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Guitar Of The Week:Rickenbacker 360/12 12-String Electric Guitar


Guitar Of The Week - Musician's Friend Private Reserve

Rickenbacker 360/12

12-String Electric Guitar

That Jingle-Jangle Sound!

The handcrafted Rickenbacker model 360/12 is the most famous 12-string electric guitar ever made, having been used by the likes of The Beatles, The Byrds, The Who, The Beach Boys, and Tom Petty to name just a few. Its chimey, jangly sound set the standard on what an electric 12-string should sound like and has forged a major place in popular music history from the mid-60s to the modern era.

The model has slightly evolved over the years and the current incarnation has a stylish and comfortable rounded edge around the front perimeter, Hi-Gain pickups, and the classic "R" tailpiece. The slimmed and re-contoured neck now makes the modern 360/12 easier to play than ever and the solid maple semi-hollowbody construction with a through-body neck ensures you'll get that classic mesmerizing resonance and chime made famous on so many classic recordings. The unique sound of a Rickenbacker 12-string is unrivaled, and its haunting original sound will fit in with most any style of music.

We have one of the largest in-stock selections of Rickenbacker guitars and basses in the world. Call Scott and Chris for more details.


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Chris Swope and Scott Weinmann

Our  mission is to provide you with not only the best selection of premium,  limited, and collectible guitars on the planet, but to also make the  experience of buying a premium instrument online easy and enjoyable.   Our experienced guitar sales specialists are friendly guys who are eager  to assist you in your instrument selection process. Apart from  handpicking  the finest instruments for your consideration, they  provide  premium  services such as in-hand descriptions, additional  photos, and pro set-ups at your request. Call us at 1-800-343-9795 Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m. CT for full details about the Guitar of the Week or any of our many other fine instruments.

 

 

 

Scott Weinmann
Scott is a versatile musician with a degree in music performance. He  has played in bands covering a wide range of styles including rock,  country, classical, and blues. He is also a self-confessed gearhead and  is always glad to give you recommendations based on his vast experience.  If you are trying to track down an instrument that'll create that sound  in your head, Scott's your man.

Chris Swope
Chris is  also a seasoned musician who has played in various bands in Nashville,  Kansas City, and New York City. Chris's other passion is building  guitars and basses. He worked at Sadowsky Guitars for seven years as  production manager and was the primary bass builder there. More  recently, Chris was a craftsman at the Gibson Custom Shop. During his  tenure there, he spent two years in the Pro Shop and four years in  Engineering. Chris has custom-built guitars for celebrities and has  developed his own original designs. He knows great tone and nothing  satisfies Chris more than helping players find the perfect  guitar to  match their musical preferences.

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