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Rickenbacker 4003SW Walnut Electric Bass Guitar (SN:1737791)


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You are looking at a Rickenbacker 4003SW Walnut Electric Bass Guitar, serial number 1737791. This is the actual bass you will receive should you decide to purchase. (7 lbs, 14.3 oz.)

Rickenbacker's curvaceous, no-nonsense 4000 Series bass gets the W Series treatment for the 4003SW. Adding a walnut body and a maple fingerboard to the already beloved 4003S, the 4003SW still comes complete with a set of classic single-coil pickups like its maple-bodied counterpart. Just like the standard model, the 4003SW still offers the traditional simplistic appointments the 4003S is known for. If you're a bass player who wants a straight-forward bass with incredible tone and signature Rickenbacker style & playability, the 4003SW will be the perfect fit!

An Outstanding Take on an Already-Awesome Rick
For some extra tonal warmth and beautiful natural looks, the body of the 4003SW is crafted from walnut and paired with a through-body maple neck featuring a maple fretboard. Bassists who appreciate the organic beauty of tonewoods will be incredibly pleased with the 4003SW, and players who love playing the 4003S but need a bit more warmth will really fall in love with this bass.

Dual Single-Coil Pickups
A set of dual single-coil pickups allow this 4003SW to produce those world-renowned bass tones Rickenbacker basses are famous for. These pickups also provide plenty of sustain and a nice top-end punch.

Simplistically Traditional
With no binding and simple dot fingerboard inlays, the 4003SW appointments don't take anything away from the natural beauty of the walnut body.


  • Walnut Body with Through-Body Design
  • 33-1/4"-Scale Maple Neck with Maple Fingerboard
  • Dual Single-Coil Pickups
  • Dot Fretboard Inlays and No Bindings
  • Schaller Deluxe Tuners
  • Includes Hardshell Case

Get your Rickenbacker 4003SW Walnut Electric Bass Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Number Of Frets 20
Scale Length 33-1/4"
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Fingerboard Radius 10"
Body Style Double Cutaway
Neck Type Neck Thru Body
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Maple
Body Wood Walnut
Pickup Configuration S-S
Bridge Type RIC
Tuning Machines Schaller Deluxe
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 7 lbs, 14.3 oz.
Series W Series
Model 4003SW
Warranty Info:

Rickenbacker International Corp. guarantees their instruments to be free from defective materials and workmanship to the original purchaser for five years, except for the finish, which is guaranteed for one year. This warranty begins upon the date of manufacture as stamped on the Rickenbacker Warranty card.