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ilan

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A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« on: June 16, 2017, 12:33:51 PM »
RIC posted this to fb and Twitter: "A prototype finished today. General production worthy or nah?"



There's also a pinkish 4003. RIC used the hashtag #mykindoftownchicago so my guess is these will be sold by CME.


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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2017, 10:08:58 PM »
Nah on that Fireglo, if that's what they're calling it.

Double nah on the Pepto-Bismol pink.

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 12:31:43 PM »
Triple yay on the pink, but with all black hardware. Looooooong shot, I know.
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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2017, 04:00:11 AM »
I have fulfilled my quota of pink basses (1), and even if I hadn't, I would never consider it on a Ric.

However, I find the FG variant very appealing.

I could go for that....
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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2017, 03:40:24 PM »
Regarding the Pepto-Bismol pink finish, I have learned that it has a name - Metallic Plumglo - and in 2014 a small number of 4003's and 620's were made in this color for the Japanese market.
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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2017, 07:16:49 PM »
This morning on FB I saw a photo from Ernie Ball of a pink Stingray and the actual name is Pepto Pink. Hopefully a very limited edition.

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2017, 03:48:04 AM »
This morning on FB I saw a photo from Ernie Ball of a pink Stingray and the actual name is Pepto Pink. Hopefully a very limited edition.
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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2017, 05:52:54 AM »
Is that a Musicwoman? 8)
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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2017, 06:00:35 AM »
Is that a Musicwoman? 8)
Hot pink was a guy color in the 80's.


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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2017, 09:37:29 AM »
It's for aging 80s rockers with digestive issues.

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2017, 07:08:43 AM »
I really like the fireglow, but can only imagine what it would sell for...

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2017, 12:01:43 PM »
Hot pink was a guy color in the 80's.



What? Those were guys?!   :popcorn:

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2017, 11:24:42 AM »
It's for aging 80s rockers with digestive issues.

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2017, 09:01:02 AM »
What? Those were guys?!   :popcorn:
Well as you know Aerosmith's Dude Looks Like a Lady was written about Motley Crue's Vince Neil.

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Re: A new prototype: FG/BT w/CB binding, ebony fretboard
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2017, 12:20:16 PM »
I thought it was autobiographical...    ;D