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=The Warwick Thumb Club=

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by thndrstk6, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. Wyrtgeorn

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    Hi guys, am new to this forum but, I own a Warwick Thumb bass 4-string and have come across a bit of a head scratching moment. I can't find a serial number anywhere on it, but want to try and find out the date of it (if I can). Any suggestions or insights welcome.
     

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  2. BrusselsBass

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    On the top of the headstock
     
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  3. Hardy

    Hardy Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Can you please add a pic of the headstock? Front and top.
     
  4. Wyrtgeorn

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  5. Wyrtgeorn

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    Ah brilliant. Found it ontop of rhe headstock. Never noticed it before. Thankyou. Is really hard to see.
     
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    :) - early '90s ??
     
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    BrusselsBass Supporting Member

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    You can always upload more pictures, if you want :D
     
  8. Wyrtgeorn

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    Yeah, 91 according to the serial. So a 90's child.
     
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    hello
    I come to present my 2 thumbs recently purchased.
    Incredible instruments especially the 5 strings.
    I just have a doubt about the wood used for the body

    For the 4 strings WW says me :
    Caractéristiques :
    - Bass Thumb Bass BO 4 string
    Year 1997
    Month January
    Number 034971
    Neck Wood Wenge Wood
    Fingerboard Wenge Wood
    Frets Bronce Warwick Frets
    Nut Just a Nut Brass Version
    Neck construction Bolt On
    Body 2 pcs. solid Ovangkol Wood
    Surface Oil Finish / Beewax surface
    Pickups 2 active MEC JJ Pickups
    Electronic active MEC 2 Band Electronic
    Hardware Black Hardware made for Warwick

    For the 5 string he said :
    Bass Thumb Bass BO 5 string
    Serial Number G 050239 98
    Year 1998
    Month July
    Number 050239
    Neck Wood Wenge Wood
    Fingerboard Wenge Wood
    Frets Bronce Warwick Frets
    Nut Just a Nut II
    Neck construction Bolt On
    Body 3 pcs. solid Bubinga wood
    Surface Oil Finish / BeeWax surface
    Pickups 2 active MEC JJ Pickups
    Electronic active MEC 2 Band Electronic
    Hardware Black Hardware made for Warwick
    Made in Germany / 08258 Markneukirchen

    The pieces of the body is OK but with the color of wood I thought that bubinga for the 4 strings and Ovangkol for the 5 string
    can you help me on this mystery
    Thanks

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  10. Nachobassman

    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Hello there.

    Have in mind wood is a natural material, it is not synthetic, human-made. One tree of a given specie could have a noticeable variation from any other tree, just like humans, and other living things.

    Boobinga is a brown-red-ish wood, both basses have boobinga bodies. Enjoy them beauties!

    Cheers. :)
     
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    LoerEnd Citizen Thumb

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    Having lots of fun with the new Streamer baby and the good Thumb wife. Clearly a better SLAPPA DA BASS MAN tone.

     
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    Yep. Clearly the Streamer for me this time.
    Nice playing bro!
     
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    Thanks my friend. A bitch of a pocket, which I couldn't nail in full, but massively fun song to play.
     
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