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Was There, Ever A Thumb Bo5 Bubinga/wengé?

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by Henrythe8, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. Henrythe8

    Henrythe8 Dolphin Hoarder

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    Hello there,
    Everything is in the title.
    I know I want A thumb. I know I want a Broadneck. I never saw a thumb NT BN5, so I'm looking for a Thumb BO5BN.
    I thought I'd be able to snatch a Bubinga Body/Wengé Neck, but it seems all I can find is a Full Ovangkol.
    So, does my "Wanted" bass exist ?
     
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    Hoggles Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Quick search shows there apparently were some Bubinga/Wenge BO's. Though pics are only showing the front. No BN.

    One from Pinterest. No back pic. No BN.

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    I've don't ever recall seeing a BN BO 5'er with that combo.
     
  3. jester

    jester Moderator Moderator

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    From what I can see on the W site, the Thumb BO basses currently have a bubinga body and wenge neck. But I can't find the BN anywhere. :-/
     
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    Hoggles Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Haha I didn't think to look what the current BO's are made of. Didn't know they are using the NT wood combo now. Good to hear.
     
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    It's been like that for quite a while now, I think since 2013. Since everybody's buying and selling used ones, these have not been around much, esp. with their current prices.
     
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    I have a Bubinga/wenge BO Thumb but not BN from 2015...Absolutely incredible bass! The neck is soo good...My 94 NT6 neck is quite textured and course to touch but the new wenge is really really smooth..similar profiles aswell, quite slim...The BO is so much more punchy and aggressive aswell
     
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