Gibson Thunderbird Bass, Ebony

Gibson Thunderbird Bass, Ebony

The Gibson Thunderbird Bass Guitar Ebony Finish is a sleek and stylish instrument, and has been favoured by many notable rock bassists over the decades.
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The Gibson Thunderbird Bass Guitar Ebony Finish is a sleek and stylish instrument, and has been favoured by many notable rock bassists over the decades.

Thanks to its deep, rich tone, and natural levels of sustain, Gibson's original neck-through-body design is as popular now as it's ever been.

Gibson's Original Neck-Through-Body Bass

Originally released in 1963 alongside the awesome Firebird guitar, the Gibson Thunderbird was the company's first ever neck-through-body bass design.

This innovative design gave the world an incredible-sounding bass, with high levels of playability, and plenty of natural sustain.

Gibson Thunderbird Bass Guitar Ebony Finish Highlights

  • Iconic neck-through-body bass design
  • Longer 34" scale length
  • 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut neck, with solid Mahogany "wings"
  • Rich, warm tones, with a piano like natural sustain
  • Two high-output, ceramic magnet loaded humbuckers, for that familiarly thick, Thunderbird tone
  • Gloss Ebony finish
  • Hardshell case included
  • Home Delivery options available

High Performance Levels

True to Thunderbird tradition, this bass guitar's neck is super sleek with a rounded profile, and topped with a 12" radius Rosewood fretboard. The end result is a neck with a rock solid feel, that's incredibly comfortable to play, for any playstyle.

T-Bird Pickups

To compliment the naturally rich, thick tones made by the woods in this bass, Gibson have fitted a set of high-output Thunderbird humbuckers.

High output, and loaded with ceramic magnets, these pickups work perfectly with the bass's woods to produce that instantly recognisable Thunderbird sound.

Not only that, but each pickup features an independent Volume control, along with a Master Tone pot, letting you shape your sound however you wish.

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Contact our Sales Team directly if you'd like to know more about the availability of this incredible bass guitar. Alternatively, simple order yours online today and choose from our fantastic range of Home Delivery options.

Gibson Thunderbird Bass Guitar Ebony Finish Specs


  • Material: Mahogany
  • Body Shape: Thunderbird
  • Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Colour: Ebony (Black)


  • Material: 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut
  • Profile: Rounded
  • Nut Width: 1.5
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Scale Length: 34
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Material: Graph Tech
  • Inlays: Acrylic Dots


  • Bridge: 3-point Adjustable
  • Knobs: Black Tophats with Silver Inserts
  • Tuners: Grover Bass Keys
  • Plating: Chrome


  • Neck Pickup: Rhythm T-Bird
  • Bridge Pickup: Lead T-Bird
  • Controls: 2 Volumes, Master Tone


  • Case: Hard Shell Case
  • Accessories: Gibson Accessory Kit
  • Strings: .045, .065, .085, .105
More Information
Manufacturer Gibson
SKU 302922
Shipping Weight (kg) 6.000000
Case Included hard case
Colour black
Warranty 2 years
Series Gibson Original Collection
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.5"
Neck Wood 9-ply Mahogany / Walnut Neck
Pickup Config 2 x humbucker
Number Of Strings 4 string
Body Material mahogany body
Body Size full size
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard rosewood fingerboard
Guitar Style thunderbird style


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