I hate you.
Where did you find it ? I’m searching all I know and am not able to find...
That's pretty interesting. The color looks like bubinga, but the grain looks like wenge. Does it have a volute? I think if it were '97-8 it would have one. If not, it is probably older, but I am not a Thumb historian. Hoggles will likely know the answer.
Yeesh! That toally sucks.Well, as beautiful as this bass looks and sounds, it unfortunately has some serious neck issues. I had to send it back.
Damn, it sounded fantastic, but it was almost unplayable. It had a bad “Ski Jump”.... Notes started fretting out around the 19th fret. It’s really too bad. I don’t think it was going to be possible to get the relief out of the neck. I’m pretty bummed. Oh well. At least I’m not stuck with it. I’ll find another Thumb NT.
Thank you for your kind words. I hope you found your dream Thumbmmm well I have gone a bit crazy of late...Like waay crazy..I moved to a very remote community and in my new job no longer pay rent so despite incredible fishing.. playing bass will take up a lot of my downtime (this is what I tell myself anyway). SOOOO my gear incoming list is stupid but lots of fun things ahead!
Carvin B2000 Head. N.O.S at a very good price and [email protected] 4 ohms through a cab that can hopefully handle it is going to be pretty epic!
Darkglass Alpha Omega Ultra. Cannot wait!!
Cioks Adam Link power supply
Boss Gt-1b multi-effects. I don't have any other effects except tone shaping so I wanted something cool but cheaper to explore what I like/will use (delay, verb, etc)
EMG BQC Preamp for my Spector- Electronics are loud and horrible-boost only rubbish and I'm really interested with all the tweaks this thing can do (cheap off ebay lol)
EMG 45JAX's again horrible passives in my Spector so these will hopefully be cool. Looking forward to kitting it out because it is a very fun bass to play but the electronics are so buzzy and non-responsive. (cheap off Ebay)
I was devastated to not be able to justify buying Lorenzo's incredible NT5. Such a great bass and bloke!! I really stuffed him around and he was so great to me. The cost of import duty and taxes plus shipping was close to 2/3 of the asking price of the bass and put it far over any equivalents in the market. Unfortunately I realised this after I had been saving for ages to buy it...ergh someone please buy this beauty!!
Anyway so my final purchase and last for a very long time!! Is a 1994 Thumb NT6. There was two Nt6 thumbs for sale in the world at the time I bought this (one crazy expensive one in Japan) and it just so happened to be in Australia from a warwick collector selling his collection. It wasn't cheap but it is old and looks like it should. Goes in the post today!!
Pics and thumb love to follow!