Rickenbacker 4003S Mapleglo

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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 make 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 six-ties. 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 TypeSolid
No. Frets20
Scale Length84.5 cm (33 1/4'')
Neck Width at Nut42.9 mm (1 11/16'')
Neck Width at 12th Fret54.0 mm (2 1/8'')
Crown Radius25.4 cm (10'')
Body WoodMaple
Neck WoodMaple
Fingerboard WoodRosewood
Weight4.1 kg (9.0 lbs.)
Overall Length113.8 cm (44 13/16'')
Overall Width34.3 cm (13 1/2'')
Overall Depth31.8 mm (1 1/4'')
Neck BindingNo
Fret Marker StyleDot
Neck TypeThrough body
No. of Pickups2
Type of PickupsSingle Coil
Output TypeMono
Machine HeadsSchaller Deluxe