Is it happening? A new 4005?!

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CatHead wrote: Wed Mar 13, 2024 10:53 am A dealer here ive used before thinks based on the RRP hes been quoted by the distributor that the UK price will be £5999/£6299.

If thats true im totally out of buying one, that's crazy money.
I paid less than that for an all original '62 slab-board P-bass. :o
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Update: £5799 from Sound Affects / Ormskirk, UK..!
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Insane pricing. Im out, sadly.
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They said years ago if the 4005 ever returned, they would be pricey.
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cheyenne wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 9:53 am They said years ago if the 4005 ever returned, they would be pricey.
Well they definitely stayed true to their word on that... in the UK at least!
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1982 Rickenbacker 4001 Cream
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2017 Rickenbacker 4003 British Racing Green Ltd Ed
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CatHead wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 11:52 am
cheyenne wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 9:53 am They said years ago if the 4005 ever returned, they would be pricey.
Well they definitely stayed true to their word on that... in the UK at least!
Part of that is the pound has a much less favorable exchange rate to the dollar than it used to.
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Scrolling through real quick...purchased my 4005 from Chuck Levin's in Dec 1981 (1968 burgundyglo)

Brought back memories :)
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Have to say, the only 4005 I ever played, I didn’t love. It was ok; the bridge pickup really didn’t work for me. Which is lucky for me, at the prices of the new ones! For that price, I could buy a very early ‘70s 4001 with all the goodies.
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The new one is going to be $ 5250 Canadian . I don't think that is unreasonable when you compare to Gibson and Fender prices .
I put a deposit down on one , I wonder if I will still be alive when it
arrives .....
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audiorep2 wrote: Mon Apr 08, 2024 9:00 am The new one is going to be $ 5250 Canadian . I don't think that is unreasonable when you compare to Gibson and Fender prices .
I put a deposit down on one , I wonder if I will still be alive when it
arrives .....
Wow! That’s pretty good! I paid my 4005XC more than that!

Where did you put your deposit if you don’t mind sharing that info?

I’m a Canadian living in Australia and we sadly don’t have a Rickenbacker distributor so I need to order from the US or Canada.

I need a Jetglo 4005V…

This being said, I’m pretty happy with my XC. First time I play with a short scale and I like it.
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I was quoted US$4,699 from Wildwood, including freight. I'll be up for local taxes & duties on delivery to OZ on top of that. Despite that I hit the button to order mine.

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Ratwax wrote: Thu Apr 11, 2024 6:46 am I was quoted US$4,699 from Wildwood, including freight. I'll be up for local taxes & duties on delivery to OZ on top of that. Despite that I hit the button to order mine.

Cheers,
Awesome!

I’ll inquire with them!

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I preordered a Fireglo through Sweetwater ,
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Ratwax wrote: Thu Apr 11, 2024 6:46 am I was quoted US$4,699 from Wildwood, including freight. I'll be up for local taxes & duties on delivery to OZ on top of that. Despite that I hit the button to order mine.

Cheers,
Preorded from Sweetwater got mine for less 4K , best customer service in the business
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Re: Is it happening? A new 4005?!

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Have any of these actually hit a dealers floor yet ?
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