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Rickenbacker Colors

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FloydFreak500, May 30, 2005.


  1. i am thinking of buying a ric, and i just can not descide between the black and the blue. what do you guys think looks the best/what do you own.
     
  2. I like both colours. Although i dont own a blue Ric yet.
     
  3. Jet Glo has all the class for me. Fire Glo is ok. I'm not a big fan of black on instruments, but it is the definite winner for a Ric Bass.
     
  4. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Toronto
    Which one, Midnight Blue or Blueburst?

    Pass on Jetglo. My experience with it has been that it doesn't wear well (but it looks great).

    TD
     
  5. frigo

    frigo burn in hell!

    Dec 8, 2003
    Italy
    personally i got a jetglo (black), but i think the killer is the burgundyglo :eek:
     
  6. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Toronto

    You mean like this? Sorry.

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  7. Hopefully they bring Burgandy back soon. Thats my overall fav colour for Rics.
     
  8. I really wish Rickenbacker would come out with a green 4003

    Sorta like this
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    For now I'm very happy with my Midnight Blue one though.
     
  9. DubDubs

    DubDubs

    Aug 23, 2004
    Los Angeles
    You gotta get Blueburst, the 05' colour of the year.
     
  10. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    Green with black pickguard and binding, and any form of blue are my personal favorites. Any self-respecting Ric fan should be able to guess which Ric I really want from my user name.
     
  11. relayer66

    relayer66

    Oct 10, 2002
    Miura, Japan
    I used to have a late-70's ('80 at the latest) burgundy glow, which is the only bass I ever regret selling. It was a great color and if they offered it again I'd have a hard time resisting the urge to get one.
     
  12. relayer66

    relayer66

    Oct 10, 2002
    Miura, Japan
    Lemme guess...CS signature model?
    By the way, that is the best song featuring a Ric ever...
     
  13. frigo

    frigo burn in hell!

    Dec 8, 2003
    Italy
    absolutely! that's the one!
     
  14. Everytime i see Thornton post that pic, it makes me wonder if he ever really plays it. It always looks so shiny and clean :D
     
  15. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Toronto

    I hear ya David, but here's my proof,

    [​IMG]

    TD
     
  16. pil

    pil

    Feb 17, 2005
    Pimlico, UK
    Ive got an rick in midnight blue....loved it at the time - but i cant help but think jetglo is nicer - what is it they say about the grass being greener :bawl:

    anyway, buy the colour that YOU like - she'll sound beautiful whatever
     
  17. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    It's up there, but I'd have to go with "Close To The Edge".

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  18. Dean712

    Dean712

    May 3, 2005
    I have 4003's in both Midnight Blue and Jetglo. Both are nice, but I like Midnight Blue better - it has a sparkle in the finish, and it really grows on you.

    Both are nice finishes, though!
     
  19. RandallFlagg

    RandallFlagg Guest

    Aug 18, 2003
    Kansas City
    Well, personally, I have owned a JetGlo and a FireGlo, but I am rather "partial" to my latest Ric:

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