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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by hebrewhamma711, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. hebrewhamma711


    Apr 25, 2006
    Sup guys, got my Ric round mid-February. anyone else have one?????? Who LOVES them though, wanna chat?
  2. hebrewhamma711


    Apr 25, 2006
    I love bass...:)
  3. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Here's most of mine, find the Rics!
  4. incubus2432


    Mar 21, 2002
    Grafton, Ohio
    Wow, another reason to post a pic of my Rics.....cool!


    ....I don't really feel like chatting though. :)
  5. lug


    Feb 11, 2005
    League City, Tx

    Rickenbackin since 1978. :D
  6. What a nice 700th post, showing off my wonder.

    2004 rickenbacker 4003 jetglo.
  7. Alex E

    Alex E

    Mar 2, 2006
    Which Ricky did you get, HH711? Mine is a Fireglo 4003 and it is beautiful!
    Almost too pretty to play. The tone is very good, too! Before buying it, I had read it was a very trebly bass ... That was rubbish. The new 4003s are very bassy. And the pickups are LOUD!
  8. RandallFlagg

    RandallFlagg Guest

    Aug 18, 2003
    Kansas City
    OK...here's mine, again:

  9. You guys suck...I am Ric-less at the moment.

    I sold my midnight blue 4003 to fund my fretless blueburst 4003...I am trying not to think about it and you guys start posting pics.

    I hate you LOL.
  10. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    i've got 3:

    1974 4001 (Fireglo)

    1978 3001 (Walnut)

    2004 4003 (Montezuma Brown)

    LOVE 'EM ALL!!!!!!!!!!
  11. bigbajo60


    Nov 7, 2003
    Laredo, Texas
    My first pro-level bass was a 1977 4001. It was good, but I had to sell it in '87 for financial reasons.:bawl:

    I now have this 4001C64S, and since my original bass-inspiration came off of mid-70's Wings records, this bass I likes a little better!:D
  12. My '79 4001


    I don't think I could ever let go of this one. :bassist:
  13. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004
    I had one of these... a '76 vintage... same natural finish. I sold it along with my rig back in '83... can anyone say, "identical twin daughters?" Twenty-three years later... I'm back in the game; however, I'm playing a couple of very fine Fenders right now..., but I did get a lot of great mileage out of my Ric! Who knows... maybe I'll go get myself another some day soon... ;)
  14. -Sam-


    Oct 5, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Can you guys explain why some of the ricks have the head stock sticky out bit going one way but the others are going the other way?
    I dont know if that really made sense but i hope you get it

    PS i love the look of ricks but am yet to own one because i am poor and cant afford anything good also dont think they would suit my style of playing really well:bag:
  15. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
    My Burg !


  16. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Ric basses are neck-thru, meaning the neck runs the full length of the instrument and the body halves are glued to this. Lefty Ric basses used the same neck/headstock as righties, the body halves were reversed. This was the case till the mid-late 80s when Ric started making mirror-image neck/headstocks for lefty basses.
    On the current C-Series basses, which represent Paul McCartney's lefty 60s Ric bass, the righty basses have lefty necks to give the look of his bass which has the backwards headstock.

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