One of Gibson’s most distinct designs meets features designed for today’s bassists! This Thunderbird Bass is part of Gibson’s 120th Anniversary and features classic nine-ply through-neck construction for an incredible playing experience, tonal punch, sustain and stability. Two mighty T-Bird Plus bass pickups and a rock-solid three-point adjustable bridge deliver anything from mellow jazz lines to rumbling rock.
Made with impeccable Gibson craftsmanship, the Thunderbird is meant to be played! The 34 inch scale fingerboard celebrates features a 120th Anniversary inlay at the 12th fret, making it an instant collectable. Anyone who’s played a Thunderbird would agree that it is a killer addition to any bass arsenal.
Gibson Thunderbird Bass Features
Body and neck
- Nine-ply mahogany and walnut through-neck construction with two solid mahogany body wings
- Rosewood fingerboard with 20 jumbo frets
- Acrylic pearl dot inlays and 120th Anniversary banner 12th fret inlay
- Two T-Bird Plus pickups with ceramic magnets for great punch
- Full 34-inch scale length
- Includes vintage-brown Gibson hardshell case
The core of the Gibson Thunderbird Bass lies in its through neck construction, with the neck and central body section fashioned from the same rugged nine-ply mahogany and walnut tonewood blank for unparalleled strength and sustain. Two solid mahogany body wings complete the distinctive Thunderbird look. This full-scale 34 inch bass features a rosewood fingerboard with 20 jumbo frets, acrylic pearl dot inlays, and a 120th Anniversary banner inlay at the 12th fret.
Pickups and electronics
The firm sonic foundation of the Thunderbird Bass cranks through a pair of superbly versatile contemporary T-Bird Plus bass pickups, with ceramic magnets for enhanced punch and clarity. Individual volume controls and a master tone control let you blend the pickups for a wide range of sounds.
A three-point T-Bird bridge in black chrome provides a rock-solid anchor at the body end for maximum resonance and sustain, with black chrome tuners at the stylish four-in-line headstock. A white pickguard with Thunderbird graphic, black truss-rod cover with Gibson logo, and black top-hat knobs with silver inserts complete the package.