Al Cisneros Signature Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by OrphicTrench, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. BassJuju


    Jul 9, 2016
    I love mine and the covers aren’t that bad for my style. I do really dig the way it looks with and without the bezels... both are nice.

    Still, I am thinking about getting the bezels. I see a couple of sources for them. Is one better than the other?
  2. Still, I am thinking about getting the bezels. I see a couple of sources for them. Is one better than the other?[/QUOTE]

    Just send an email to Rickenbacker. As the owner of a 4003AC they'll send you two bezels for free.
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  3. I skipped a few of the pages of this thread (shame on me), so, sorry if somebody already did so, but could anyone maybe record a 'demo' of this bass? There is one for sale not too far away from where I live and I still hope that I dislike the sound of that bass enough to not drive there to test/buy it. :roflmao:
  4. If you ever drive down there, please post your own demo! :)

    Here's a rather rare 'happy Al' piece of encouragement:
  5. Skum Jesus

    Skum Jesus

    Dec 30, 2020
    Keep the covers on or your doingit wrong #DOOMGAZZIE

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  6. ac100X


    Apr 6, 2003
    I'm not a fan, on E bay, every time I search for another Big Al Bass this thing shows up.
  7. Skum Jesus

    Skum Jesus

    Dec 30, 2020
    E bay whos that your reggie dealer? I feel full of myself like Prince when i play with both bezels blazing higher on the bridge side #BANGBANG
  8. Skum Jesus

    Skum Jesus

    Dec 30, 2020
    Photo credit: @Kvlebra 20201222_200136.jpg
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  9. Skum Jesus

    Skum Jesus

    Dec 30, 2020
    this is how we DOOM IN HTOWN DOOM Gazzie Charlie Curtis on the Rick
  10. sleddogn


    Sep 8, 2013
    Love My Dogs
    i'm so confused:wideyed:
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  11. timplog

    timplog Supporting Member

    Jul 18, 2016
    santa fe, new mexico
    If this thread is still a 4003ac coming soon and wonder if anyone knows how the guitar looks without the pickguard?
    is there bare wood 'unfinished' underneath, too many holes or routings, or other issues?

    have to add for the doubters, I have to say the green markers look (to me) a lot nicer in person with the contrasting walnut wings, original, although apparently the green markers appear already in some stereo models.
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  12. Hey there,
    I have a 1979 Jetglo 4001. If I remember correctly, you can't really take out the pickguard, as that's what holds the knobs in place and keeps everything nice and tidy. It's a lot like a stratocaster, in that sense.
    Here's a happy Al to comfort you:
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  13. Hernando


    Apr 6, 2022
    I have and I was wondering if this is an unnumbered limited series or is it a numbered series? Because I can't find the production number on it. And it did not come with a certificate like my Chris squire Rick.
  14. Hernando


    Apr 6, 2022
    No it does not have the Rick o sound
  15. Hernando


    Apr 6, 2022
    I was put on a list for one and did get one. But I am wondering about the production number. When I bought my Chris Squire signature it came with a certificate and production number on it. This does not. Does anyone know where or how to find the production number of the series? She is a beautiful bass and she plays and sounds great. Screenshot_20220403-130235_Photos.jpg Screenshot_20220403-130302_Photos.jpg
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  16. gebass6

    gebass6 We're not all trying to play the same music. Supporting Member

    Call or text Rickenbacker?
  17. Hernando


    Apr 6, 2022
    Like all Rick's, it's a routed cavity underneath.
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