Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body Orange Bigsby (2016) Zoom

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Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body w/Bigsby - Orange

When the Gretsch R&D team recently unearthed a Baldwin-era Filter’Tron pickup with knockout punch and phenomenal twang, they incorporated its DNA into dynamic new Black Top Filter’Tron pickups, which now endow Electromatic hollow-body instruments such as the G5420T with an electrifying new voice and identity.

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Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body w/Bigsby - Orange 

No nonsense, Electromatic hollow-body guitars are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch instruments. They’re your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability.

Alive and resonant, the G5420T has fully hollow build with a true Filter’Tron voice that explodes with huge punch and clear, strong presence. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitars from the very beginning. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.

Upgrades for 2016 include:

  • Dual “Black Top” Filter’tron humbucking pickups
  • Versatile upgraded controls including master volume treble-bleed circuit
  • Oversized bound F holes and aged multi-ply body binding
  • Smaller late-’50s G6120 bound headstock
  • Graph Tech NuBone nut
  • Pearloid Neo-Classic “thumbnail” fingerboard inlays
  • Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body w/Bigsby - Orange Specifications:

  • Body Material: 5-Ply Maple
  • Body Shape: 16'' Gretsch Single Cutaway
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars with Sound Post
  • Body Binding: 4-Ply Aged White/Black/Aged White/Black
  • Bridge: Adjusto-Matic
  • Bridge Base: Secure Rosewood
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby Licensed B60 Vibrato
  • Body Dimensions:
    - Upper Bout: 11.625'' / 295mm
    - Lower Bout: 16'' / 406.4mm
  • Waist: 9.625'' / 245mm
  • Depth: 2.75'' / 69.85mm
  • Soundholes: Oversized F with Aged White Binding

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Construction: Dove Tail
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Profile: ''U''
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Scale Length: 24.6'' / 625mm
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12'' / 305mm
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
  • Nut Width: 1.6875'' / 43mm
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
  • Side Markers: Black Dots
  • Fingerboard Binding: Aged White
  • Headstock: Late '50s G6120
  • Headstock Binding: Aged White
  • Headstock Inlay: Gretsch ''Block'' Logo, Mother-of-Pearl

Hardware & Electronics

  • Pickup Configuration: HH
  • Bridge Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron
  • Neck Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Way Toggle
    - Position 1: Bridge Pickup
    - Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickup
    - Position 3: Neck Pickup
  • Controls:
    - 1 x Master Volume with Treble Bleed
    - 1 x Bridge Pickup Volume
    - 1 x Neck Pickup Volume}
    - 1 x Master Tone
  • Pickup Mounting Rings: Moulded Silver
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Control Knobs: G-Arrow
  • Pickguard: Silver Plexi with Black Electromatic Logo and Gretsch ''Block'' Logo
  • Strap Buttons: Knurled Gretsch Strap Retainer Knobs
  • Tuning Keys: Open Back Vintage-Style

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