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Favorite Rickenbacker $001/4003 Finishes?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by armybass, Oct 6, 2002.


Which Color for you?

Poll closed Dec 30, 2003.
  1. Jetglo Black

    26 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. Mapleglo Natural

    22 vote(s)
    28.2%
  3. Fireglo Sunburst

    24 vote(s)
    30.8%
  4. White

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  5. Blue

    7 vote(s)
    9.0%
  6. Red

    7 vote(s)
    9.0%
  7. Yellow, I have seen them

    4 vote(s)
    5.1%
  8. Others, name it.

    9 vote(s)
    11.5%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    I have had a White 70's that faded to Cream color, then a Black Jetglo and a Mapleglo now got a Fireglo on the way. The Mapleglo is leading the way for me but I am really intrigued by the Fireglo, very classy looking. I think I always associate Ric's with Players and the colors the same. I see a Black Ric and I think of Geddy, White and it's Chris Squire. Who played a Fireglo, I read that Paul McCartney played one but I remember his being Natural, I know it was a refin though.

    Scott
     
  2. When I think Rickenbacker, I think fireglo. That's the way it is, but one thing doesn't exclude another!
    Therefor, I also like autumnglo and mapleglo :)
     
  3. tim4003

    tim4003

    Apr 30, 2002
    Dawsonville , GA
    My 4003 is JetGlo. I also like the Creme 4001 Chris Squire model.

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  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I *do* like my Azureglo 4001, but Fireglo is still the one that makes my heart go pitty-pat.
     
  5. PJR

    PJR

    Jun 20, 2001
    N.E. PA
    I've always had a 'hankerin' for a white CS Ric.....

    ....Fireglow is cool though...... ;)

    PJR
     
  6. Intrepid

    Intrepid

    Oct 15, 2001
    I like black and white...and creme, thats about it.
     
  7. jpwinters

    jpwinters Guest

    Aug 22, 2002
    Norfolk, Va
    This color

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  8. Intrepid

    Intrepid

    Oct 15, 2001
    Wow, thats a straight-up sunburst...never seen that on a Ric...must have been refinished or its an Ibanez with a Rick plastic thingmabob...
     
  9. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    You like Fireglo PJR? LOL. Folks, PJR is hooking me up with this beauty! Thanks Bro, hey I just put "You're" Sterling in the case. Man, the case and the bass are BRAND FREAKIN NEW! There is not a single mark on that baby.


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    Hey Jpwinters, gimme a shout when you get to VA Beach....I am in Richmond.

    Scott
     
  10. I think this is kind of neat:
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    but I also like fireglo, jetglo and white, as long as it comes with a black pickguard.
     
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    burgundy!
     
  12. jpwinters

    jpwinters Guest

    Aug 22, 2002
    Norfolk, Va
    It's an all original 83 Rickenbacker 4003 with original finish.

    Armybass, I will look you up. I'm in the Navy and will be stationed in Little Creek.
     
  13. AlexK

    AlexK

    Apr 10, 2001
    I fell in love with this color since the first time I saw it...
     
  14. Although I like the sunburst and the burgundy, I still like the simplistic jetglo black the best so far.
     
  15. GO JETGLO!

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  16. That's very pretty... JetGlo is my favourite, Midnight Blue (with black trim) is my second favourite, then that... then red with black trim!

    --jeff
     
  17. incubus2432

    incubus2432

    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    I'm kind of partial to the "non-standard" colors.........Jetglo, Mapleglo, White, Fireglo are great but I lean more towards the Midnight Blue, Teal, Sea Greeen, Burgundy etc.
     
  18. tonru

    tonru

    Mar 15, 2002
    a really hard decision,i went with jetglo.i was flipping daily from fireglo,mapleglo,to jetglo till the day i ordered mine.it's a lefty,so i ended up waiting nearly 5 months,and changed my mind every day i waited.
    sadly my gibson Sg standard guitar is black also.so sad,i think i'll dress in black.:D
    i can't help thinking how nice the jetglo goes with an Ampeg;kinda that Ansel Adams thing...
     
  19. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
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  20. Ooo, tuxedo!