1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (doctorwho) » Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:36 am

For the record, "Tuxedo" is often used to describe a white guitar/bass with black trim, e.g. this Gibson Les Paul Junior Pro Custom of mine:

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However, with Rickenbackers it is a term reserved only for instruments in the Tuxedo limited series (model 4003 basses, and model 360 guitars in six- and 12-string versions). These instruments are distinguished by having a white CV fretboard (the fretboard wood is maple, not bubinga) with black micro-dot fret markers. An example is my 4003 SPC Tuxedo:

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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (Ontario_RIC_fan) » Sun Jan 17, 2010 3:06 pm

Thanks for clearing that up Gary...

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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (kiramdear) » Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:45 pm

I like the painted fretboard. Were all the Tuxedo guitars of the 24-fret variety?
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (beatlefreak) » Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:24 pm

Yes.
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (jps) » Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:33 am

doctorwho wrote: An example is my 4003 SPC Tuxedo:

:shock: You didn't pull that out for the jam Friday evening!!! :shock:
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (beatlefreak) » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:57 am

It probably wasn't a formal affair!
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (scotty) » Mon Jan 18, 2010 1:44 pm

beatlefreak wrote:It probably wasn't a formal affair!
:wink:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (jps) » Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:18 pm

scotty wrote:
beatlefreak wrote:It probably wasn't a formal affair!
:wink:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll:
It wouldn't have been as much fun if it were a formal affair. :)

I had to make do with the 4002. :mrgreen: :lol: :wink: :D 8)
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Re: 1989 Tuxedo 620 12 in St Kitts

Postby (doctorwho) » Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:04 am

jps wrote:
scotty wrote:
beatlefreak wrote:It probably wasn't a formal affair!
:wink:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll:
It wouldn't have been as much fun if it were a formal affair. :)

I had to make do with the 4002. :mrgreen: :lol: :wink: :D 8)

Too many basses, not enough time ... :( :shock: :lol:
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