Rickenbacker 4004CII Cheyenne II Bass Guitar, Mapleglo
Rickenbacker 4004CII Cheyenne II Bass Guitar, MaplegloDetails
The Rickenbacker 4004CII Cheyenne II Bass Guitar is an iconic and visually stunning bass guitar that's built using only American farm-grown sustainable woods. Sculpted from solid Maple and Walnut, the body is complemented by a long-scale Eastern Maple neck and an unfinished Bubinga fingerboard. Featuring two humbucking pickups that have being carefully positioned to ensure maximum tonal capability, the 4004CII Cheyenne II produces a thunderous bass tone with excellent definition and clarity. The Rickenbacker 4004CII also features a Combi bridge and tailpiece, Schaller M4 machine heads and gold hardware.
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''Well balanced and light in weight, the Cheyenne is an absolutely lovely instrument to play. It's comfortable, too, and without the restrictions of the classic hardware, this bass presents the ultimate in string access. But just how good does it sound without the presence of the classic large, old-style pickup?''
''Individually, both pickups offer a warm element to the tone, but with such wide spacing on the body that they have their own sound characteristics, too. But it's the blending of the two that really brings out the full potential of this bass, with sweet spots aplenty for a very funky playing experience.''
''Far more importantly, as far as most players are concerned, is that the setup on this review model is rather keen, with the strings set very low to fretboard - an important element in producing that legendary 'clanky' sound. In fact, it's exceptionally good here, and much easier to attain than on the classic models, where pickup blending was hampered by the big difference in output levels from the two pickups.''
The complete MusicRadar review is available to read here.
Body & Bridge
- Body Type: Solid
- Body Wood: Hardrock Maple and Walnut
- Bridge: Combi
- Tailpiece: Combi
- Weight: 3.6kg
- Overall Length: 113.8cm
- Overall Width: 34.3cm
- Overall Depth: 31.8mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Maple
- Neck Type: Neck Through
- Fingerboard: Bubinga (Unfinished)
- Number of Frets: 20
- Fret Marker Style: Dot
- Scale Length: 84.5cm (33.25'')
- Crown Radius: 25.4cm (10'')
- Neck Width at Nut: 42.9mm
- Neck Width at 12th Fret: 54mm
- Neck Binding: None
- Nut Material: Bakelite
Hardware & Electronics
- Neck Pickup: Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: Humbucker
- Output Type: Mono
- Machine Heads: Schaller M4
- Hardware: Gold
- Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone
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