Gretsch Guitars G5230T Electromatic Jet FT Single-Cut With Bigsby, Laurel Fingerboard - Cadillac Green - Long & McQuade Music Educator Site
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Gretsch Guitars G5230T Electromatic Jet FT Single-Cut with Bigsby, Laurel Fingerboard - Cadillac Green

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No nonsense, Electromatic[reg] Jet[trade] FT models are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch[reg] instruments. They're your next-step Gretsch - bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability.

Classic Jet tone begins with a chambered mahogany body with maple top that produces full lows and mids with an exceptionally smooth and present high end. The result is a deep acoustic foundation that is robust, yet balanced.

Black Top Filter'Tron pickups amplify and accentuate the Electromatic Jet FT's chambered body to produce a wide, balanced and transparent tone. Loud and punchy, this Jet sounds out with remarkable definition at any level of gain. Together, the body and pickups thunder with full, responsive lows and mids with a high end that sparkles without spikes.

Features
• Upgraded chambered mahogany body with maple top for a strong sonic profile and exceptional acoustic balance
• Lower set mahogany neck for effortless access and performance
• Black Top Filter'Tron[trade] pickups
• Master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone and individual pickup volume controls
• Bigsby[reg] B50 vibrato tailpiece
• Anchored Adjusto-Matic[trade] bridge
• Upgraded appointments include bound headstock, plain-face head cap, vintage-inspired purfling, Neo-Classic[trade] thumbnail inlays and closed back tuning keys

Specs
Series: Electromatic[reg] Collection
Body: Chambered Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Shape: Thin "U"
Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard: Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.6875" (42.86 mm) nut width
Bridge Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron[trade]
Neck Pickups: Black Top Filter'Tron[trade]
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic[trade]
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
Control Knobs: G-Arrow
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)

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Closest StoreWinnipeg (Pembina Hwy.), Manitoba
This guitar has been awful, I purchased it in September and it has given me nothing but trouble since. The stock nut binds like crazy and makes the bigsby unusable, the tuning stability issues are so bad I can't make it through a song before it is completely unplayable. Something in the bridge rattles like crazy, it makes a horrible hiss everytime I play the third string. Don't waste your time on this piece of garbage.
Posted by anonymous on Nov 15, 2020
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