I have been wanting to get a Rickenbacker 4003 bass for some time now. This new walnut version just may make it the year that I get one. I have always wanted a Fireglow, but I really think the walnut is really good looking. I have read that this may be the only year they will make the 4003 walnut? I could be mistaken. But, if so, I want it even more. Does anyone own one of these yet. Or, has anyone played one and compared it to the normal 4003 maple bodied bass? Any opinions?