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Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar  

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Overview
  • Solid maple body
  • Sleek, fast-playing neck
  • Neck-thru-body construction for greater sustain
Description & Specs
  • MSRP: 
    $1,829.00

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Unique design and deluxe features combine in one of the hottest rockers of all time.

The Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar offers a lot—graceful body lines; a solid maple body; a sleek, and a fast-playing neck. You also get neck-thru-body construction for greater sustain; precision machined German-made key winds; double truss rods; body and neck binding; triangular markers on its thick rosewood fretboard; dual single-coil pickups that deliver clear, bright tone; and dual jacks for stereo output. The Rickenbacker 620 looks great, feels great, and sounds killer. Includes case.

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Features
  • Solid maple body
  • Sleek, fast-playing neck
  • Neck-thru-body construction for greater sustain
  • Precision-machined, German-made key winds
  • Double truss rods
  • Body and neck binding
  • Triangular inlays on its thick rosewood fretboard
  • Dual single-coil pickup deliver clear, bright tone
  • Dual jacks for stereo output
  • Includes case

Become a part of the Ric fraternity and you'll never look back. Order today!

 
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Rickenbacker620 Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 48 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (11)
  • Good tone (11)
  • Fun to play (10)
  • Solid electronics (10)
  • Good pick up (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (9)
    • Jamming (8)
    • Recording (7)
    • Small venues (7)
    • Rock concerts (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Professional musician (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I Finally Own A Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo

    I've lusted for this guitar since I first held one in a Palm Springs music store back in 1977. The shape, the balance, the looks and the history of Rickenbacker guitars had me...Read complete review

    I've lusted for this guitar since I first held one in a Palm Springs music store back in 1977. The shape, the balance, the looks and the history of Rickenbacker guitars had me dreaming of owning one for decades. Then about three years ago I played another one at the Dallas Guitar Show and made up my mind to get one. It still took me awhile, they're not cheap, but I finally own one and I'm thrilled! The feel and playability are unsurpassed and the looks are incredible! I'm the only guy in town that I know of that owns a Rickenbacker and I'm extremely proud of that fact. It now enjoys a place of honor in my music room next to my other guitars. The Rickenbacker era has begun at my house!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Rickenbacker 620

    When I recived the guitar the first thing I noticed was the necks where warped,easy fix no problem.After that came the adjustment of sting height.Everything was going well untill it came to the...Read complete review

    When I recived the guitar the first thing I noticed was the necks where warped,easy fix no problem.After that came the adjustment of sting height.Everything was going well untill it came to the 14-15-16th frets,there was no way to adjust the strings from stop fretting out.If I went to high I felt a guitar should not need to go almost an inch of the neck to stop the fret buzz.Anyway I am sure there are some 620,s that arrive perfect,I have a 330 I bought in 1997 and still have not touch a thing on it.I still think they are great guitars,but I sent this one back.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I Finally Own A Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo

    By OK Rock n' Roller

    from Durant, OK

    About Me Experienced

    Ask me a question

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Looks fantastic
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Getting Attention
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

    I've lusted for this guitar since I first held one in a Palm Springs music store back in 1977. The shape, the balance, the looks and the history of Rickenbacker guitars had me dreaming of owning one for decades. Then about three years ago I played another one at the Dallas Guitar Show and made up my mind to get one. It still took me awhile, they're not cheap, but I finally own one and I'm thrilled! The feel and playability are unsurpassed and the looks are incredible! I'm the only guy in town that I know of that owns a Rickenbacker and I'm extremely proud of that fact. It now enjoys a place of honor in my music room next to my other guitars. The Rickenbacker era has begun at my house!

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Great Purchase!

    By ZeBop Deluxe

    from Cromwell, CT

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

      Every guitar player should own one Ric, one Les Paul, and one Strat. I'm a Fender guy but this little baby is a very cool guitar that I use on many Beatles tunes (both of my bands -- "Yesterday Today" and "The Accouting Crows" do an entire set of Fab Four tunes). Plays great, stays in tune, and is very comfortable.

      Now the two guitars I bring to every gig are my go-to Strat Deluxe and the Ric. AND it is a beauty, I got the MapleGlo. Very solid construction.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      FANTASTIC!

      By Tommy Zai

      from Universe

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Best Guitar At That Price
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

        I spend months researching and trying out guitars that were in this price range. IMO, this Rik is way better than anything else out there. It feels, looks, and sounds so good. No regrets whatsoever.

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        5.0

        Love My 620!

        By Ern

        from Bakersfield, CA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Looks great
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

        I went to the 2013 NAMM show and visited the Rickenbacker booth. A 620 Fireglo was on display, by itself. I could not take my eyes off it.

        I recently joined a Hillbilly-Rock/Americana group in Bakersfield, California. I knew that the guitar would fit the bill. I already have a Tele with Hipshot B-bending system. Having the Rickenbacker gives the group a new dimension. All in all, purchasing the Rickenbacker 620 was one of the best decisions that I recently made.
        Purchasing the guitar was one of the best decisions that I recently made.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        NIce....

        By Old Dude-pTtM3

        from Greater Cheseapeke Dranage Basin

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics
        • Versitle

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

          Very underrated , as many have mentioned for only a few ducats more than the more popular California guitars you can have one of these excellent instruments.
          I had a older 330 style a few years back, and while it was a great guitar I find that I'm more of a solid body guy, so when this popped up at a good price (suposedly used..I can't tell) I gladly sold my MIM Strat & Tele, and LP Faded. and bought this bad boy.

          Many people think of this a a "pop" guitar, but this can rock as hard as any GIbby and twang like a Fender, and I often play Jazz on it! Sounds great thru my old Maganatone Starlighter, and my Marshall Lead 12..next asigment get the stereo rigged up. :-)
          If you are the type that likes something "different" give this a a look, you will be better off with this than 3 or 4 lesser guitars.

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The 620 Ric is Fantastic

          By LP57

          from Annapolis, MD

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

            I just purchased the Ricky maple-glo 620 and I am absolutely impressed by the finish, sound and playability. When I first opened the case, it surprised me that the guitar has a smaller thin maple body. This is not a bad thing if you are smaller or don't want a behemoth hanging around your neck all night. The guitar is also very well balanced while hanging from a strap. The neck is fast and with the dual truss rods that Ric uses, I doubt that the neck will move very much. I like the jangly sound from the pickups and the controls allowed me to dial in my sounds with ease. If you want to own a Ricky but are cash-challenged, this is the guitar to buy.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Rickenbacker 620

            By G Man

            from Greensboro NC

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • The Guitar Is Built Very

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

                When I recived the guitar the first thing I noticed was the necks where warped,easy fix no problem.After that came the adjustment of sting height.Everything was going well untill it came to the 14-15-16th frets,there was no way to adjust the strings from stop fretting out.If I went to high I felt a guitar should not need to go almost an inch of the neck to stop the fret buzz.Anyway I am sure there are some 620,s that arrive perfect,I have a 330 I bought in 1997 and still have not touch a thing on it.I still think they are great guitars,but I sent this one back.

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                5.0

                everything's perfect from a to z!!!

                By albert manipon

                from Skokie, IL

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

                  from initial contact to delivery, everything was perfect!!!!

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  rickenbacker 620

                  By steamroller 1000

                  from northern new york

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

                      well made solid guitar.looks great & sounds great.finish is fantastic.this is craftsmanship at it's best.i have owned many of the top brand guitars,if your in the market for a great all around guitar that can do it all - you should consider the 620.i normally change out the pickups on most of my guitars,not this one......

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great guitar but a feel things to note

                      By Frank Chen

                      from Toronto

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Fun To Play
                      • Good Feel
                      • Good Pick Up
                      • Good Tone
                      • Solid Electronics

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Jamming
                        • Practicing
                        • Recording
                        • Rock Concerts
                        • School Bands
                        • Small Venues

                        Comments about Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar:

                        This is an awesome guitar and well worth the money. I was originally buying a Les Paul Studio Deluxe - but I'm so glad I chose the Ric in the end. Everything feels very solid to me, and it's got all the jangle you can ask for. One thing to note, I live in Canada where the climate is much different from that of California, where the guitar is made. Upon receiving the action was perfect and it plays itself. But after a few month the neck warped just a little bit and the action went off. With minor adjustments to the truss rod the problem was fixed. I guess this is expected - as wood does change from different climates. Also, when you replace strings make sure you buy boutique strings from the [@] website. IMO nothing comes close to them on a Ric. Tried some ernie balls but was not impressed with it. The original is the best.

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