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Epiphone Thunderbird Classic Pro IV *Sold*
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Local pickup price £200 - although can discuss that!

I have made a decision to sell everything I am not gigging or at least using, and although I have gigged this a few time, and it sounds awesome for some songs, it is really missing a string for me so it probably needs to go. This might be the one I regret selling though, as I always wanted a thunderbird.

This is the Epiphone Thunderbird Classic Pro IV, which means it is the one with the vintage brown finish (obviously) and is the neck through rather than the cheaper bolt on they do, and it is also the one with the Gibson pickups. It does sound pretty thunderous. Must admit I haven't gigged it with the ashdown valve head yet, might give that a try.

Anyway, in generally ok condition, apart from a few dents on the head, which is normal for my basses, especially this where the head is so far away from you. It also has a scratch in the back which I have no idea how it got there as I don't wear a belt. Photos of both below though.

Can pickup from Yeovil, or I can deliver for a reasonable distance, often go to Bristol / Bath / Exeter etc or can meet in the middle somewhere.

Lacking boxes to post at the moment, but could do if I can find some. 

Not looking to trade, trying to cut down on numbers

 

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Oh yes, time for another one of these. It isn't getting played so just gathering dust. Its the last of my 4 strings that I would sell (ie, i have one other 4 string and I am keeping that for nostalgia!).

But £200 will do

 

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My T-Bird needs are catered for jus now but can I just say what a nice magnolia that is.  Looks a picture of health.  Does it flower yet?

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53 minutes ago, Paul S said:

My T-Bird needs are catered for jus now but can I just say what a nice magnolia that is.  Looks a picture of health.  Does it flower yet?

Oh yes, thats the Samual Summer Gradeflora, it has been flowering for years now, most of the year round. It was a fancy expensive one when it wasn't very big, now it is huge, as are its flowers. We have another one that was a cheap garden centre one, also now massive, also flowers all year round. the flowers if anything are more impressive on that one, but they hardly smell. The Samual summer really smells like a magnolia, it is fantastic.

 

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I never knew anything about gardens but we got this house with a biggish garden and we left it for a few years. It was big and empty. Then I thought, I know, I will plant a few trees around to make it less empty, I like trees.

So I did. Turns out they grow.

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Such an incredible deal. I sold mine some time back as it did not get enough use—I am drawn to soundgears and jazz basses—but it was excellent. Good luck with the sale!

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If this is still here when my divorce is dusted...

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Really is criminal this is still here. Lovely necks, massive sounding pickups and they look cool as. 

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2 hours ago, Jonesy said:

Really is criminal this is still here. Lovely necks, massive sounding pickups and they look cool as. 

It certainly is criminal! At £240 it's a totally bargain, and if you're local (like me) at £200 you'd be mad not too invest. If I didn't already have two Classic Pro's, I'd have snapped this up the first day it was advertised. There's a page on Facebook called Thunderbird Bass Players Group, it might be worth while advertising it there. 

GLWTS

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Look shut up you guys, let it hang around for a few more months...

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7 minutes ago, Useless amateur said:

I keep coming back to look at this baby

 

Jon

Me too. Cannot fathom why it’s still here 

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I don’t even live that far away really, perhaps I don’t need to own 9 Precision basses which would free up some room

Jon

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