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 Post subject: Fake 4001?
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:21 am 
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Is it me or is this a fake - not even thru-body!
http://cgi.ebay.com/Rickenbacker-4001-S ... dZViewItem


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 Post subject: Re: Fake 4001?
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:32 am 
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It is a legit Rickenbacker bass.


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 Post subject: Re: Fake 4001?
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 8:38 am 
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How can you tell? It didn't look thru-body to me. I'm trying to learn all I can about these basses.

http://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/viewima ... bog/R8.jpg


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 Post subject: Re: Fake 4001?
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 9:41 am 
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Some S models were set-necks. I'm not sure exactly how many were made, but a number of them are out there.


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 Post subject: Re: Fake 4001?
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 10:14 am 
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Some S models were set-necks. I'm not sure exactly how many were made, but a number of them are out there.


Huh, didn't know Rickenbacker made set-neck 4001s! Thanks.


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