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Got my '06 Rickenbacker 4003!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Chronicle, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006
    Oh man whata beauty. Well here's the story. I ordered mine off of http://ricpage.com and mike was a very good person to deal with. He emailed me a bunch about all the questions i had for him. Anyways, i ordered a fireglo but he sent an email the day he sent it saying it was jetglo! So i had to send it back and wait another 4 days for my fireglo! lol Well the wait is over! and it's rockin'!


    [Yeahh.. that's a street sign]
  2. pbass2go


    Dec 19, 2004
    Apple Valley, MN
    Dude.. that is a sweet looking bass!

    Hope it sounds as good as it looks.. congrats!

    You shoulda sent the Jetglo to me.... :bag::D
  4. manbass


    May 20, 2004
    Tampa Bay
    Noyce, mate. That "glo" is perfect.
  5. Max

    Max Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2000
    Bakersfield, CA
    Nice! What's it's birthdate?! (See my thread re my "666" mapleglo.)
  6. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006
    Anyways, yeah it sounds kickass on my poopy B15 Hartke lol. But i'm sure it'll rip some windows out once i get a new amp.
  7. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006
    hm so im thinking of getting her a mesa amp and DR lo-rider strings.

    hows that? and should i get thicker strings or stick with the smaller ones that came with the rick? i've got some thick hibeams on my fender jazz and i love em, but i wish they had a little more thump- so i was thinking of lo riders

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Very nice, I like that finish alot. Enjoy ! :bassist:
  9. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Very nice. I'm a Jetglo guy myself, but that's a sweet bass.

    Just let me get this straight, the 06's have the walnut wings, slightly thinner neck and the push/pull for vintage tone, correct?
  10. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006

    yeah, really is a nice addition
  11. mine sports a Maple glo finish...but I'm sure you'll love it....The ric is one of the basses that I'll own forever
  12. saxnbass


    Mar 9, 2006
    Nashville, TN
    How's the new Push/Pull vintage tone control thing sound?
  13. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006
    the vintage/normal tone setting is really cool. they both sound pretty good, but i like the standard best because it has more punch. but if you wanna play something softer, the vintage tone would work best i think.
  14. Jona-s


    Mar 22, 2006
    Wow.... looks cool :)

    So... how's the neck? Is it more similiar to jazz basses neck or...?
  15. Chronicle


    Sep 13, 2006
    i actually think the neck is the same size or smaller than my jazz! i can really fly on this Rick. It's MUCH lighter and balanced better than the jazz too.
  16. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone. Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Very nice! :cool: I just recently found out about the new thinner necks, which gave me instant GAS for a 4003! :hyper: But... I have to wait 'til I recover from the upcoming holiday spending. :meh: :bassist:
  17. Very nice, I used to have one just like it ^_^
  18. ustabawannab

    ustabawannab Caesar's palace, morning glory, silly human race. Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Greenfield, WI.
    Fire Glo sure is purdy
  19. 12bass


    Jan 2, 2003
    Victoria, Canada
    That's a very nice bass! If you can, maybe you could post some sound clips....
  20. easy


    Mar 16, 2005
    so what's up with the metal thing thing covering the pup?

    I've never been a fan of ricks (to be fair, I've never played one), but that's nice looking

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