The Classic Rickenbacker bass - famous for its ringing sustain, treble punch and solid underlying bass. A subtle strip of binding graces the elegantly curved body and the Rosewood fingerboard. Deluxe triangular inlays and stereo capability are standard features.
GEDDY LEE, CHRIS SQUIRE, PAUL MCCARTNEY, LEMMY KILMISTER, (and dozens of others) ALL HAVE PLAYED A RICKENBACKER 4003! For decades, Rickenbacker has been at the forefront of instrument building, and in the world of the bass guitar, the Rickenbacker 4003 Bass Guitar (once known as the "4001") is among the top-tier of iconic basses that helped shape recorded music. Innovative design allows for great sustain and sound, with enough tonal shaping to blend into just about any musical situation. On the Rickenbacker 4003 bass, they added a Vintage Tone Selector which activates a capacitor in the treble pickup circuit to emphasize the high end. Pressed in, you get the familiar 4003 sound, pull it out to add bite and crispness. A classic.