Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware features a smaller-sized body with a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort.
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Versatile, responsive, unforgettable. This G5655TG Electromatic has a distinctive, powerful Gretsch-fuelled voice, but with a whole new level of tonal goodness. Blending the best of Broad'Tron attitude with decades worth of Gretsch authenticity. Tasty. And if you're looking for versatility, with a sound that'll not only respond to your individuality, but one that's perfect for a multitude of genres, stop right here. As your search is over. With a powerful, delicious duo of Black Top Broad'Tron pickups, sonic experimentation is a breeze. Delivering a sensational sonic character, a huge sound, and iconic punch, these sonic beauties are perfect for unleashing that inner rock god. But that's just beginning. They'll respond superbly well to any frequency, giving you booming lows, a full mid-range, and sharp, defined highs. So explore sonic freedom, with an instrument that wants you to do nothing more than find your real persona, and ignite it.
In your control
You want your tone to define you. You want your audience to feel what you play. So to ensure your performance is specifically tailored to you, this G5655TG Electromatic features essential controls that allow you to really put your own stamp on your performance. Giving you complete tonal control, and sound sculpting options, right at your fingertips. Versatile. Explore the sonic possibilities of individual pickup volume controls, while a master tone and master volume with a treble bleed circuit offers universal control over your tone. So dig deep, get creative, and break the mould with Gretsch.
The Holy Grail of tremolo
Where do we start with the Bigsby? It's been seen on some of the most iconic guitars of all time. It's been used by some of the most legendary players ever. And it really has stood the test of time. There's still nothing like a Bigsby for bringing a bit of tremolo magic to your playing. Explore thunderous thump, and classic twang like no other. There's simply nothing that can recreate that iconic sonic flavour. Plus, it's a piece of hardware that will forever be etched in your mind as a classy, premium edge to your electric. You can also be sure that the Anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge will keep your strings in tune, even when you're going wild with the whammy bar. With a resonant lightweight hollow body, a classy 'F' hole, and breathtaking style, this Electromatic CB Jr is one dreamy instrument that once experienced, you simply won't live without.
Crafted for greatness
Gretsch knows what players expect from their performance. Which is why they consistently go above and beyond to guarantee an exceptional feel, throughout all their guitar models. Made with a laminate maple body with a center block, you get all the delicious brightness and scintillating sustain. So expect to hear that shimmer and resonance shine through, performance after performance.
The G5655TG Electromatic's body also provides a lightweight feel, ensuring you do nothing more than perform your way. Roam the stage, or rehearsal room with a fantastic feeling of weightlessness, and never be restricted with the G5655TG Electromatic. And, thanks to a sleek Venetian cutaway, you can enjoy effortless access to the upper frets, and really deliver those powerful solos and leads. As for the neck, it's all about sleekness. Allowing for rapid riff-playing and chord transitions, so explore to your heart's desire, this is platform that wants you to excel at what you love, music. Plus, a thin "U"-shaped maple neck fits snug in the palm of your hand for a comfortable and secure grip, meaning you can take control of each note you play. More precision, no restriction.
Body Material: Laminated Maple
Body Shape: Single Cutaway Electromatic w/ Center Block
Body Finish: Gloss
Colour: Aspen Green, Gold hardware
Neck & Fingerboard
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Shape: Thin-U
Fingerboard Material: Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12''
Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
Nut Width: 42.86 mm
Scale Length: 625 mm
Hardware & Electronics
Hardware Colour: Gold
Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic
Pickguard: Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch and Electromatic Logos
Control Knobs: G-Arrow
Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: Black Top Broad’Tron
Neck Pickup: Black Top Broad’Tron
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup