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Rick Turner Renaissance Special RB4-FL-SP Fretless Semi-Hollow Body Electric Bass Guitar (SN:5135)


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You are looking at a Rick Turner Renaissance Special RB4-FL-SP Fretless Semi-Hollow Body Electric Bass Guitar, serial number 5135. This is the actual bass you will receive should you decide to purchase. (5 lbs, 9.8 oz.)

The Rick Turner Renaissance Special is a lightweight, 4-string electric bass that truly stands out with a beautifully resonant acoustic tone. Blending acoustic-style construction with a fretless design and electric bass comfort, this Renaissance Special Fretless also comes fitted with premium electronics that make it the perfect bass for gigging. Rick Tuner's "Special" appointments offer stripped-down elegance. If you're a bass player looking for that signature smooth standup bass sound and resonance but need an instrument with a design that's more suited for gigging, look no further than the Renaissance Special Fretless 4-string.

An Incredible Hybrid
Offering the comfort and portability of an electric bass but crafted bent sides and a braced top and back like a true acoustic instrument, this Rick Turner Renaissance Special a rich, resonant, full-bodied sound just like an acoustic bass. The fretless fingerboard design achieves those smooth upright bass tones while the fret line markers make it an easier transition if you're used to playing fretted bass guitars. The full mahogany body is outfitted with a unique western red cedar center block to combat that unwanted body-resonant feedback.

Superb Acoustic Sound from Premium Electronics
For unmatched acoustic sound when you're recording in the studio or performing on stage, the Renaissance Special comes equipped with an 18-volt D-TAR Wavelength preamp and a Turner Timberline coaxial piezo pickup system. The pickup is mounted in a curve bottomed slot in the bridge, which allows the pressure variations from vibrations of the strings to be transduced into an electronic signal. Additionally, since the pickup senses 360 degrees around its core, the tonal warmth of the body wood and the direct sound from the strings are both present in the amplified sound.

A Truly "Special" Bass Guitar
The Renaissance Special 4-string bass gets right to the point as far as aesthetics are concerned. It showcases a smooth satin finish, dot inlays, and wears no binding, giving this bass a no-frills vibe that working bassists will surely appreciate.


  • Mahogany Top, Back, and Sides with Cedar Center Block
  • 34"-Scale Maple Neck with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement
  • Fretless Ipe Fingerboard with Lined Fret Markers and Dot Inlays
  • 18V D-TAR Wavelength Preamp and Turner Timberline Coaxial Piezo Pickup System
  • Planet Waves AutoTrim Tuning Machines
  • Includes Gig Bag

Get your Rick Turner Renaissance Special RB4-FL-SP Fretless Semi-Hollow Body 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
  • Gig Bag


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Warranty Info:

The Rick Turner Guitar Company warrants all new instruments they build. This warranty is a guarantee of full consumer protection against all defects in workmanship, materials, and design to the original owner. The duration of this warranty, as stated above, is for two years from date of purchase.

From that date forward, Rick Turner Company extends this warranty for the body and neck for a period of five additional years. Electronics, wiring, and internal components are not included in this extended warranty. Finish checking, being a climate influenced condition not controllable by Renaissance Guitars, is also not covered by this warranty.

Full warranty and repair service is offered at their shop, and they will work on all problems and issues on Rick Turner Guitar Company instruments for the life of the instrument. Repair rates, in their shop, are below industry standards as a service to their instrument owners.

Normal wear and tear, exposure to extremes of humidity or temperature, accidental damage or abuse is not covered by this warranty and is evaluated by Renaissance Guitars. Unauthorized repair work also voids this warranty. Rick Turner Company will not assume consequential damages or subsequent financial loss. Shipping and transportation to and from Santa Cruz is the responsibility of the instrument owner.

This warranty supercedes all previous guarantees expressed or implied.