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Rickenbacker 4003SW Walnut Electric Bass Guitar
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This is the walnut series version of the 4003S. The solid and natural look of a walnut body with a maple fingerboard. This version puts out even warm...Click To Read More About This Product
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The walnut version of the 4003S prized by Paul McCartney and Chris Squire.
This is the walnut series version of the 4003S. The solid and natural look of a walnut body with a maple fingerboard. This version puts out even warmer bass tones than the maple version.
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 4003SW version comes with the improved dual trussrod system. Of course, the famous solid bass tones, ringing sustain and treble punch were known for make it a dream. Its no wonder Rickenbacker received a steady demand of requests to bring this back.
This design was once exclusive to the British distributor Rose Morris in the '60s. Iconic curves of maple form the body with a traditional rosewood fingerboard. Dot inlays and no binding make this stand out from the standard 4003.
Includes hardshell case.
Neck joint: Neck-through
Scale length: 33.25"
Truss rod: Yes
Finish: Info not available
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Pickup configuration: SS
Middle: Not applicable
Series or parallel: Parallel
Active preamp: Not applicable
Special electronics: Not applicable
Radius: 10" (25.4cm)
Fret size: Medium
Number of frets: 20
Nut material: Info not available
Nut width: 1.688" (42.9mm)
Neck width at 12 fret: 2.125" (54mm)
Cutaway: Double cutaway
Body wood: Walnut
Top wood: Not applicable
Body finish: Info not available
Orientation: Right handed
Control layout: Info not available
Pickup switch: Yes
Coil tap or split: Not applicable
Tone switching: No
Special switching: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: RIC
Tuning machines: Schaller Deluxe
Number of strings: 4
Special features: Not applicable
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Info not available
Country of origin: USA
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