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 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: 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
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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