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1976 Ric 4001

Postby (PunchyStrummer) » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:25 am

Hi all,

I have found a reasonable deal on a 1976 Ric 4001 - what should I remember to look out for to avoid any issues down the road?
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Re: 1976 Ric 4001

Postby (jps) » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:50 am

Will the seller let you pull off the TRC and pickguard to have a look inside?
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Re: 1976 Ric 4001

Postby (PunchyStrummer) » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:38 am

Probably.

Update: Looks like the ad just closed so out of luck this time :(
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Re: 1976 Ric 4001

Postby (jdogric12) » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:25 am

70's 4001's can be great but I'd want to see them in person, or else have a robust return policy in place and get lots of pics and ask all the questions. Look for the classic diagonal cracks away from the corners of the nut, indicating improper truss rod adjustment (common), and make sure the electronics have not been monkeyed with too bad.
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