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Gretsch Guitars G5420TG Limited Edition Electromatic '50s Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

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SKU: # 711150
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250-6911-512

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Boasting thundering twang, the G5420TG Limited Edition Electromatic[reg] '50s Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby[reg] pays homage to the cherished Gretsch hollow bodies of the mid-1950s. The arched maple top features sound post bracing and oversized F-holes for renowned acoustic breadth, while the maple neck with rosewood fingerboard lets you fly through classic licks with ease.

Dual Black Top Filter'Tron pickups create a thundering, versatile sonic palette that can take you through a catalog of classic jazz, blues and rock 'n roll tones. Authentic sounds are at your fingertips with a flexible control layout consisting of a three-position pickup toggle switch, master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone, bridge and neck pickup volume controls.

Add the classic Orange Stain finish, early-'50s enlarged headstock, pearloid Hump Block inlays, tortoise pickguard with matching pickup inserts and gold hardware, plus other fine features including a secured Adjusto-Matic[trade] bridge, Graph Tech[reg] NuBone[reg] nut, G-arrow knobs and Bigsby[reg] B60G tailpiece for a hollow body that serves up classic twang and thump like no other.

Features
• Arched maple top with maple back and sides
• Aged white body binding with B/W/B purfling
• Maple neck with 12"-radius, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard and pearloid Hump Block inlays
• Larger early-50s headstock
• Black Top Filter'Tron[trade] humbucking pickups with tortoise inserts
• Master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone, bridge volume control, neck volume control and three-position toggle switch
• Bigsby[reg]-licensed B60G tailpiece
• Secured Adjusto-Matic[trade] bridge
• Graph Tech[reg] NuBone[reg] nut
• 3-ply tortoise pickguard
• Gold hardware
• Vintage-style open-back tuning machines

Specs
Body Material: Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck: Maple, Standard "U"
Neck Finish: Gloss
Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12" (305 mm)
Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Pearloid Hump Block
Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech[reg] NuBone[reg], 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Open-Back
Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
Bridge: Secured Adjusto-Matic[trade]
Tailpiece: Bigsby[reg]-Licensed B60G Vibrato Tailpiece
Pickguard: 3-Ply Tortoise with Gold Gretsch[reg] Logo
Pickups: Black Top Filter'Tron[trade] with Tortoise Insert (Bridge & Neck)
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume,
Master Tone
Control Knobs: G-Arrow
Hardware Colour: Gold
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .011-.049 Gauges

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Very impressive build quality of this made in Korean Gretsch..its almost flawless and feels and plays much like the more expensive models, I had actually purchase another guitar but returned it the next day because this orange Gretsch kept calling me back..I`m glade I did..its stunning, I did however change the strings to D'Addario Chomes -flat wound 10/48s ,these work perfect on this guitar and for jazz..it took the guitar to the next level. this guitars bigger head stock keeps the strings in tune as the strings bend towards the machine heads at the nut. Bigsby is as good,This guitar really lets you pull amazing tones off the fret board via chords or bent strings- it has that classic Gretsch tone all the way. highly recommended its a keeper.
Posted by Rusty Rails on Jul 23, 2020
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