Westone Thunder 1 Bass Guitar


Westone Thunder 1 Bass Guitar

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Westone Thunder 1 from 1983! Crafted in the renowned Japanese Matsumoku factory, this vintage gem is highly sought after by musicians and collectors alike. With its exceptional build quality, it surpasses even the precision basses of its time. One of its standout features is the brass nut and bridge, which enhances its precision and tone.

This Thunder 1 showcases beautifully figured wood, adding a touch of elegance to its timeless design. As a 41-year-old instrument, it carries the natural character of a well-loved companion, displaying minor marks, blemishes, and hardware tarnishing that only contribute to its allure. Currently strung with roundwounds, it delivers a vibrant and dynamic sound.

Rest assured, this Thunder 1 has been meticulously set up, ensuring an effortless playing experience that will captivate any musician. It comes with a gig bag. 

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own this extraordinary Westone Thunder 1. Embrace its rich history and enjoy the sheer pleasure of playing this musical masterpiece.

It can be played/viewed in Preston Lancashire, or delivered to any UK mainland address for £22

We are a VAT registered family business run by musicians for musicians. All our pre-owned stock has been carefully sourced and thoroughly checked prior to dispatch. We endeavour accurately describe our guitars, but if you require further details/information do not hesitate to contact us


prelovedguitars.co.uk  – Sustainability


  • All of our guitars, basses and equipment are pre-loved and pre-enjoyed
  • All of our packaging materials are recycled (in fact we often re-cycle cycle boxes!)
  • Our guitar studio is a recycled shipping container!
  • We limit our travel by having our business premises within our own grounds
  • We keep our grounds bio-diverse and promote animal, wildlife, butterfly & bee welfare
  • We are pescatarians and shop sustainably supporting local businesses
  • Our cottage is 400 years old and has housed many occupants
  • As a band (BlokesandaBird) all of our material is recycled!! 🙂


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Available to view/play/demo near Preston, PR3, For further details, including more pictures (genuine enquiries only) please contact me. I may consider part ex. but only for high end guitars / basses. Call/text Paul on 07919 280017 or FB message.
£25 deposit, paid via PayPal will secure any Guitar till pay day Can be sent via insured couriers (at cost approx. £20) to any UK mainland address