Thunderbird Woes

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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by john » Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:33 pm

because he is at the age when you think about that kind of thing :wink:

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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by beagle » Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:36 pm

ROFL!!!! :lol:
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by danelectro » Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:43 pm

Lol I'm only 17, trust me its all me :P. Turns out the weight on the low end of the strap not only works but looks awesome cos I polished the alloy and got our bands name engraved :D
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by john » Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:49 pm

ahhh 17 year olds need reverse viagra ,
awesome about the bass dude. i wanna see some picks .
have always liked the look of thunder birds

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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by beagle » Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:51 pm

Well done! Yeah it would be great to see some pics... How heavy is the weight?
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by danelectro » Sat Mar 22, 2008 1:10 pm

So today I went and bought and Epihpone as well and I am really really impressed. I figured I needed one for gigging cos my band gets pretty rowdy on stage. Let me just say the gibson was NOT worth the extra few thousand dollars :). It plays almost the same and the sound is just a little bit duller. Brilliant :) Have to make another strap weight though :P
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by ianbass » Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:11 pm

Same goes Mate....... I suffered with the sore shoulder but it gradually eased over time.... about 6 months or so. Stick with the Bird - best bass in the world!

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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by irvinz » Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:48 pm

yeah. it gets done more often that you would think. people moving the strap button =p
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by music_is_my_life » Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:18 pm

Haha i am also inticed by a thunderbird my rockshop and the thought of the weight problem is not so bad for me since i currently have a neck heavy bass and have gotten used to it. though i need to save up more before i buy because ill be needing a hard case to protect its head because my current bass decided to drop when i was carrying it one day (strap came off, cuz head was too low.) and got a NICE little chip in it!!! haha how much did you get for yours because the one at my rockshop is a little over $1000 think... i hope its not a typo....
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by model.citizen » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:04 am

music_is_my_life wrote:...my current bass decided to drop when i was carrying it one day (strap came off, cuz head was too low.) and got a NICE little chip in it!!!
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Re: Thunderbird Woes

Post by music_is_my_life » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:29 pm

haha yea. but its a cheapie bass anyways
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