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Gibson Introduces Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass

Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass - Pelham Blue

Gibson is reviving another model from their past catalog with the new Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass. First introduced in 1965, the Non-Reverse flips the body shape of the original Thunderbird for a more traditional, albeit asymmetrical body style. Gibson kept the design identical while fitting the new version with upgraded hardware and pickups.

Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass - Vintage Sunburst

The Thunderbird Non-Reverse is built with a mahogany body, a quarter-sawn mahogany neck and a rosewood fingerboard. Hardware includes a three-point Thunderbird bridge with individually adjustable saddles and Grover tuners. Of course, the basses are fitted with a pair of Thunderbird pickups and a control configuration of volume, volume, tone.

The Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass will be available in Vintage Sunburst and Pelham Blue finishes with an MSRP of $1,899. For more info, check out the Gibson website.

Gibson Thunderbird Studio Non-Reverse Bass Specs:

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Construction: Glued-in Neck
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12˝
  • Scale: 34˝
  • Inlays: Acrylic Dot
  • Nut: Corian
  • Slots: Gibson PLEK System
  • Tuners: Grover 20:1
  • Bridge: Thunderbird 3-point Adjustable
  • Knobs: Black Top Hats with Inserts
  • Pickguard: W/B/W with Black Bird Hot Stamp
  • Pickups: Thunderbird Bass (Ceramic)
  • Controls: 2 Volumes, 1 Tone Control
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Colors: Vintage Sunburst, Pelham Blue
  • Case Included