Epiphone Thunderbird-IV Bass Gothic

Bass Guitar

  • Mahogany body
  • Bolt-on maple neck
  • 2x PUS Pickups
  • Colour: Black
  • Black hardware
  • Optional suitcase available under Art. Nr 185931

Further Information

Colour Black
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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Gorgeous Bass with Distinct Sound
Tombrose, 09.06.2019
This bass gives me the the bright late eighties glam rock sound that I was looking for (Once you change out the stock strings)
I've also been able to get some great metal sounds out of it.
If you look up the bass online, you'll read a lot about the neck dive. In my opinion, it is there, but I adapted to it after one/two practice sessions. For me, the unique look more than makes up for it, especially at that price!
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Pure Awesomeness!!!
T0mmas, 12.12.2018
I ordered this bass, being a captive of its fascinating shape, color and sound, but without playing this kind of guitars before and I don't regret even for a second! I can't get enough of it's deep and rich sound. The fretboard is very good, the paint cover is good as well and the pickups are great, which makes the sound so rich, deep and unique.

People use to complain about it being "heavy at the headstock". This happens ONLY if you play with a slippy clothes and the strap you use is slick. In this case the strap tents to slip a little bit upwards when you move or turn sharply. I also disagree with people who rated this product low while comparing it with other C-shape or Fender guitars and pointing out that it got no versatility. Well, this kind of bass is unique by itself - it is SUPPOSED TO BE that way and possess this kind of features.

In overall this is an insane bass guitar. The experience while playing is just as cool as the look itself! If you like more darker and heavy styles - this is your top 1 bass! 300% from me!
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Bass Guitar Mahogany body, Bolt-on maple neck, 2x PUS Pickups, Colour: Black, Black hardware, Optional suitcase available under Art. Nr 185931

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  • Soundboard: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
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  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickup System: HH
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  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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