The · W e s t o n e · Forums
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by dustymiller Mon Mar 02, 2015 11:47 am

Hi all,

Just noticed this one, looks a bit odd to me... odd Headstock, no serial number and with a bridge pick up,..... Could it be that someone has hacked the headstock and cobbled together the extra pickup or possibly a prototype for another Thunder model....?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WESTONE-THUNDER-1-A-BASS-GUITAR-/171693933277?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item27f9c182dd
dustymiller
dustymiller
Westone Nut

Number of posts : 46
Location : Belper, Derbyshire
Registration date : 2012-03-30

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Catalyst Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:09 pm

I'm going with your first supposition....the hacked and cobbled one  Cool
Catalyst
Catalyst
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 319
Registration date : 2013-02-24

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by BrunoOnBass Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:18 pm

It's a sawn-off. There is no central peak on the head stock. Poor bridge pick-up routing, too Crying or Very sad .
BrunoOnBass
BrunoOnBass
Registered Member

Number of posts : 13
Location : Oxon
Registration date : 2015-02-13

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:19 am

A broken bridge pickup to match the bad routing too.

What a mess, people bidding on it too....nuts.
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by BrunoOnBass Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:43 pm

Could have been sawn-off to remove the serial number? Is it hot?
BrunoOnBass
BrunoOnBass
Registered Member

Number of posts : 13
Location : Oxon
Registration date : 2015-02-13

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Clive Shakedown Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:07 pm

The only reason for cutting down the headstock would be to remove the serial IMHO.
it's a Thunder 1A but whoever owned it was desperate for a Thunder 3!
it's a sad specimen indeed.
Clive Shakedown
Clive Shakedown
Senior Member

Number of posts : 134
Age : 61
Location : UK
Registration date : 2013-07-28

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:16 pm

Or like I did with my old strat,  reshaped to hide severe damage.
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:17 pm

Or maybe so it'll fit in his guitar case ☺
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Clive Shakedown Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:41 pm

it sold for £155, must have been a bidding war.
Clive Shakedown
Clive Shakedown
Senior Member

Number of posts : 134
Age : 61
Location : UK
Registration date : 2013-07-28

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:45 pm

That's nuts!  My trans red 1a with case went for the same price!  There's no justice!
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by dustymiller Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:46 am

£155!!!!...... Why on earth would anybody pay that for it?  No Bizarre.
dustymiller
dustymiller
Westone Nut

Number of posts : 46
Location : Belper, Derbyshire
Registration date : 2012-03-30

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:41 am

Part of me thinks this is Damian's work under a different ebay account!  A westbone botch job Razz
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Westbone Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:10 am

Ho ho ho, laughing all the way to the bank Bitch!.. Laughing
Westbone
Westbone
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 5846
Location : Redbridge
Registration date : 2008-12-28

http://www.chruler.com/

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:14 am

2nd thoughts, it can't be one of yours,  it's under £250 Surprised!
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Westbone Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:20 am

And they sell... Laughing  your too cheap Vimes.
Westbone
Westbone
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 5846
Location : Redbridge
Registration date : 2008-12-28

http://www.chruler.com/

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:23 am

Not really, just honest Smile
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Westbone Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:25 am

Told ya prices for Westones are rising, just not in your case .... Razz#

Jokes aside. Seriously thought your red one would have done better than that.
Westbone
Westbone
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 5846
Location : Redbridge
Registration date : 2008-12-28

http://www.chruler.com/

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:26 pm

Me too!  I turned down offers way over the selling price,  still, I made a profit and someone got a good deal,  so everyone wins eh,  it was actually bought by a board member here,  not massively active though.
Sgt. Vimes
Sgt. Vimes
Financial supporter

Number of posts : 3305
Age : 50
Location : tyneside
Registration date : 2011-11-03

Back to top Go down

Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay Empty Re: Thunder 1A Bass..... Bit odd on the bay

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum