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The Epiphone Rex Brown Thunderbird bass, designed in collaboration with Pantera's Rex Brown, packs the iconic tone and style Brown is known for. With a neck-through mahogany body and custom Babicz bridge, this Thunderbird sings with enhanced resonance and sustain. Its ProBucker pickups and Rex Brown-designed electronics offer versatile tone shaping, while the gold-plated hardware and Thunderbird body shape give it sleek, eye-catching style.

Iconic Thunderbird Body Shape with Ergonomic Contours

The Rex Brown Thunderbird gets its distinctive look from the classic Thunderbird bass body shape. Famously used by Gibson and Epiphone, this iconic design immediately announces your serious bass attitude. However, Epiphone has tweaked the original formula by adding strategically placed comfort contours. These ergonomic curves help balance the instrument against your body, eliminating neck dive. Scooped edges provide a secure grip without digging into your ribs. The sleek maple and walnut body wings create an offset layered effect, topped with glossy black finish. This updated Thunderbird shape looks just as mean yet feels fantastic during long practice and performance sessions.

Legendary Tone and Sustain from Neck-Through Mahogany Body

The Epiphone Rex Brown Thunderbird bass has a neck-through design featuring a 9-ply mahogany and walnut neck joined to mahogany body wings. This gives you deep low end and singing highs, with enhanced sustain that lets your notes ring out. The mahogany construction provides a balanced tone across the frequency range, allowing clear definition even when playing complex passages.

Custom Babicz Bridge for Rock-Solid Intonation

Keeping your bass in tune is crucial and the Epiphone Rex Brown Thunderbird delivers with its custom Babicz FCH 3-point bridge. The innovative design offers full contact with the body for improved resonance, while the double-locking eCAM saddle system makes intonation adjustments easy. You'll stay in tune even during extended gigs.

Rex Brown-Designed Electronics with ProBucker Pickups

The Epiphone Rex Brown Thunderbird bass was designed in partnership with Brown himself, including the passive electronics with ProBucker pickups. The ProBucker 760s provide versatile tone, from vintage warmth to modern snap. With individual volume controls and a master tone control, you've got endless sound-shaping options. The smooth CTS potentiometers retain clarity at any setting.

Sleek Gold-Plated Hardware and Thunderbird Styling

With its gold-plated hardware, clear pickguard displaying the Thunderbird logo and Rex Brown signature on the headstock, this bass looks as good as it sounds. The iconic Thunderbird body shape is made for the stage, giving you effortless style during live performances. Any bassist will feel like a legend with the Epiphone Rex Brown Thunderbird.

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  • Neck-through-body mahogany and walnut construction with 9-ply neck
  • Indian laurel fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets
  • Babicz FCH 3-Point bridge with Epiphone string spacing
  • Die-cast gold tuning machines with mini clover buttons
  • Dual-action truss rod
  • 2 Epiphone ProBucker 760 bass pickups with nickel covers
  • 2 volume controls and master tone control, passive electronics
  • Clear pickguard with Thunderbird logo, gold backspray
  • Black control covers with Rex Brown logo
  • Bottom and neck heel strap buttons
  • Vintage T-Bird gold mounting rings
  • Epiphone hardshell case included

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Neck
  • Shape: C
  • Wood: Multi-piece Mahogany
  • Neck joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 34”
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
Pickups
  • Pickup configuration: PP
  • Neck: Epiphone ProBucker
  • Bridge: Epiphone ProBucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Master tone
Fretboard
  • Material: Indian laurel
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Glow-in-the-dark Dot
  • Nut material/width: Brass 1.614"
Body
  • Body Type: Solidbody Offset
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
Hardware
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Barrel saddle
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Gold
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Case: Hardshell Case

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