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Rickenbacker 4003S Fireglo “Custom ’63” Edition – 2021 Model.

£2,999.00

Brand New Rickenbacker 4003S FG. 2021 Model, upgraded in our Custom Shop to our Vintage “Custom ’63” specification which includes:

• Rickenbacker Horseshoe Bridge Pickup
• Relocated Rickenbacker 7.4K Scatterwound Toaster Neck Pickup.
• RickySounds Laser Cut and Edge Polished Pickguard, 1960’s style.
• Period correct Plexiglass Truss Rod Cover.
• Rickenbacker Vintage Control Knobs.
• Retains Push-Pull Vintage tone switch for greater tonal range.

• Mk2 tailpiece and bridge for easy set up.
• Standard Black Rickenbacker case and candy.

•  Also Available in Jetglo and Mapleglo

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Description

Rickenbacker says

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 makes it more comfortable than the 4003. The updated 4003S version comes with the improved dual trussrod system. Of course, the famous solid bass tones, ringing sustain and treble punch we’re known for make it a dream. It’s no wonder we’ve received a steady demand of requests to bring this back. This design was once exclusive to the British distributor Rose Morris in the sixties. 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.

Body Type Solid
No. Frets 20
Scale Length 84.5 cm (33 1/4”)
Neck Width at Nut 42.9 mm (1 11/16”)
Neck Width at 12th Fret 54.0 mm (2 1/8”)
Crown Radius 25.4 cm (10”)
Body Wood Maple
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Wood Rosewood
Weight 4.1 kg (9.0 lbs.)
Overall Length 113.8 cm (44 13/16”)
Overall Width 34.3 cm (13 1/2”)
Overall Depth 31.8 mm (1 1/4”)
Neck Binding No
Fret Marker Style Dot
Tailpiece RIC MK 2.
Bridge RIC
Neck Type Through body
No. of Pickups  1 x 7.4k Toaster and 1 x Reissue Horseshoe
Type of Pickups Single Coil
Output Type Mono
Machine Heads Schaller Deluxe