Electric Bass

Even though Epiphone's American sister company Gibson was less successful with their bass guitars, one bass model did manage to establish itself in the first league: the Thunderbird, which sports magnetic aesthetics by way of its extraordinary Firebird-like shape.

Epiphone brings with the Thunderbird IV an affordable and convincing copy onto the market. A mahogany body and maple neck together with two humbuckers produce crisp thrusting rock sounds that suits such a bass perfectly.

  • Mahogany body
  • Bolt-on maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Reverse Headstock
  • Pickups: 2 Humbuckers
  • Scale: Long scale, 34"
  • Nut width: 1.73"
  • Black hardware
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst
  • Corresponding case: Article Nr 161567 (not included)
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  • Jazz
  • Metal
  • Rock
  • Slap

Further Information

Colour Sunburst
Soundboard Mahogany
Neck Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System HH
Elektronic Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Great bass
Stalko, 26.10.2019
Sound is quite soft and metallic. Great for metal and punk-rock music. I'm happy!
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ethozerusia , 02.04.2020
Pretty good guitar for this price, nice warm TB soud and comfortable to play. Perfect choice for beginner
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Thunderbird IV
Niels T., 16.12.2013
Bought this guitar around april 2013.

My first thoughts on this Bass were very good, It looked and felt amazing, a bit heavy but comfortable enough to play.
The sound that this in combination with my Orange Crush 100bxt blasts is superb, really love the deep but still trebly bass sound. It has a nice rock and maybe even metal sound.

However after half a year the jack output connector of the bass was coming loose, and the washer that are on the tuning machines are breaking. I always handle my guitars with care and keep them in their bags safely stored away, so it really as some flaws.
I think there's a lack of quality on the used electronics and mechanics on this Bass.

But for a 250EUR bass guitar i think it's a nice axe.
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Good stuff for good price
Gaborka, 10.03.2020
If you are not professional this guitar is a super choice. The shape, bammm, awesome! \m/. Good price value rate, highly recommended!
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  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickup System: HH
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  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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  • Colour: White
  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany, Walnut
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany, Walnut
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany, Walnut
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickups: HH
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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