Rickenbacker 325 Sunburst 1981

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Rickenbacker 325 Sunburst 1981

Used

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .92" (1st fret), .87" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 6.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 21"
Neck Details: Set-in one piece maple neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and twin truss rods with headstock adjustment. The nut has been shimmed to achieve proper height above the first fret.
Electronics: The guitar has been fully rewired with new pots and caps, and the pickups replaced with Bill Lawrence L-500 humbuckers. Controls include 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup.
Pickup Measurements: 8.3k (neck), 12.2k (bridge)
Hardware: The pickguard and control plate are not original. The bridge saddles have been replaced with a solid metal bar, and the bridge base has been threaded to lock the height adjustment screws in place.
Weight: 6lbs 14oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The guitar has been fully rewired with Bill Lawrence pickups and new electronics -The plastics have been replaced -The saddles have been replaced and the bridge has been modified -The nut has been shimmed
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows light cosmetic wear, expected for its age. The finish is glossy with light checking and scratches on the front. The back of the body and the neck have heavier checking, and some patches of hazing are present too. There is some wear behind the nut from a prior modification as well.
Serial Number: UE1580
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10 gauge strings with a wound G for proper intonation. Both truss rods are adjustable. The frets are narrow and fairly low with light wear. The serial number dates the guitar to 1982.
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