Search Forums Recent Posts. This old Gibson bass presents very well and is an excellent player; it has had a well handled major restoration. I've seen some crazy prices on other stuff, but for a VGC one to someone who wouldn't mind adding one to their collection, that's not that far out. Its an SG due to the shortscale Kevin Borden Kevin Borden has been a bass player since , and is currently President of Goodguysguitars. Moderated by TB-er Jules.
History, collecting Gibson vintage bass guitars. And why Vintage Gibson Basses in particular? Visit our Vintage Gibson Bass Collection. I always have to say that when anyone talks about these. The Bad Like all basses of this vintage, the electronics might wear and parts can sometimes be nearly impossible to replace.
He can be reached at Kebobass yahoo. Several of these were used in the studio when they were first introduced, and are still used today. Visit our Vintage Gibson Bass Collection. Mid Thunderbird IV specs: Non-reverse body style bass side horn longer than treble side cutaway horn , glue-in neck. I prefer the rosewood board over the maple board, simply because I think it works better with the hyperactive preamp.
Rig Rundown: Albert Lee. The information below will guide you to some excellent, no-excuses basses. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles lacking sources from April All articles lacking sources. The tuners are the correct Kluson banjo pegs but are newer, still in production for use on Firebirds-they are fitted with the correct style plastic keystone buttons. Next we tackled the body, which was also in desperate need of a cleaning. A guy I lent it to smashed it, and all I got back was the headstock. The bass balances extremely well and has neutral wrist positions.
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