RICKENBACKER 370/12

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1965

The Rickenbacker 370/12 is the 12 string version of the 370 model. This three pickup semi-hollow bodied guitar has the distinctive ringing tone that  evokes the 1960s sound of Roger McGuinn of the Byrds. Introduced in 1965 the 370/12 originally had 21 frets: this was increased to 24 frets from 1969 onwards. The 370/12 has both stereo and mono outputs.

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General

Finish colorsblack finish, brown finish, natural finish
Number of strings12 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Hollow bodysemi-hollow body
Soundholewedge-shaped soundhole

Neck

Neck jointneck through body
Neck materialmaple neck

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markerstriangle fingerboard position markers
Number of frets21 fret, 24 fret

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
TailpieceR-style tailpiece
Tuner layoutsix-per-side tuners
TunersSchaller tuners

Electronics

Output jackmono output jack, stereo output jack
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Pickups brand and modelRickenbacker Hi-Gain pickup(s)
Pickups configuration3 single coil pickups

Controls

Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

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