Rickenbacker 330 12-String Semi Acoustic Guitar Walnut
£2,799.00

Rickenbacker 330 12-String Semi Acoustic Guitar Walnut

£2,799.00

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Rickenbacker 330, 12-String Semi Acoustic Guitar, Walnut

As part of arguably Rickenbacker's most recognisable model range (the 300 series), the 330 has been a mainstay on the popular music circuit since its introduction in the late 1950's, and is regularly associated with many key "jangle-rock" sounding guitar players from the 1960s and 1980s - including Tom Petty, Paul Weller, Thom Yorke and The Beatles.

Classic Rickenbacker looks and sounds, with a gorgeous Walnut body finish

This particular Rickenbacker 330 is the 12-string model, and differs a little from the standard models. For a start it's made of a Walnut body (rather than Maple), Maple fretboard (instead of Rosewood), and has a natural satin finish as opposed to the usual lacquered opaque look. All other appointments are the same as usual, including the two High Output Rickenbacker single coil pickups, "R" tailpiece, teardrop scratchplate, and that awesome Blend control knob.

Traditional Body

The Rickenbacker 330 has been constructed with the classic "Twin Crescent" cutaway shape that has been largely unchanged since the late 1950s. This light-weight, semi-hollow dual cutaway design makes for a comfortable playing experience and grants you full access across the whole fretboard range. The sound produced by these pickups is perfect for those musicians hoping to recreate the jangly "Brit pop" sound that was prevalent in the 1960s and 1980s.

Exquisite Electronics

The high-output Single Coil pickups are designed along similar lines to the original Toaster pickups, only with a higher output that's more suited to today's musical needs. In addition to each pickup have it's own Volume & Tone controls, there's a Blend control knob.

This knob has several different functions, such as acting as a tone blender between the pickups and as a general Bass & Treble EQ for the guitar. It's primary function though, is to act as a volume equaliser for the bass pickup, boosting the usually quieter pickup to be of a comparatively equal volume to its treble counterpart.

12 Strings

A 12-string guitar produces a far richer tone than a standard six-string. The additional strings on the instrument are placed side-by-side with the traditional 6 strings, with only a narrow gap between them, and whilst the Top E and B strings are tuned in unison with their counterparts (essentially, doubling up), the 4 extra strings in the lower register are tuned to an octave higher than their own counterpart, making for a beautifully rich wash of sound even when playing the simplest of chords.

If you have any queries regarding our payment and delivery options, or even just the availability of this instrument, please feel free to contact our sales team directly

Highlighs

  • Body-Type: Semi-Acoustic
  • Body Wood: Walnut
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fingerboard Wood: Maple
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Tailpiece: 'R'
  • Pickups: Hi-Gain Single Coil
  • Machine Heads: Schaller
More Information
Manufacturer Rickenbacker
SKU 116911
Shipping Weight (kg) 6.000000
MPN 5033012W
Case Included hard case
Colour natural
Warranty 2 years
Scale Length 62.9 cm (24 3/4'')
Nut Width 41.4 mm (1.63'')
Neck Wood Maple Neck
Pickup Config 2 x humbucker
Number Of Strings 12 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard maple fingerboard
Guitar Style rickenbacker 300 series
Body Size full size
Body Material walnut body

Delivery

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Returns

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