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4003 midnight blue

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Indiana Mike, Aug 19, 2007.


  1. Chronicle

    Chronicle

    Sep 13, 2006
    NY
    Would you look at that...
     
  2. Forcemaster

    Forcemaster Supporting Member

    Jul 15, 2006
    Portland, OR
    I played a ric (midnight blue) for the first time the other day.
    I want one, so much.

    Don't think I can justify it though. A shame.
     
  3. incubus2432

    incubus2432

    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    Photos never do the color justice....it looks wet and very deep in person.

    DSC02298.

    DSC02299.

    DSC02300.

    ric_front_full.
     
  4. Why does this one have dot inlays?
     
  5. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    I can honestly say in 20+ years of playing bass, I have never even touched a RIC.:rollno:

    Never actually seen one in person except maybe at a Rush or Yes concert.:bag:

    I guess there aren't many distributed in Canada.

    I hear it is a love or hate thing with these basses but I have always wanted one.
     
  6. That midnight blue 4001 is awesome

    but I'll be damned if mine aint sexier!

    IMG_1941.

    well maybe not.

    We'll call it a tie

    However

    Only really posted here to say that I bought my 4003 off of MF. It was at my house in 4 days. Sure beats the hell out of those 6 month waits some people get.

    And as for why it has dots and no binding. Its a 4001C64, or some number along those lines (I couldnt make the ric sight pull up double check). Its a reissue of pretty much the bass that McCartney played. Watch any beatles vid with him using his ric. No binding, no sharkstooth inlays
     
  7. Chronicle

    Chronicle

    Sep 13, 2006
    NY
    Wow didnt know they made Azureglo C64's.
     
  8. incubus2432

    incubus2432

    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    It's actually a 4001V63. Towards the end of the run they were (apparently) made in any available Ric color. Not many people knew this so colors aside from the standard V63 colors (FireGlo and MapleGlo) are pretty rare and there are probably only a few MID V63's. It was a wonderful bass but I find the 4004 models better suit my needs so I sold it.

    C64's have the reverse headstock BTW.
     
  9. bassjus

    bassjus

    Mar 30, 2004
    Mass
    Midnight blue are the only ones I can find anywhere. I want a damn fireglo or mapleglo. I guess it's good though, because I really don;t need one.
     
  10. incubus2432

    incubus2432

    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    My favorite picture of my ex-MID 4003 (non-V63)...... :D

    bloodric.
     
  11. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Blood? Now, that's rock n roll!
     
  12. Sufenta

    Sufenta Trudging The Happy Road of Destiny

    Mar 14, 2002
    The Signpost Up Ahead.
    Makeup? Now that's Glam-Rock.
     

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