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Blueburst as the 2005 color for Rickenbacker

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Blazer, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. Blazer


    Nov 27, 2003
    The Netherlands
    Rogue luthier employed at Knooren Handcrafted bass guitars

    All I can say about this is...

    WOW! I'm getting GAS attacks from looking at that bass.
  2. plasson


    Mar 21, 2005
    It's a blueburst "white-blue"... I do prefer the "black-blue" one like G&L does on its instruments.
  3. Sutton


    Mar 3, 2005
    Plainwell, MI
    looks great, but in order to get one, you have to order it and then they send it to you 6 months later
  4. Bob the Bass

    Bob the Bass

    Aug 13, 2004
    6 months !! If you live in the UK you can double/treble that !!
    However, its so gorgeous I've ordered one & will wait as long as it takes! :bassist:
  5. that is truely a beautiful instrument!
  6. Walbassman


    Nov 27, 2002
    Nashville, TN
    everybody needs a Ric!!!

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Very Nice :bassist:
  8. loendmaestro


    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    I have 3 Ricks & just looking at that picture makes me want a 4th. I have a Montezuma Brown 4003 & have to say that RIC has got it going on when it comes to the "Color Of The Year" thing. The only one I didn't really like was Blue Boy, but I'm sure that color has it's fans out there.

    Somebody loan me $1200.
  9. Sutton


    Mar 3, 2005
    Plainwell, MI
    I loved Blue Boy (that was the baby blue, right?) But then again, I cant stand the brown.

    As for the blueburst, its looks great, but I couldnt stand buying something and not getting it for another 6 months. On the flip side though, Color of the Year tends to have an extremely high resell value (seriously, you could buy a blue burst for 1200 today and sell it for 1500 in 3 years, used)
  10. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    That's a nice color. Real nice.

    One of the online Ric dealers has a blueburst 4004Cii/5 on order. Should be beautiful (once it sees the light of day!).
  11. 1039greenday


    Aug 1, 2004
    does anyone know any online stores that offer blueburst? The only colors i see are fireglo, mapleglow, jetglo, and midnight blue
  12. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
  13. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Yumm! :smug:
  14. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I agree, RIC is usually right on the money with the color of the year. My favorite was Montezuma brown.
  15. ironfist


    Feb 5, 2000
    Next year: School bus yellow
  16. Broach_insound


    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    I think thats uuuugly I love their other blue though.....They stil gonna have it ..right?