Rickenbacker 4001 White 1979

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Rickenbacker 4001 White 1979

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 call to speak to one of our experts.

Summary

Finish: Original

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Maple solid body

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: D-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .91", 12th: .94"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"

Nut Width: 1-21/32"

Scale Length: 33-1/2"

Neck Details: Three-piece maple/walnut neck through body with a bound rosewood board, right-triangle pearloid inlays, dual truss rods adjustable at the headstock

Electronics: Single-coil pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup, "Standard" & "Rick-O-Sound" output jacks (mono & stereo) -- The pot codes date from 1979. -- The pickup cover is missing from the the bridge pickup

Pickup Measurements: n/a - wiring scheme

Hardware: Non-original pickguard and strap buttons -- Misc pickguard and truss rod screws have been replaced

Weight: 10 lbs 0 oz

Modifications / Repairs: The pickguard and strap buttons have been replaced -- Misc screws have been replaced

Case Details: Original hard shell case

Cosmetic Condition: This vintage Ric shows nice play wear and aging. Various areas of finish checking,

Serial Number: SK5331

Tech Notes: Currently setup with 45-100 gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The skinny frets are moderately low with medium-light to light play wear. -- The bass side truss rod is maxed out but holds the neck straight with light gauge strings. The treble side truss rod has full adjustability. This is common with this era of Rickenbacker basses. -- The serial number dates from Nov. 1979.

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