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Gretsch Guitars G6136LSB White Falcon Semi-Hollowbody Bass - White

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Gretsch's gorgeous top-of-the-line bass is modeled on the classic White Falcon guitar. The double-cutaway body has an arched top with oversized bound f holes, gold-sparkle binding and white back pad. Other features include a three-piece maple neck, ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl Neo Classic thumbnail inlays, dual TV Jones Thunder'Tron pickups, three-position pickup switch, three-position master tone switch, standby switch, Space Control bridge, G-cutout tailpiece, gold-plated Gotoh locking tuners and gold-plated hardware.

Body Shape: Falcon
Body Back: Laminated Maple
Body Sides: Laminated Maple
Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Bracing: Waffle Style
F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized "F"-Holes
Body Depth: 2" (50.8 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout: 17" (432 mm)
Body Binding: Multiple

Number of Frets: 20
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic "Thumbnail"
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Fretboard: Ebony
Neck Material: Maple
Nut Width: 1.28" (32.5 mm)
Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
Headstock: "V" Shaped with Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch Logo

Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: TV Jones Thunder'Tron Bass
Neck Pickup: TV Jones Thunder'Tron Bass
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: Standby Switch
Controls: Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.

Hardware Finish: Gold-Plated
Bridge: Ebony-Based Space Control Roller
Bridge Cover: Gretsch G-Cutout Tailpiece
Tuning Machines: Gotoh Cast/Sealed Locking
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off

Unique Features: Mother-Of-Pearl Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Falcon Appointments, Gold Sparkle Body Bindings, Oversized Bound F-Holes, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod, Deluxe White Back Pad

Case Gig Bags: Deluxe Hardshell
Included Accessories: Includes G6268 Deluxe Hardshell Case
Control Knobs: Jeweled "G"

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the White Falcon has great tone and build quality (mine was made in Japan) for a set neck hollow body. The gold control knobs with (fake) inset rubies are way over the top, but match the also over the top gold metal flake binding. the thundertron pickups are awesome, but the locking tuners may be superfluous (and you don't want to forget you locked them) . This bass has the best tone of all the basses i've owned (Sadowsky NYC, Kinal, Rickenbacker 4001, Larrivee) or tried (fender, Epiphone JC, Dingwall) with the exception of my Speyer 3/4 upright. It has great playability (although not that comfortable if you practice sitting down) and is easy to set up
Posted by john eastman on Nov 18, 2019
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