Gibson Ripper Bass Natural 1975

4-String Bass Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Ripper Bass Natural 1975

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Alder
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.85" 12th - 1.02"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Glossy 3-piece maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard and pearloid dot inlays
Electronics: Original Gibson single-coil pickups and wiring. The pot codes date to 1974 and 1975. Controls include a 4-way tone selector, master volume pot, treble roll-off, and bass roll-off.
Pickup Measurements: Reading not available due to wiring scheme
Hardware: All original
Weight: 8lbs 8oz
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: This bass has very light play wear for its age. There are a few spots of finish wear along the bass side of the neck. The body has minor scratches and dings throughout.
Serial Number: 964798
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The truss rod is adjustable. The frets are low and show only minor signs of play wear. The pot codes date to 1974 and 1975. Appointments such as the set neck, alder body, and model name "The Ripper" date this instrument to 1975. Currently set up with 45-100 gauge flatwound strings.
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