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Yeah I know, alot know already but THE NEW RICKENBACKER 4003W!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Presto2112, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. rickster4003


    Feb 15, 2013
    Nice - I like the look and the maple fret board.
  2. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan. Supporting Member

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
  3. Jaco Taco

    Jaco Taco

    Jul 30, 2012
    If I was a millionaire and didn't care about money, I'd have about 20 Rics and they would all be different.... and this would be one of them.
  4. gwangi


    Jul 4, 2009
    Forbidden Valley
    HOLY **%#, THAT IS A NICE 4003, OOPS!!!! i MEAN THAT IS A NICE 4003W.
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  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Nice looking bass. They're kinda $pendy like Fender CS stuff right?
  6. D.M.N.

    D.M.N. (O)))) Supporting Member

    Oct 6, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wait, what? I mean, I guess I can't knock them for trying, but they introduce that over say...a 4003S? I like it, but it just seems like such an...odd choice.
  7. Ive never played a walnut body, how do they sound?
  8. Wow. It looks just like every other Rick. :p
  9. drummer5359

    drummer5359 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 10, 2011
    Pittsburgh PA USA
    A Ric with a maple neck??????? NOW they have my attention!
  10. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Far from it, more like American Deluxe Fender range. :cool:
  11. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    They've done maple fingerboard basses (and guitars) for decades now, depending on the model; some were painted and others were clear coated.
  12. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Wonderful, going by the two walnut bodied Martin Keith basses I have. :bassist:
  13. rocmonster


    Oct 31, 2011
    Funny in the picture the 4003W looks like a plywood Chinese copy...
  14. 80jazz


    Jun 28, 2008
    The walnut headstock looks better here than it does on the Mapleglo basses. I dig it!
  15. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    Gawd I love this thing! I think the W stand for "Want" or "Wow". Either way, gorgeous.
  16. check out photos from NAMM to really see it's beauty, (guitar center facebook page really does it justice)
  17. Wal-Mart? Ever since they stopped selling 'em at Guitar Center...
  18. Tim1


    Sep 9, 2005
    New Zealand
    Not too keen on the walnut body but wouldn't mind tbat maple fingerboard on my mapleglo.