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I am in love with this fakenbacker on aliexpress

 
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Nick
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:26 pm    Post subject: I am in love with this fakenbacker on aliexpress Reply with quote

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2018-New-Rickenback-Electric-Guitar-rosewood-fingerboard-has-the-gloss-of-varnish-on-it-headstock-5/32884537074.html


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sure 'tis pretty. Would you get that exact one though, or another, made to those specs. Would any of this be a problem?

A thread worth reading:

http://offsetguitars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=99149
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually, when I saw this my first thought was if only they made a 12 string version. I sold my Danophobe mostly because of the stigma, and I probably won't ever spend Rickenbacker money on a niche guitar I'll only use on special occasion. I also love the look of this but don't think I really need another 6 string.

May think it over for a bit and message the seller to see how much more a 12 string version would be if it's even something they could do.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Funny shaped Epiphone
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Noirie. wrote:
Funny shaped stagg at best

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I feel like kicking that tailpiece in the face.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


blast off at the speed of light
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tbh I reckon it’ll be okay with some work done.

Resell will be shite though.

When I sold my 4003 copy I kept getting the listings pulled by those insecure pussies at Rickenbacker.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Suitable For: Professional Performance

Sounds perfectly reasonable to me Laughing

In all seriousness I'm sure it's about the same quality as the Gibson fakes listed on the left (which aren't bad), but personally I can't support buying such a blatant fake. Except I kinda would because of how Rickenbacker are dicks about copies yet refuse to put out anything for people on a budget.

It looks lovely though.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:03 pm    Post subject: Re: I am in love with this fakenbacker on aliexpress Reply with quote

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https://www.aliexpress.com/...


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hahaha getting bit by a dang snake is definitely a concern.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MY FAKENBAKER HAS LOW QUALITY HANDS
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Rickenbacker CEO is such a bad dickhead that I endorse these copies wholeheartedly.

Reading about how much of a dick he is makes me want to buy one for that reason alone.

He's such a fucking shite.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's a fucking mark ass bitch.

But as I said earlier these copies are difficult to resale if need be cause that of cunt.

I hope he sees this thread then eats shit and dies. Fucking pussy.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My favorite Fakenbacker is the Ibanez 2388


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh fuck I didn’t know that was a thing^^^do an want
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

westtexasred wrote:
My favorite Fakenbacker is the Ibanez 2388


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That's really rare as a Rickenbacker, if they ever made any at all.

There's a 480, which is like that but with no body binding and dots on the fretboard. That one is a 481, but the ones I've seen all have slanted frets and big humbuckers.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A Kasabian fellow played a Rickenbacker like that one
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