Rickenbacker 4001 Mapleglo 1977

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Rickenbacker 4001 Mapleglo 1977

Vintage

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
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .87" (1st fret), .88" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 33 1/2"
Neck Details: Neck-through design with three piece maple/walnut/maple neck, bound rosewood fretboard, and twin truss rods which adjust at the headstock. The neck has been refretted and the nut replaced; the fingerboard was planed and the finish removed. The fret tangs have cut through the neck binding in some spots.
Electronics: Original pickups and electronics, with 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup, and mono/stereo outputs. The pot codes date to 1976/1977.
Pickup Measurements: 8.4k (neck), 7.9k (bridge)
Hardware: The strap buttons and nut have been replaced.
Weight: 9lbs 5oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been refretted, and the finish removed when the fingerboard was planed -The nut is not original -The strap buttons have been replaced
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The bass shows appropriate play wear for its age. The finish is glossy with surface scratches, small dents and dings, other light blemishes. There is a small patch of finish wear along the top of the bass bout, as well as mild buckle rash on the back of the body. The fingerboard binding has numerous splits from the prior refret, caused by the fret tangs cutting into the binding.
Serial Number: QJ4644
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are wide and tall with minor wear, and both truss rods are functional. The pot codes and serial number date the bass to 1977.
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