'60's Ric Lapsteel wiring diagram needed

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'60's Ric Lapsteel wiring diagram needed

Postby (fireglo330/12) » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:09 pm

To all the folks out there in Rickenbackerland... Does anyone possibly have a wiring diagram, or detailed pics of the wiring for a '60's single pickup (HS), Ric Lapsteel? Thanks!
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Re: '60's Ric Lapsteel wiring diagram needed

Postby (doctorwho) » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:43 am

I checked my picture archive but found none of the wiring on the 1959 Model 100 that I once owned.

That said, I would think that the wiring would be similar to that for any one-pickup two-control Riceknbacker (e.g., Model 1000, Model 4000, Model 420), except with no toggle switch.

http://www.rickenbacker.com/pdfs/19506.pdf

IIRC, the toggle switch is like a "tone shunt", but I'm not an electronics expert by any means.
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