Andy Babiuk's Fab Gear
Andy Babiuk
585.425.0077
Rochester,, NY
6:03 PM
Andy Babiuk’s Fab Gear Showroom Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11am to 6pm After Hours by Appointment

Customers ordering merchandise via phone/internet may use all major credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, American Express), PayPal, Personal Check (must clear account before we ship), Cashier’s Check, Money Order, and Bank Wire Transfer (coordinates provided upon request). Please note that all international sales are by bank wire or PayPal only. For in-store sales we accept all major credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, American Express), Cashier’s Check, Money Order, and that green stuff they call Cash.

At Andy Babiuk’s Fab Gear we ship your gear to you FREE! All qualifying items and orders over $100 placed through our website qualify for free shipping via UPS Ground and is limited to the continental United States. The shipping address must match your credit card billing address or your order will be cancelled. Repeat customers can call to request shipping to an alternative address. We usually ship by UPS or FedEx. With the high quality of instruments that we offer we feel that this is safest and most reliable method of shipping. On special request, we will try to accommodate all special shipping requests. All shipments are fully insured. You can upgrade to next day or second day shipping at your cost. Please call us to upgrade your shipment. Customer pays all shipping on any returned merchandise. All insurance claims are the responsibility of the customer.

24 hour approval with shipping at the buyers expense. Upon receipt, if you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you must notify us within 24 hours and we will refund your money as soon as the merchandise is returned to us in the same condition as when shipped (except for layaways). Customer is responsible for all shipping, insurance and bank charges that may occur. Call Fab Gear with any questions 585.425.0077

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2021 Fender 75th Anniversary Commemorative Jazz Bass

$2,099.99
NEW - In 1946 Clarence Leonidas “Leo” Fender created Fender Electric Instrument Company and changed the trajectory of modern music forever. The 75th Anniversary Series celebrates Leo’s bold, revolutionary designs with special versions of the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Precision Bass® and Jazz Bass®. Featuring unique finishes, premium pickups and remarkably comfortable necks, these instruments...
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2021 Rickenbacker 1993Plus

$3,799.99
NEW - Pete Townshend asked Rickenbacker to reprise and update his beloved Model 1993 guitar and they were only too happy to oblige. The result is the 1993Plus, enhanced with a 1/8 inch (3.1 mm) wider neck, Caribbean rosewood fingerboard and more stable two-piece neck design fitted with a round heel for comfort. This classic 12-string design comes standard with three vintage reissue pickups,...
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2021 Rickenbacker 330

$1,999
NEW - Rickenbacker 330 6-string electric guitar. Careful acoustic research has resulted in the full, rich and warm sound of this popular model. Two single coil pickups on a full size body are accented by a traditionally shaped sound hole. The 24 fret Rosewood fingerboard is punctuated by dot inlay fret markers, with full double cutaways permitting access to all the frets. Standard output is...
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2021 Rickenbacker 330/12

$2,459
NEW - Rickenbacker 330 12-string electric guitar. The world's most popular twelve string electric guitar. Basically the same as Model 330 but with twelve strings. Careful acoustic research has resulted in the full, rich and warm sound of this popular model. Two single coil pickups on a full size body are accented by a traditionally shaped sound hole. The 24 fret Rosewood fingerboard is...
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2021 Hofner Fab Gear Revolution Beatle Bass 500/1-61-REV

$3,495.99
NEW- Paul McCartney acquired his first Hofner 500/1 Violin bass in 1961 while the Beatles were playing in Hamburg Germany. Known now as the Hofner ‘Cavern’ model with the two forward neck pickups, Paul played his first Hofner for endless Beatle shows and recordings until he received his second Hofner 500/1 bass with the two pickups spread apart in 1963. In the early summer of 1964 Paul decided to...
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2021 Rickenbacker 620

$1,829.99
NEW - The Model 620 features the famous 'Cresting Wave' Maple cutaway body based on an innovative design from the 1950's. A Rosewood fingerboard is punctuated beautifully with triangular pearloid inlay markers, while the maple double bound neck and body are solid through and through. The 620 is electronically engineered to the exacting standards of the 300 series, complete with Rickenbacker's own...
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2021 Rickenbacker 620

$1,829.99
NEW - The Model 620 features the famous 'Cresting Wave' Maple cutaway body based on an innovative design from the 1950's. A Rosewood fingerboard is punctuated beautifully with triangular pearloid inlay markers, while the maple double bound neck and body are solid through and through. The 620 is electronically engineered to the exacting standards of the 300 series, complete with Rickenbacker's own...
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2021 Hofner 500/1 ’63-RLC Violin Bass

$3,299.99
NEW - A special vintage finish Violin Bass created by our master in the violin lacquer dept. Beautifully aged to look authentically vintage but with the advantage of a brand new bass. Very special and secret varnishes are used to achieve the remarkable aged finish. The 63-RLC is inspired by the Hofner bass Paul McCartney still plays to this day, and features an unbound 2 piece neck and 2 on a...
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2021 Hofner Fab Gear Limited Edition Stage Model

$3,495
NEW - “We all love Paul McCarney’s iconic Beatle bass that was built for him by Hofner in 1963. Currently Hofner has been making a faithful recreation of McCartney’s legendary bass which is hugely popular with both players and collectors. I do sometimes have musicians tell me they have a hard time playing the replica 500/1 live with no fret markers on the side of the neck. I find myself at times...
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2021 Rickenbacker 4003W

$2,380
NEW – The Rickenbacker 4003 Bass is famous for its ringing sustain, treble punch, and solid underlying bottom end. It’s also famous for its distinctive, elegantly curved body shape, accentuated by a subtle strip of binding, deluxe triangular fretboard inlays, stereo output, neck-thru-body construction, double truss rods, and high output single-coil pickups with wide response range and brilliant...
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2021 Rickenbacker 360W

$2,499
NEW - Rickenbacker 360 6-string electric guitar. This guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the 'British' sound of the 1960's. Subtly updated through the years, this Deluxe hollow body with its special contour around the entire body perimeter, is still perhaps the most comfortable guitar of all. The bound body and Rosewood fingerboard, inlayed with triangular...
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2021 Rickenbacker 360

$2,499
NEW - Rickenbacker 360 6-string electric guitar. This guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the 'British' sound of the 1960's. Subtly updated through the years, this Deluxe hollow body with its special contour around the entire body perimeter, is still perhaps the most comfortable guitar of all. The bound body and Rosewood fingerboard, inlayed with triangular...
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2021 Rickenbacker 360

$2,499
NEW - Rickenbacker 360 6-string electric guitar. This guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the 'British' sound of the 1960's. Subtly updated through the years, this Deluxe hollow body with its special contour around the entire body perimeter, is still perhaps the most comfortable guitar of all. The bound body and Rosewood fingerboard, inlayed with triangular...
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2021 Rickenbacker 90th Anniversary 480XC

$4,799
PRE-ORDER - A part of the 90th anniversary XC release, the Rickenbacker 480XC brings back the classic 480 reimagined for a modern era! The all new 480XC features 60’s style “pearl” inlays on a Macassar ebony fretboard providing classic looks with modern playability. The “Cresting Wave” body features black checkerboard binding, and matte black hardware giving this guitar a deluxe look and feel....
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2021 Rickenbacker 90th Anniversary 480XC

$4,799
PRE-ORDER - A part of the 90th anniversary XC release, the Rickenbacker 480XC brings back the classic 480 reimagined for a modern era! The all new 480XC features 60’s style “pearl” inlays on a Macassar ebony fretboard providing classic looks with modern playability. The “Cresting Wave” body features black checkerboard binding, and matte black hardware giving this guitar a deluxe look and feel....
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Fender 60th Anniversary Road Worn Jazz Bass

$1,499.99
NEW - An icon since its introduction in 1960, the Fender Jazz Bass® found its place in the hands of bassists across almost every genre and style with its stylish and comfortable offset body, versatile dual pickup configuration and playable slim neck profile. Sixty years later, we’re proud to celebrate that timeless design with a limited-run Road Worn® Jazz Bass that captures the charm of a...
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2021 Fender 75th Anniversary Commemorative Precision Bass

$2,049.99
NEW - In 1946 Clarence Leonidas “Leo” Fender created Fender Electric Instrument Company and changed the trajectory of modern music forever. The 75th Anniversary Series celebrates Leo’s bold, revolutionary designs with special versions of the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Precision Bass® and Jazz Bass®. Featuring unique finishes, premium pickups and remarkably comfortable necks, these instruments...
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2021 Gretsch G6136B-TP-AWT Tom Petersson Signature Falcon

$3,999.99
NEW - The members of Cheap Trick have reigned as the high priests of hard-rocking U.S. power pop for more than 40 years, with an influential and infectiously ever-youthful sound driven by the impeccable playing of bassist and co-founder Tom Petersson. Now, on the heels of Cheap Trick’s April 2016 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Gretsch is proud to introduce the G6136B-TP-AWT Tom...
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Hofner 500/1 ’63-RLC

$3,449
NEW - A special vintage finish Violin Bass created by our master in the violin lacquer dept. Beautifully aged to look authentically vintage but with the advantage of a brand new bass. Very special and secret varnishes are used to achieve the remarkable aged finish. The 63-RLC is inspired by the Hofner bass Paul McCartney still plays to this day, and features an unbound 2 piece neck and 2 on a...
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2021 Hofner Fab Gear Revolution Beatle Bass 500/1-61-REV Model

$3,495
Pre-Order - Paul McCartney acquired his first Hofner 500/1 Violin bass in 1961 while the Beatles were playing in Hamburg Germany. Known now as the Hofner ‘Cavern’ model with the two forward neck pickups, Paul played his first Hofner for endless Beatle shows and recordings until he received his second Hofner 500/1 bass with the two pickups spread apart in 1963. In the early summer of 1964 Paul...
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2021 Hofner Fab Gear Limited Edition 500/1

$3,495
Pre-order - "For years as a Hofner dealer, customers have asked Me 'I want to get a Hofner Beatle bass just like Paul McCartney’s'. When I researched and wrote the Beatles Gear book in the 1990’s, I sourced and archived thousands of photos, and videos of The Beatles with Paul using his famous Hofner Beatle bass. We even gained access to Sir Paul’s actual Beatle bass which we photographed for the...
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2021 Hofner Fab Gear Union Jack 500/1

$4,495.99
NEW - Built by the Hofner Custom Shop exclusively for Andy Babiuk’s Fab Gear, all the specs are just like McCartney’s iconic Beatle bass that was built for him by Hofner in 1963, each bass is finished by paint artist Kevin Jennings exactly like the one he did for McCartney with the special Union Jack finish top, but with a transparent blue stain finish on the back and sides as originally intended...
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Hofner Limited Edition Club Bass Relic H500/2-RLC-O

$3,499
NEW - The Hofner Club Bass in a Relic finish is inspired by the original Hofner 1965 model. This is a special limited edition Vintage Relic finish Club Bass created by Hofner’s master in the violin lacquer dept. Beautifully aged to look authentically vintage but with the advantage of a brand new bass. Very special and secret varnishes are used to achieve the remarkable aged finish. With its...
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Hofner Ignition 500/1 Beatle Bass Fab Gear Model

$525.99
NEW - Everyone who buys one of the cool Hofner Ignition basses always wants the hard shell Hofner case and a set of Hofner Tea Cup knob so the bass looks like McCartney’s Beatle bass. The Hofner Fab Gear Ignition Beatle bass comes with the authentic Hofner Tea Cup knobs and Hofner deluxe hardshell case at a killer price! With authentic details inspired by the original, the Hofner Ignition Series...
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2021 Hofner ’62 500/1

$3,249.99
NEW - Paul McCartney first picked up a Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass in 1961, and by 1962 the Fab Four’s bass player was fast on his way to turning this instrument into a staple of early rock. This Vintage ’62 Violin Bass gives you the same amazing experience McCartney enjoyed when he first received his favorite Hofner, providing you with timeless sound, style, and playing comfort. Between its...
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2021 Hofner 500/1 ’61-RLC Cavern Lefty Violin Bass

$3,299.99
NEW - A special vintage finish Violin Bass created by Hofner's master in the violin lacquer dept. Beautifully aged to look authentically vintage but with the advantage of a brand new bass. Very special and secret varnishes are used to achieve the remarkable aged finish. The 61-RLC is inspired by the Hofner bass Paul McCartney played in the early days of The Beatles, and features an unbound 3...
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2021 Hofner Club Bass 500/2

$3,649.99
NEW - This Hofner Club Bass is inspired by the original Hofner 500/2 model from 1965 when it was first introduced. With its cutaway body design, short scale 30" neck and light weight it provides ease of playability. The 500/2 delivers a true vintage sound with full deep bass tones from its fully hollow body and Höfner "Staple" pickups. The top is now in selected Flame Maple making this a truly...
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2021 Rickenbacker 4003S

$2,040
NEW – This traditional Rickenbacker bass style with dot inlays and no binding was prized by Paul McCartney and Chris Squire when they got their first 4001S models in 1964. Players cherish its traditional look and rounded edges that many claim make it more comfortable than the 4003. The updated 4003S version comes with the improved dual trussrod system. Of course, the famous solid bass tones,...
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2021 Rickenbacker 4003

$2,340
NEW – The Rickenbacker 4003 Bass is famous for its ringing sustain, treble punch, and solid underlying bottom end. It’s also famous for its distinctive, elegantly curved body shape, accentuated by a subtle strip of binding, deluxe triangular fretboard inlays, stereo output, neck-thru-body construction, double truss rods, and high output single-coil pickups with wide response range and brilliant...
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2021 Rickenbacker 90th Anniversary 4005XC

$5,149
AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER - To celebrate Rickenbacker's 90th Anniversary in 2021 they designed this ultra cool never before issued limited-edition semi-hollow bass with a vintage style 360 body and a traditional 4003 bass neck with 24 frets, 30.5 inch short scale and specs like: double-bound body with checkerboard binding, two on the side tuners, vintage nameplate, vintage toaster pickups, vintage...
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