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How can this be legit??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hevy T, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
  2. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    It is not legit. Those are cheap counterfeits.
  3. sokolasty


    Dec 11, 2006
    I would not buy it. And what took my attention is that all pictures were made with poor light, so you can't see the details of guitar and maybe it's poorly finished.
  4. Emilym80


    Sep 15, 2011
    And it doesn't actually say anywhere that it's a Rickenbacker, nor is there a photo of the logo on the headstock...
  5. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    It's a legitimate Rickenfaker.
  6. ejmy


    Nov 30, 2008
    For more cheap counterfeits : alibaba.com and type basses in the search bar.
  7. BoomBoomOGTL

    BoomBoomOGTL Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2012
    York SC
    ..and typically these pacific rim companies will host pictures of the authentic instruments, and what you get in the mail will of course be a cheap fake that is nothing like the guitar featured on the website...
  8. Joe 1956

    Joe 1956 Inactive

    Nov 23, 2012
    Teeny pictures with watermarks covering the center of the image? Works for me.
  9. M Sterling

    M Sterling Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Well, I don't know about you but I don't need to see the front of the headstock to determine a guitar's legitimacy!

    Wait, oh...yes I do, never mind.
  10. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    Has anybody ordered one of these and wants to tell the story?
  11. Batmensch


    Jul 4, 2010
    Media, PA.
    This again? These are totally bogus, and if you are fool enough to order one, then you deserve what you get (or don't get, as the case may be).
  12. Batmensch


    Jul 4, 2010
    Media, PA.
    I know I certainly wouldn't admit to buying one. I'd hate for people to realize how stupid I was for doing so.
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