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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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