Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird (No Longer Available)
4-string Solidbody Electric Bass with AAA Maple Wings, Walnut/Mahogany Neck-through, Rosewood Fretboard, 2 x Humbuckers, and Hard Case - Black Cherry
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The Bass of a Rock Star!Get big rock bass tone, with Gibson's Nikki Sixx Thunderbird solidbody electric bass. Few bass players come close to reaching the fame of Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, whose tone techniques are nothing short of inspiring. Now you can tap into the tone and style of this iconic bass player with your own Nikki Sixx Thunderbird bass. This amazing instrument puts Motley Crue's thunderous bass tone and Nikki's hard picking style easily in reach. With its killer blend of killer tonewoods, ceramic pickups, and unique hardware, you'll find yourself pushing your style to the limits when you play a Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird electric bass.
Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird Bass at a Glance:
Comfortable neck plus the solid low-end thump of a maple body
To equip the Nikki Sixx Thunderbird with the instantly recognizable thump you'd expect from a metal bass Gibson went with the tried-and-true combination of a AAA maple wings with a mahogany and walnut neck-through center. This gives you an amazing balance of chest-pounding resonance and the fast response you need to pull off percussive bass lines. And thanks to its narrow 1.5" nut, you don't have to have massive hands to rock out with a Nikki Sixx Thunderbird bass.
Bass humbuckers deliver earth-shaking bass tone
For big rock tone, the Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird comes with a pair of TB+ humbuckers. These pickups give you a huge, full sound with a tight bottom end. You'll keep the band rocking all night with the Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird.
A motley assortment of unique hardware and a crue of cool appointments
The first thing you'll notice about the Nikki Sixx Thunderbird bass's hardware is that it's all black... as it should be. But when you take a closer look, you'll find a collection of professional appointments that make this a true workhorse. For instance, its Grover tuners and 3-point adjustable tailpiece give you amazing tuning stability. Speaking of stability, the Nikki Sixx Thunderbird features a unique Opti-Grab bracket, which lets you anchor your hand behind the tailpiece - perfect for playing techniques at the bridge.
Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird Bass Features:
You won't find a bass more ready to rock than the Gibson Nikki Sixx Thunderbird bass!
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