Rickenbacker 330 Semi-Acoustic Guitar, Midnight Blue

1,985.00 RRP 2,727.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Two High Gain Single Coil Pickups Provide a Distinctive Jangly Tone
  • Lightweight Maple Body Delivers a Clear and Bright Tone
  • Double Cutaway Allows Easy Access to Higher Frets
  • Unique R Styled Floating Tailpiece for Traditional Look
  • Midnight Blue Finish with Vintage Elements & Classic Sound Hole

Rickenbacker 330 Semi-Acoustic Guitar, Midnight Blue

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The Rickenbacker 330 Semi-Acoustic Guitar is a prime example of Rickenbacker's great workmanship, beautifully finished guitars and unique tone. Crafted from maple with a maple neck, this hollowbody light-weight guitar delivers rich and warm sound. Equipped with dual single coil pickups which are accented by a traditionally shaped sound hole, the 330 offers a truly superb sound. Additional features include a white pickguard, unique floating tailpiece and a double cutaway body shape which allows easy access to the higher frets. With all these great features and a lightweight body, the 330 is a perfect guitar for any level of player, especially those who gig often.

Product Ref: 79556

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Maple Body Delivers a Semi-Acoustic Tone

The Rickenbacker 330 Semi Acoustic Guitar has been beautifully crafted from maple which has been fashioned into a distinctive and double cutaway design, providing a stylish instrument. The 330's maple hollow body produces a tastefully rich, full, warm tone, with plenty of mid bite. The choice of a hollow body, and also its unique double-cutaway body shape, keeps the guitar lightweight and provides beautifully intricate voicing, as well as full access to the higher frets. It lightweight design also allows you to play for longer, making it an ideal choice for gigging musicians. Boasting a beautiful Midnight Blue finish, the Rickenbacker 330 is visually stunning.

Maple Neck and Rosewood Fingerboard

This Midnight Blue Rickenbacker features a rosewood fingerboard that's mounted to a maple neck for added stability as well as a stylish look. This rosewood fingerboard also helps keep the tone mellow and offers some sparkle to the highs, and also thickens up the lows. The set neck achieves an extraordinary amount of sustain. With its slim, sleek design and excellent low action, the guitar's neck produces a tight and warm tone with the maple offering a snappy attack with sizzling highs and firm lows.

Dual Hi-Gain Single Coil Pickups and Traditional Sound Hole

Situated at both the neck and bridge, the Rickenbacker features a set of high gain single coil pickups, offering a distinctive Rickenbacker sound which is accented by a traditional shaped sound hole. Producing a powerfully warm tone that features excess amounts of over drive to give it a tremendous amounts of sustain, the pickups' high gain provides punch and thickness to the tone, providing an excellent midrange and plenty of volume. The neck pickup delivers the perfect amount of girth and sustain for when you need raw power, whilst the bridge pickup provides a clean tone with a sixties style for times when clarity is needed. When used together, they produce an incredible amount of Rickenbacker's distinctive jangley tone with a beautiful resonance.

Features

  • Solid maple body delivers a clear and bright tone
  • Two high gain single coil pickups provide a distinctive jangley tone
  • Unique “R” styled floating tailpiece for traditional look
  • Rosewood fingerboard mounted on a maple neck
  • Traditional shaped sound hole for added resonance
  • Double cutaway allows easy access to higher frets
  • Pearloid dots throughout the fingerboard for added elegance and fret location
  • Chrome hardware
  • Finished in a Midnight Blue with vintage characteristics

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body: Solid Maple
  • Body Type: Semi-Acoustic
  • Bridge: Rickenbacker 6 Saddle
  • Finish: Midnight Blue

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Construction: Set-in
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Pearloid Dots
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Width at Nut: 1.63" (41.4mm)
  • Width at 12th Fret: 1.931" (49.05mm)
  • Number of Frets: 24

Electronics & Hardware

  • Neck Pickup: Rickenbacker High Gain Single Coil
  • Bridge Pickup: Rickenbacker High Gain Single Coil
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 1 x Blend, 3-Way Sound Selector
  • Output: Mono
  • Tailpiece: Rickenbacker “R”
  • Machine Heads: Deluxe Vintage Schaller
  • Pickguard: White
  • Hardware: Chrome

*Case/Bag not included