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Rickenbacker 360 Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar (with Case), Fireglo

Designed in 1958, this semi-hollow guitar became a staple for '60s British Invasion guitarists. Two high-gain single-coil pickups recreate that iconic sound. (263) Read 15 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Maple body Long sustain, good projection, bright tone
Semi-hollow body Enhances sustain, more open tone and feel
Dual truss rods Delivers rock-solid neck action and strength
Crescent moon soundhole Focused sound and enhanced projection
Once considered a drastic departure from the norm, Rickenbacker guitars are today regarded as icons that provided a key tonal flavor to the guitarist's library: jangle. The Rickenbacker 360 carries the torch with its semi-hollow maple body and single coil pickups offering up that famously bright tone.

Constructed for Comfort

Part of the 300 series, the 360 adheres to Rickenbacker design traditions while blending in a handful of updates sure to please the guitarist of today. The first thing you'll notice is the semi-hollow design of the deluxe body. Made of maple, the body has a rounded top edge and body back for the utmost in comfort. The bound triple-ply maple and walnut neck is set into the semi-hollow body, and the guitar's 24 and 3/4-inch scale length neck lends easy playability to the strings.

Rock in Stereo

The source of that characteristically "jangling" tone, Rickenbacker's high-gain single-coil pickups provide plenty of high-end bite, perfect for chords that really chime. The 360's multi-tiered plexiglass pickguard boasts an array of controls including individual tone and volume knobs for each pickup along with a selector switch. Those pickups are wired up to dual stereo outputs, allowing you to split your signal any way you see fit.

Marks of Distinction

Several features unique to Rickenbacker can be found on the 360. The rosewood fretboard is finished with a clear varnish and inlaid with triangle fret markers, and as with many other Rickenbackers, dual truss rods ensure stable tuning and rigid neck strength underneath. Speaking of tuning stability, further adorning the already handsome headstock are a set of three-to-a-side Schaller tuners -- some of the most sought-after for their ability to keep strings sounding true. The tweakable 6-saddle bridge makes for simple adjustments, while the "R" tailpiece proudly announces that this guitar is a Rickenbacker, head to toe.

Features:

- Semi-hollow maple body
- Body contours along front and back for playing comfort
- Three-piece maple/walnut neck with dual truss rods for excellent stability
- 24 fret rosewood fretboard
- Rickenbacker high gain single coil pickups
- Volume and tone controls for each pickup
- Stereo guitar output
- Schaller tuners
- Distinctive "R" tailpiece

A classic now, this guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the British sound of the 1960s. Create some quintessential sounds of your own with this beautifully crafted semi-hollowbody Ricky!

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Body Type: Semi-Acoustic
No. Frets: 24
Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24-3/4")
Neck Width at Nut: 41.3 mm (1-5/8")
Neck Width at 12th Fret: 49.2 mm (1-15/16")
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
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Fireglo
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 19 x 5 in
Jetglo
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 19 x 6 in
Mapleglo
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 19 x 6 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 714-545-5574

Product Description

This guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the 'British' sound of the 1960's. Subtly updated through the years, this Deluxe hollow body with its special contour around the entire body perimeter, is still perhaps the most comfortable guitar of all. The bound body and Rosewood fingerboard, inlayed with triangular pearloid markers, provide an exceptionally attractive appearance. Stereo output is standard.
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Can't beat that Ric Jangle"
Sound: the sound is Bright, clean, and responsive. This guitar has 2 sides, ranging from the bright jangle to a throaty growl. No doubt, beats my gibson and gretsch in most ways. I play through a vox 100 watt, and use the sterio output to a 50 watt fender bass amp, cuts the little hum to none. Feature: the bridge and tailpeice is attractive, the finish is perfect, and the varnished fretboard is something i love. I will never want to play on a bare fretboard again, i will simply tolerate it. the guitar is maple, and is so well built, its as one solid peice Ease of Use: every sound is unique and good in some way. the opposite settings completly change the personality of the guitars tone. I havent tried to get a metal sound, but as far as heavy, it is capable of handling anything from the police to a black sabbath fuzz. the neck and fretboard is very fast, and the body is surprisingly light, but not flimsy. it is very sturdy and solid feeling to play with, sitting or standing. all the frets are pretty accessable for me, but im more used to large hollowbodies and acoustics, so some may disagree past fret 17 Quality: I believe this guitar will outlive me. I can fing no flaw, and factory set up was almost what i use. i lowered the strings a centimeter at most, the only issue I can think of is that the R tailpeice should be strung one string at a time. it is difficult to remove all the strings and re string it, as it is seperate from the other part of the tailpeice and held there, like an off center gibson stop-bar. its not a big deal, but the only thing that can be cited as any sort of flaw. Value: I have played several 5,000+ gibson and fender guitars, and as far as I can tell from my impressions, few match a Rickenbacker in terms of how they play and were built. Manufacturer Support: the company is friendly and informative with support, as well as user forums. not much contact has been made, but what i have discussed was clear, focused, direct, and correct information. The Wow Factor: the shape is unique. the color is appealing. the chrome shines, and the headstock/nameplate and tailpeice is a very cool looking addition. Overall: If some disaster befalls this, I would get it repaired and I would also purchase a new one. I have every sound i need, from this. I am keeping an SG handy for lead/solos, and a Gretsch for thicker sounds, but this is easily tweakable to get those tones. This price is unbeatable by any comparably priced guitar, deffanatly not a beginner or budget instrument though. The thing i like the most is the feel of the fretboard, its unlike any other guitar. the thing I like least, if anything, is the R tailpeice being a seperate part. its an irreplaceable guitar, unless you just get another
Style of Music: Blues, Rock, Folk
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Overall: I have a fender telecaster, stratocaster (USA + Japanses models, 3 Gretschs (5120, Billy Bo, Korean), Les Paul Standard and a Daphne Blue 2004 Rickenbacker. I've come to the conclusion that all the mass produced name brand guitars can vary significantly in playability between same models -even after pro setups. The USA Strat, Gibson Les Paul are very good guitars. However, the Rickenbacker is now the guitar I now go to. Why? It holds its tuning well, is easy to play ( thicker neck than others which suits players like me with BIG hands), the look of the instrument is stunning, the sounds are easy to dial up from the guitar itself without fiddlin with amp settings. U can buy a Rolls Royce - it can b a turkey or u can buy a Rickenbacker and if u were lucky like me - u got a Ferrari.
Style of Music: Country rock/ blues
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