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A rock icon from the days of the British Invasion.
The Rickenbacker 360 Electric Guitar broke all the rules when it appeared amidst the British sound of the 1960s. Subtly updated through the years, this deluxe semi-hollowbody with its special contour around the entire body perimeter is incredibly comfortable. The unique body shape and rosewood fingerboard inlaid with triangular pearloid markers offer rich, retro visuals. The maple neck has dual truss rods while single-coil pickups deliver everything from clean tone to biting overdrive. Controls include volume and tone via a 3-way selector for each pickup. A master preset allows tone and volume settings to be accessed instantly with a toggle. Stereo output is standard with the Rickenbacker 360.
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Comments about Rickenbacker 360 Electric Guitar:
I've been playing guitar for more than 35 years and I've always wanted a Rickenbacker 6-string, but couldn't break free from my dedication to the Strat. I finally made the purchase of this 360 Rik, and I feel badly that I waited so long to get one! The first thing I noticed straight off was the feel; the action and the long narrow neck is perfect for my leads even though it seems configured more for rhythm. The body is very comfortable and light weight. The tone can be easily adjusted for warm or jangly tones. I can connect my distortion box and Deja Vibe 3 to authentic Trower and Hendrix effect just like my Strat, except that the window of 'playability' has opened me to do more with my riffing and bending. I still love my Strat, but this Rik has been taking its place more and more due to its versitality. For some reasons (some of them pretty good ones, I imagine) Rik 6-string's have not been as popular since their heydey throughout the '60's. Their bass brothers have faired much better throughout the decades. I was lucky; I got to try this 360 out at a local guitar store and after going back and forth between this 360 and a new Strat, I went with the 360. I've not regretted it since! I don't believe you will either. I/m trying hard to be objective about this review and provide you with at least one negative feature about this guitar, but I just don't have any - I thoroughly enjoy it. It's a good-looking guitar too, just beautiful and 100% made in the US of A.