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Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut

Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut
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Electric Bass

  • Body: Walnut
  • Neck-through-body
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Triangle fretboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Bass single coils
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Schaller Deluxe machine heads
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included

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30.05.2016

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This is the 4th Rickenbacker I've owned.

I 'ummed and arred' about getting another, until I saw the walnut and maple 4003, but should it be the 4003 or the 4003S? The slab body, binding and gloss finish of the 4003 is pure Ric, but something about the slimmed down and contoured 4003S really appealed to me. I bought one.

Thomann seemed to be the only people in Europe with one in stock, and having dealt with them many times before, I knew it would be an easy purchase.

It arrived in the UK in 4 working days and was packed in its case, in a box, in another box. Top marks.

Mint condition, all the case candy as expected.

Much lighter than a maple 4003. Little bit of neck dive, but nothing annoying or problematic.

How does it sound? Truthfully? Like the Ric you hoped it would. On the bridge pickup, growly, snarly, full bodied, with that treble bite that just cuts through like no Fender ever can (I have 3 Fenders as well!!)

The neck pickup is always the Ric weak point, but it's mellow and refined. With the selector switch in the middle position, it calms the bridge pup but without deadening the overall tone.

I thought I'd prefer to run the Vintage/Modern tone control in the classic 4001 vintage position, but it actually sounds so much better in the modern position that I can't see me using it much.

Overall verdict - superb build quality - I know there have been issues with Ric QC in the past. Awesome sound (if you like the Ric sound) Modern feeling neck - Precision wide, but not a fence post. Wide range of tones. Lightweight(ish) body.

Very, very happy with it :-)
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Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut
Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut
to the product
1.990 €

Electric Bass Body: Walnut, Neck-through-body, Fretboard: Maple, Triangle fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Pickups: 2 Bass single coils, Scale: 845 mm, Nut width: 42.9 mm, Schaller Deluxe machine heads,...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundboard: Walnut
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Bag: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Rickenbacker 4003S W
Rickenbacker 4003S W
to the product
1.880 €

Electric Bass Body: Walnut with rounded edges, Neck-through-body, Fretboard: Maple, Dot fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 845 mm, Nut width: 42.9 mm, Pickups: 2 Bass single coils, Schaller Deluxe...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundboard: Walnut
  • Body: N/A
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickups: SS
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Rickenbacker 4003 MG
Rickenbacker 4003 MG
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2.199 €

Electric Bass When Paul McCartney decided on a new bass around 1966, it had ongoing consequences for the entire world of bass: suddenly we were hearing what fantastic arrangements he was playing;...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Bag: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Rickenbacker 4003 FG
Rickenbacker 4003 FG
to the product
2.139 €

Electric Bass When Paul McCartney decided on a new bass around 1966, it had ongoing consequences for the entire world of bass: suddenly we were hearing what fantastic arrangements he was playing;...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Bag: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Rickenbacker 4003 JG
Rickenbacker 4003 JG
to the product
2.139 €

Rickenbacker 4003 JG electric bass, maple body, maple neck (neck through body type), rosewood fretboard (with triangle inlays), 20 frets, 845mm scale, 42,9mm nut width, Schaller Deluxe tuners, 2...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Rickenbacker 4003 MID
Rickenbacker 4003 MID
to the product
2.199 €

Rickenbacker 4003 MID electric bass, maple body, maple neck (neck through body type), rosewood fretboard (with triangle inlays), 20 frets, 845mm scale, 42,9mm nut width, Schaller Deluxe tuners, 2...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Blue
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Bag: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Rickenbacker 4003 RBY
Rickenbacker 4003 RBY
to the product
2.199 €

Rickenbacker 4003 RBY electric bass, maple body, maple neck (neck through body type), rosewood fretboard (with triangle inlays), 20 frets, 845mm scale, 42,9mm nut width, Schaller Deluxe tuners, 2...

  • Limited: No
  • Colour: Red
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: N/A
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickups: JJ
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Pickup system: JJ
  • Elektronics: Passive
  • Incl. Case: Yes
  • Case included: Yes
  • Incl. Bag: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
1.990 €
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item number 333622
sales unit 1 piece
available since March 2014
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in this category Rank 176
at thomann.de Rank 39261
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