Epiphone Thunderbird IV VSB review: specs & price

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Thunderbird IV Electric Bass

The Epiphone Thunderbird IV VSB is a Thunderbird IV Electric Bass with a Mahogany body, Bolt-on maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Reverse...

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Name Warwick RB Corvette Taranis 4 NBTSWarwick RB Vampyre Dark Lord 4 SB HPESP LTD Stream-204 Black SatinWarwick RB Vampyre 4 SB HPDean Guitars Metalman Z - Classic BlackDean Guitars Metalman V - Classic BlackWarwick Artist Line Robert Trujillo 4Sandberg Forty Eight VM 4 FO BKJackson David Ellefson CBX IV SBKEpiphone Thunderbird Vintage Pro Ebony
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Description 4-String electric bassElectric BassElectric BassElectric BassElectric BassElectric-BassElectric BassElectric BassElectric BassE-Bass
BodyAshAlderMahoganyAlderBasswoodBasswood-AshBasswoodMahogany
FretboardWengeWengeJatobaWengeWalnutWalnutEbonyFumed OakIndian LaurelRosewood
ScaleExtra LongscaleExtra LongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscale
Nut width38.5 mm38.5 mm40 mm38.5 mm---39.5 mm (1.55")41.3 mm38 mm
Pickups2 active EMG DC35 soapbars-2 x Passive ESP-designed SB-4-1 DMT design humbucker--1 Sandberg Precision (neck) and 1 Sandberg humbucker (bridge)EMG HZ35B (bridge) and EMG HZ35N (neck) humbuckerEpiphone Probucker 760 (neck) and Epiphone Probucker 760 (bridge)
WeightAbout 3.5 kgApprox. 3.9 kg-Approx. 3.9 kg--3.8 kg---
ColourBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlack
SoundboardAsh WoodAlderMahoganyAlderBasswoodBasswoodAlderAsh WoodBasswoodMahogany
NeckMaple, EkangaMaple, EkangaMapleMaple, EkangaMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMahogany, Walnut
Frets24242124222224222120
Pickup SystemHHJHHHJHHHJJPHHHHH
ElektronicActiveActiveActiveActivePassivePassiveActiveAktive, PassiveActivePassive
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Bolt-on 3-piece neck-Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes-Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes------
Fretboard radius-508 mm400 mm508 mm---14"--
Pickup-Active MEC J/TJ humbuckers-Active MEC J/TJ humbuckers--Active EMG J / J---
Ex-factory stringing-Warwick RED (40250 M) .085" - .175"-Warwick RED (42200 M) .045" - .105"----Fender 8250-M .045 - .110 (article no. 180438)-
Bolt-on neck--Maple----MapleMaple-
Neck profile--Thin U-CC---1960's Rounded

Description

The Epiphone Thunderbird IV VSB is a Thunderbird IV Electric Bass with a Mahogany body, Bolt-on maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Reverse Headstock & Black hardware. The retail price is 270.1 £.

Specifications

Pickups2 Humbuckers
ScaleLongscale
Nut width1.73"
ColourSunburst
SoundboardMahogany
NeckMaple
FretboardRosewood
Frets20
Pickup SystemHH
ElektronicPassive
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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