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Mike Lull NRT5 Custom. Non reverse Thunderbird *** ANOTHER PRICEDROP £2350 ***
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Got this recently, but unfortunately I need to raise fund - so this awesome bass is now for sale.

Like new Mike Lull non -reverse thunderbird NRT5 custom.  A piece of art, pure vintage sound.  Very lightweight under 4kg.  Custom 34" scale.  With original hard case. 

In terms of ergonomics, the Thunderbird is similar to other Lull - it feels nicely balance and the design and workmanship are superb.

In terms of tone, the pickups give you that awesome and iconic Thunderbird sound. In don't have my own soundclips but the reverse Thunderbird uses the same pickups as Lull's other Thunderbird basses:

 



Of course the Mike Lull made the bass to sound as close to the original Gibson Thunderbird ...

...but without the neck dive which the original Thunderbirds are known to have. You can read more about the non-reversed Thunderbirds on the link below:

http://mikelull.com/site/instruments/basses/bass-NRT4_NRT5.html


I'm  based in London.

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POW! BAM! KAZOW! have a bump for a beaut of a bass GLWTS

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On 26/01/2019 at 14:58, p4ul said:

POW! BAM! KAZOW! have a bump for a beaut of a bass GLWTS

Thanks!

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13 minutes ago, Bassislife16 said:

Is the neck of this reinforced?

@Bassislife16 Yes the neck is graphite reinforced

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