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New 4001v63

Postby (Len) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:11 am

Well, new to me anyway. I saw a Rickenbacker bass on Craigslist this week. It was listed for more than two weeks but still available. Probably because it was a 3.5 hour drive from Atlanta to pick it up. It's a pretty sweet bass, an 85 MG that is ambered beautifully. Very little wear, a couple of dings, but I think it has spent most of it's like in the case. I just checked the horseshoe and it is magnetized. Woohoo. I'll get it registered tomorrow.
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (berth) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:18 am

Sweet! How much is the neckwidth at nut?
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (Len) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:24 am

berth wrote:Sweet! How much is the neckwidth at nut?


40mm, 1 9/16 inch.
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (berth) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:28 am

Len wrote:
berth wrote:Sweet! How much is the neckwidth at nut?


40mm, 1 9/16 inch.


Even sweeter! My max is 41 mm. Above that they all eventually had to leave. I guess you are not ready to sell yet are you? ;-)
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (jps) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:31 am

Wow, Len! Really nice!!! :shock: 8)
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (BAD RONBO, KiLLeR DWaRfS) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:09 am

proper matching pickguard/surround radius near the switch. great score ! congrats.
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (rickenbrother) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:11 am

Congrats and enjoy it, Len! :)
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (cjj) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:31 am

Oh yeah! Another sweet Mapleglo! Congrats!
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (weemac) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:06 am

Very nice! As close to the Rm1999 as you are going to get these days!

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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (T.A.R.) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:41 am

Beautiful! :D Congrats!
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (wints) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:21 am

[quote="weemac"]Very nice! As close to the Rm1999 as you are going to get these days!

Yup, that's about right Eden...

Nice bass Len, try and hang on to that one....
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (opticnerve) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:11 pm

Congrats, it's an awesome looking bass!

Can you post a pic of the bridge pickup bobbin?
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (Lefty4003S8) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:24 pm

Congratulations on getting such a SWEET bass!!!!!!! Enjoy it!!!


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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (s4001) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:27 pm

Droooolllll
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Re: New 4001v63

Postby (marc61) » Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:02 pm

Looks like a keeper. Nice job Len
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