G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Short Scale Bass, TV Jones® Pickups, Firebird Red

Model: 2410516815

Musical mad scientists Billy Gibbons and Bo Diddley put their heads together for this over-the-top bass, the “Billy-Bo” Jupiter Thunderbird. Its look is out of this world, and its versatile sound ranges from down and dirty to mellow as Sunday morning. Special features include TV Jones® Thunder’Tron™ pickups, Space Control™ bridge and Gotoh® tuners.


Model Name: G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Short Scale Bass, TV Jones® Pickups, Firebird Red
Model Number: 2410516815
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $3599.00
Color: Firebird Red


Body Shape: Billy-Bo
Body Material: Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Body Back: Mahogany
Body Top: Laminated Maple


Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
Scale Length: 30.3" (770 mm)
Number of Frets: 24
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"


Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass
Neck Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: Filter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™


Bridge: Rosewood-Based Space Control™ Bridge
Tuning Machines: Gotoh® Cast/Sealed Locking
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: Black
Control Knobs: G-Arrow


Strings: NPS, Gauges .045-.105
Unique Features: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Black Plexi Pickguard, Schaller® Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: Includes G6285 Hardshell Case
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