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Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird


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Gibson is thrilled to introduce the Rex Brown Thunderbird Electric Bass. The signature instrument of Pantera's legendary bassist, Rex Brown, is a thunderous bass built for dishing out the hardest-hitting low end. Its mahogany body and neck provide a muscular tone that cuts through the mix, while a pair of Rexbucker T-Bird pickups deliver bone-rattling output. Active electronics give you complete control over your sound with the twist of a knob.

Rexbucker T-Bird Pickups: High-Output Aggression

The Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird packs a one-two punch with its Rexbucker T-Bird pickups. These active humbuckers produce a huge, aggressive tone that retains articulation and focus. With the pull of a pot, you can switch the pickups to passive mode for a warmer, vintage vibe. The Thunderbird's electronics also include a three-band EQ for shaping your tone and a master volume control.

Modern Playability, Timeless Style

While the Rex Brown Thunderbird has a look that harkens back to the original Thunderbird of the 1960s, its playability is thoroughly modern. Its slim, fast mahogany neck sports a rosewood fretboard with dot inlays. The Thunderbird's iconic body shape is complemented by gold hardware, including a rock-solid Hipshot bridge. Rex Brown's signature on the truss rod cover and an abstract doodle on the backplate further personalize this beast of a bass.

Road-Ready and Built to Last

As Rex Brown's signature model, the Thunderbird is built to handle the rigors of the road. Its sturdy mahogany construction provides stability and sustain, while a hardshell case protects your investment when transporting it between shows. For bassists seeking an instrument with classic style, bone-rattling tone and modern playability, the Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird bass delivers. Pick up your Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird from Guitar Center today.

Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird Electric Bass Ebony
Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird Electric Bass Ebony
Gibson Rex Brown Thunderbird Electric Bass Ebony

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  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck with Rounded profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual Rexbucker Thunderbird humbuckers

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  • Shape: Rounded
  • Wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual volume, Master tone
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Acrylic Dot
  • Nut material/width: GraphTech/1.5"
  • Body Type: Solid Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Individual saddle
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Mini-Clover with Drop D Xtender
  • Color: Gold
  • Number of strings: 4 string
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Orientation: Right-handed

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