1979 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-20)
Price : US $1,175.
Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Guitar from 1979.
has great tone!
this one has a two inputs, one is not working, but i think it just needs a little wiring work.
it plays nice just needs tlc and cleaning up. comes with ohsc.
here's a lil info on rickenbacker basses from wikipedia just incase you don't know: Basses
The 4000 series were the first Rickenbacker bass guitars, production beginning in 1957. The 4000 was followed by the very popular 4001 (in 1961), the 4002 (limited edition bass introduced in 1977, only 100 or so models were produced), the 4008 (an 8-string model introduced in the mid-1970s), the 4003 (in 1979, replacing the 4001 entirely in 1986 and still in production in 2008), and most recently the 4004 series. There was also the 4005 which was a hollow-bodied bass guitar (discontinued in the 80's); it did not resemble any of the other 4000 series basses, but rather the new style 360-370 guitars. The 4001S (introduced 1964) was basically a 4001 but with no binding and dot fingerboard inlays. It was exported to England as the RM1999. However, Paul McCartney received the very first 4001S (his was left-handed, and later modified to include a ''zero fret'').
Rickenbacker basses have a distinctive tone. The 4000 bass has neck-through construction for more solid sustain due to more rigidity. The sustain at the bottom end is particularly striking, and by routing the two outputs from the stereo 'rick-o-sound' output, the lower, brighter pick up through a guitar rig and the bassier upper pick up through a bass setup, the classic Rickenbacker
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-20)
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