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Author:  karlo [ Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:38 am ]
Post subject:  1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

hi...i have a Rick id like to give a new lease of life to.....does anyone have a picture of a 75 ruby/burg 4001 for reference?....i dont think mine has the original pickups on it....it has a tailfan pickup guard for example and signs of reg pickup under it.(screwholes)....a picture would be great...many thanks..k

Author:  Rickenbrother [ Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:12 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

Welcome to the forum, Karlo. Burgundy was a transparent red finish that was available in '75. Ruby was a solid metallic finish that was not available until about '80.

This is my 4001FL Burgundy. You can see the figured pattern in the maple.
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Author:  karlo [ Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:45 am ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

many thanks for the pic.....mine has the wedge shaped fret markers , silvered top knobs and a different neck pickup.....did they mix and match or have mine been replaced do u think?....many tanks.....k

Author:  Ontario_RIC_fan [ Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:28 am ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

karlo wrote:
hi...i have a Rick id like to give a new lease of life to.....does anyone have a picture of a 75 ruby/burg 4001 for reference?....i dont think mine has the original pickups on it....it has a tailfan pickup guard for example and signs of reg pickup under it.(screwholes)....a picture would be great...many thanks..k



ask and ye shall receive!! :o :o :o

Hundreds of pictures of Burgundy RIC basses here

http://www.rickresource.com/register/ga ... =0&month=0

Author:  karlo [ Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:09 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

holy cow...when it rains it pours!!....can u give me the irish lottery numbers too plz?!?!.....many thanks for that link......k

Author:  Rickenbrother [ Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:58 am ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

karlo wrote:
many thanks for the pic.....mine has the wedge shaped fret markers , silvered top knobs and a different neck pickup.....did they mix and match or have mine been replaced do u think?....many tanks.....k

The fretless basses that RIC builds have dot fingerboard markers. I changed the control knobs to the vintage style and if you look closely I also swapped out the neck higain for a toaster pickup.

Author:  Ontario_RIC_fan [ Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: 1975 burgundy/ruby 4001

karlo wrote:
holy cow...when it rains it pours!!....can u give me the irish lottery numbers too plz?!?!.....many thanks for that link......k


Happy to help! :)

I just scored my first BG Rickenbacker myself a few months back. It is a 2002 Burgundy 620 which was the last time RIC produced the colour.

http://www.rickresource.com/register/vi ... ine%3Dtrue


The RRF is a cool place to hang out, many of us are on both forums... And the register is an amazing tool to research RICS...

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