The Rickenbacker 4003 Electric Bass Guitar is a classic model that has been favoured by many a rock legend over the years. From the unique body shape to standard features that include stereo output capability, the 4003 is a sublime bass that would make a welcome addition to any bassist's arsenal.
Vintage Rickenbacker style
Steeped in history, Rickenbacker basses became a staple amongst players in the ‘70s hard rock scene, and once you play one it is easy to understand why. The unique body features provocatively shaped deep double-cutaways to give it an immediately recognisable look. Crafted using maple, the body doesn't just look awesome, but it plays beautifully too and produces a confident midrange timbre. Punchy mid to low-end energy infused with a hearty treble, it is the stuff of dreams.
The Rickenbacker 4003 benefits from a neck-through-body construction, which means that the neck extends right through the body. The result is greater length for the strings to resonate along, transferring maximum energy through the pickups, and an enduring sustain that gives you immense tones. The neck is built using supple maple, which is shaped to a reassuringly comfortable profile that feels delightful in the hand.
Paired with the neck is a gorgeous 20-fret rosewood fingerboard, which sports deluxe triangular inlays to guide your way in style. The combination of fingerboard and neck binding adds an air of luxury to this already accomplished model.
Stereo output capabilities
The forward-thinking crew at Rickenbacker bestowed the 4003 bass with stereo capability, increasing the versatility of its already impressive dual single-coil pickup arrangement. Whether you're working away in the studio or wowing the masses on the largest of stages, the Rickenbacker 4003 bass is ready for anything straight out of the box. of this bass. By routing the bass' two outputs, the Rickenbacker 4003 Bass takes the bright bridge pickup through a guitar rig and the low-end inclined neck pickup through a bass set up for to produce a truly distinctive sound. Whatever your preference, you have the power to play as you wish.
Manufacturer Rickenbacker Model 4003 Electric Bass Guitar Body Material Maple Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Number of Strings 4 Pickup Configuration SS Active/Passive Passive Number of Frets 20 Scale Length 34 1/4" Fretboard Radius 10" Fretboard Inlays Triangle Tuning Machines Schaller Deluxe Pickguard White Bridge RIC Controls 2 x Volume 2 x Tone Included Accessories Hardshell Case
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