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Rickenbacker 4003S Electric Bass in Matte Black

The Rickenbacker 4003S Electric Bass in Matte Black is a sleek and stylish take on one of the world's most iconic bass guitars - the 40..

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The Rickenbacker 4003S Electric Bass in Matte Black is a sleek and stylish take on one of the world's most iconic bass guitars - the 4001S. 

This bass has been has been a mainstay in the world of modern music for several decades, with the likes of Chris Squire and Paul McCartney in particular choosing to use them.

Comfortable To Play With Rock Solid Bass Tones

Widely regarded as one of the finest bass guitars available today, the Rickenbacker 4003S would make the perfect centrepiece to any players collection.

Despite being similar in shape to the legendary 4003, this 4003S has a much more comfortably curved body, and no body binding.

On top of this, the neck has a modern dual-trussrod system for increased stability, and is capped with a dot inlaid Rosewood fretboard.

Rickenbacker 4003S Electric Bass in Matte Black Highlights

  • Premium-grade, hand crafted bass guitar
  • Traditional Rickenbacker bass body shape, with rounded edges, and a sleek Matte Black finish
  • Shaped for incredible levels of comfort
  • All-new improved dual-trussrod system offers extra stability
  • Two single-coil Ric pickups deliver those rock-solid bass tones with ringing sustain and treble punch
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Includes deluxe hard shell case
  • Finance options available

Easy Access Neck

Thanks to its sleek Maple neck and dual cutaway body design, the Rickenbacker 4003S gives you fast and easy access to every note on the fretboard.

This neck is versatile enough to suit pretty much any musical play style, and offers the feel of a bass you've been playing for all of your life.

Top Notch Electronics

Sitting in the Neck and Bridge positions on the 4003S you'll find a pair of Rickenbacker Single Coil pickups. These give the bass its familiar tone - a solid midrange, a touch of high-mid honk, and a nice, fast attack.

In addition to this, the 4003S comes with a Push/Pull function in one of the tone control pots. This allows you to switch the voice of your 4003S from Modern to Vintage and back again with ease, opening up a huge range of tonal options.

Order Yours Today

Contact our Online Sales Team or your Local PMT Store today to discuss the availability of these incredible bass guitars.

Alternatively, simply order yours Online today and choose from our fantastic range of Home Delivery and Store Pickup options.

Rickenbacker 4003S Electric Bass in Matte Black Specs

  • Body Type: Solid
  • No. Frets: 20
  • Scale Length: 84.5 cm (33-1/4")
  • Neck Width at Nut: 42.9 mm (1-11/16")
  • Neck Width at 12th Fret: 54.0 mm (2-1/8")
  • Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10")
  • Body Wood: Maple
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fingerboard Wood: Chechen (Caribbean Rosewood)
  • Weight: 4.1 kg (9.0 lbs.)
  • Overall Length: 113.8 cm (44 13/16")
  • Overall Width: 34.3 cm (13-1/2")
  • Overall Depth: 31.8 mm (1-1/4")
  • Neck Binding: No
  • Fret Marker Style: Dot
  • Tailpiece: RIC
  • Bridge: RIC
  • Neck Type: Through body
  • No. of Pickups: 2
  • Type of Pickups: Single Coil
  • Output Type: Mono
  • Machine Heads: Schaller Deluxe


Weight (kg)6.0000
Case Includedhard case
Warranty2 years
Scale Length33.25"
Nut Width1-11/16"
Neck Woodmaple neck
Pickup Config2 x single coil
Number Of Strings4 string
Body Materialmaple body
Body Sizefull size
Right / Left-Handedright handed
Fingerboardrosewood fingerboard
Guitar Stylerickenbacker bass

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