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Rickenbacker Guitar Factory Tour - Part 2/3- 09.18.09

rickmain1.jpg First you saw the Beatles Rock Band controller versus the actual Rickenbacker 325, next you got to peek into the woodshop, now take a look at how the guitars get finished ~ from the priming to the sanding to how each and every little electronic component finds it way to make the Rickenbacker 325 the icon it is…

Guitar sanding in preparation for paint
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Guitars ready for sealer coats
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Spraying UV-curable sealer
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330 model guitar in the UV curing booth
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Sanding between paint coats
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Guitars and basses waiting to be sanded and buffed
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Guitars waiting to be assembled and tuned (“set-up”)
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Model 330 pickguard assembly
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Pile of potentiometers
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Back view of harness assembly
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Pickups waiting to be put on guitars
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Pickup coil winder—Rickenbacker makes all of their pickups in-house
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Vintage keywinds
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The Rickenbacker Factory Series:
1. The Beatles Rock Band controller versus the actual Rickenbacker 325
2. peek into the woodshop
3. Painting and electronic components and finishing
4. A look at the museum - incredible design details from vintage pieces, limited editions, and concepts that never made it to market…

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I love this site. I have a Rick that fell on the ground and broke
One of the keywinds. I can’t find one to fix it. I took the Guitar to musiic shops who
Said I need to Order straight from Rickenbacker. Can you help me?
Thanks Danny

----- Danny 07.12.12 14:11

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