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Rickenbacker 4003 Bass Guitar - Walnut


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  • The Rickenbacker 4003 is a solid, natural Walnut bass guitar with the traditional and recognisable Rickenbacker look and sound
  • Solid walnut body feels robust and contributes to a substantial sound output
  • Maple through-body neck with a neck width of 1 11/16 inches
  • 20-fret maple fingerboard decorated with triangular fret markers
  • Two single-coil pickups provide classic, powerful Rickenbacker tone
  • RIC style bridge and tailpiece
  • Schaller Deluxe tuning machine heads fitted to the headstock
  • Classic Rickenbacker shape and sound
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

Delivery on orders below £75 are charged at £4.45!

Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. is weight dependant and will be indicated at the checkout

Delivery above 30kg to ANY location will vary according to weight and will be indicated at the checkout

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UK mainland*FREE on orders over £75 £4.45 on orders under £751-3 working days
Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Islands Isle of Man Isle of Wight Channel Islands Republic of Ireland£12.95 – any order value up to 30kg Over 30kg - please call1-3 working days
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Rickenbacker have returned with the 4003 Bass Guitar in a Walnut finish which gives this classic model a strengthened feel and truly natural appearance. The 4000 series of bass guitars were the first released basses by this astounding brand around the late 50s. The Rickenbacker bass guitar has been a prime choice for many famous musicians over the years, from Lemmy of Motorhead to Roger Waters of Pink Floyd. The 4003 Walnut bass guitar has all the vintage character of a true Rickenbacker and covers a wide tonal spectrum.


The Rickenbacker 4003 has an entirely walnut body which gives the instrument a solid and robust feel but also offers an intricately natural appearance that looks ever so slightly unique with each one that is made. The use of walnut in the construction of the body contributes to a bass guitar that produces a resounding sustain, punchy trebles and plenty of bass.

The maple neck feels even more firmly fitted as it runs through the centre of the actual body of the Rickenbacker 4003. This complements the walnut body beautifully as the lighter maple wood runs from the headstock down to the bridge. Maple also allows for the 4003 to have a dynamic response whatever genre you’re playing.

Aboard the neck is a silky 20-fret maple fingerboard with decorative triangular inlays to guide you along the frets with confidence.


Rickenbacker have equipped the 4003 Walnut bass guitar with two single coil pickups which administer a bright, clear tone that gives the bass a whole unique presence of its own. The controls at the lower end of the pickguard allow you to shape your bass’ output using the bass and treble tone and volume dial pots to suit your playing style and sound.

Establishing a strong connection between the strings and the body is a RIC style bridge and tailpiece, while the stylish headstock is fitted with Schaller Deluxe tuning machine heads to uphold tuning integrity with precision.

The Rickenbacker 4003 is an exclusive and truly unique bass guitar which utilises a stunning cut of walnut wood to produce an absolutely excellent instrument in terms of sound and appearance.

Model4003 Bass Guitar
Guitar SizeFull
Body MaterialWalnut
Neck MaterialMaple
Fingerboard MaterialMaple
Position InlaysTriangles
Number of Frets20
Number of Strings4
Tuning MachinesSchaller Deluxe
Controls Bass Volume
Bass Tone
Treble Volume
Treble Tone
Pickup Switch
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