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Rickenbacker 360 JetGlo, 2004

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The Rickenbacker 360 is an iconic instrument originally designed by Roger Rossmeisl in 1958 as a flat-topped, thin hollow body model with top and back binding.

Halfway through 1964, the Rickenbacker 360 gained a New Style body to further differentiate the 360 from the 330. The New Style body is Maple, but has a chambered top with very rounded edges and integrated sides. The back is attached to the top/side assembly, and is then bound – this is why there is only binding on the back. In the mid 1970’s, two further changes were made with a 24-fret neck becoming standard and High-Gain pickups replaced the traditional ‘Toaster Tops’.

Here we’re looking at a Rickenbacker 360 in JetGlo – Ric’s term for a gloss Black finish – and in good clean and complete condition – even the bridge cover is in place! This example has light play wear to the finish, and a bit of finish wear on the lower corner of the back, at the edge of the binding.

As other Rickenbacker 360 examples, the wiring allows both Mono and ‘Ric-O-Sound’ output, where each pickup can be routed to a separate amp, amp channel, or mixer channel strip. The Ric-O-Sound jack requires a special cable, which is wired identically to a standard ‘insert cable’, used for attaching outboard effects to a mixing console.

The Rickenbacker 360 is an extremely comfortable guitar to play, delivers a wide range of sounds, and has very classy looks.

The original rectangular RIC case is included.

Rickenbacker 360 Specifications:

  • Body Type: Semi-Acoustic
  • No. Frets: 24
  • Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4”)
  • Neck Width at Nut: 41.4 mm (1.63”)
  • Neck Width at 12th Fret: 49.05 mm (1 .931”)
  • Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10”)
  • Body Wood: Maple
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.)
  • Overall Length: 101 cm (39 3/4”)
  • Overall Width: 38.1 cm (15”)
  • Overall Depth: 38.1 mm (1 1/2”)
  • Neck Binding: Yes
  • Fret Marker Style: Triangle
  • Tailpiece: ”R”
  • Bridge: 6 Saddle
  • Neck Type: Set-in
  • No. of Pickups: 2
  • Type of Pickups: Hi-gain
  • Output Type: Mono and Stereo
  • Machine Heads: Schaller

 


 

Price: $3,250.00 CAD
  • Model: 360
  • Year: 2004
  • Finish JetGlo
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: 0401913, built during the first week of January 2004 in Santa Ana CA
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 23/11/2022

  • Consignment Item

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 7.304lbs 3.32kg
  • Scale Length: 24.75in 628.6mm
  • Nut Width: 1.620in 41.15mm
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