Series Archives: Rickenbacker Refinishing

Rickenbacker Before refinishing

Rickenbacker Refinishing part 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker Refinishing

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker RefinishingYet another refinishing project. So my friend Marc at Bassline-shift has a 1990’s Rickenbacker bass with a terrible divot (for a lack of a better word) on the neck. There was a section on the neck where there was no poly finish. It affected […]

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Rickenbacker Refinishing part 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker Refinishing

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker Refinishing  This is how the Rickenbacker looks after sanding off the poly. It is down to bare wood. This was much faster to sand than the Tele due to the fact that the Rick doesn’t have any pore/grain filler. I did not sand down […]

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Rickenbacker Refinishing Final

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker Refinishing

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Rickenbacker Refinishing And it’s finished. (Pun intended) After 2 coats of oil/wax and a light buffing,  it’s all put together. It’s a 100% improvement, god damn I hate thick poly finishes.  Why not just make the body out of plastic resin with a faux wood […]

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