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Gretsch Introduces New Electromatic Models

Published 9 years ago on July 6, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Gretsch Introduces New Electromatic Models -

Gretsch guitars has announced seven new models to its incrediblysuccessful Electromatic series. Now featuring several variations onclassic Gretsch guitar models, as well as bass guitars andleft-handed models, the Gretsch Electromatic series truly hassomething for everyone.

The G5422TDC Electromatic Hollow Body and G5422TDCG ElectromaticHollow Body are bound double-cutaway hollow body guitars thatfeature sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes. In addition,they feature the dynamic new "Black Top" Filter'Tron™ pickups,based on a select found set of Baldwin-era Filter'Tron pickups,which provide a knockout punch and phenomenal twang. Other featuresinclude a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 mediumjumbo frets and hump-black pearloid inlays, silver plexi pickguard(gold plexi pickguard on the G5422TDCG), three-position pickupswitch, classic "G" arrow control knobs, rosewood-basedAdjusto-Matic™ bridge and Bigsby®-licensed B60 vibrato tailpiece(B60G on the G5422TDCG), vintage-style open-back tuners andchrome-plated hardware (gold-plated on the G5422TDCG). The G5422TDCis available in Black, Red and Walnut Stain, and the G5422TDCG isavailable in Snow Crest White. The G5420T Electromatic Hollow Bodyis the single-cutaway version of the G5422TDC and is available withchrome-plated hardware and a silver plexi pickguard in Black,Orange, Sunburst and Aspen Green.

Twelve-string players will be glad to hear the new G5422DC-12Electromatic Hollow Body 12-String, which sparkles with the lushlyfull and distinctively chiming sound that only comes from 12strings. It also features the new "Black Top" Filter'Tronhumbucking pickups, and comes complete with a bound double-cutawayhollow body, with sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes.Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboardwith 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, silverplexi pickguard, three-position pickup switch, classic "G" arrowcontrol knobs, rosewood-based Adjusto-Matic bridge, "G" cutouttailpiece, vintage-style open-back tuners and chrome hardware.Available in Black and Sunburst.

The G5420LH Electromatic Hollow BodyLeft-Hand model is a new Gretsch guitar with a bound single-cutawayhollow body featuring sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes.Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboardwith 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, silverplexi pickguard, three-position pickup switch, classic "G" arrowcontrol knobs, rosewood-based Adjusto-Matic bridge and harptailpiece, vintage-style open-back tuners and chrome-platedhardware. Available in Orange and Aspen Green.

Bassists now have two new options in the Gretsch Electromaticline, the G5440LSB Electromatic Hollow Body Long Scale Bass and theG5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short Scale Bass. Both areequipped with two powerful new "Black Top" Filter'Tron basspickups, bound bodies, sound-post bracing, elegant bound f holes,maple necks, bound rosewood fingerboards with 22 medium jumbo fretsand hump-block pearloid inlays, three position pickup switches,classic "G" arrow control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddleAdjusto-Matic bridges and "G"-cutout tailpieces. The G55440LSB hasa single-cutaway body and 34" scale length, and is available inBlack and Orange; the G5442BDC is a double-cutaway with acomfortable short 30 ¼" scale length, and is available in Black andRed.



Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic Hollow Body Left-HandGretsch G5420LH Electromatic Hollow Body Left -Hand

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow BodyGretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body

Gretsch G5422DC - 12 Eleccrtomatic Hollow Body 12 -StringGretsch G5422DC-12 Electromatic Hollow Body 12-String (1)

Gretsch G5422TDC Electromatic Hollow BodyGretsch G5422TDC Electromatic Hollow Body
Gretsch G5422TDCG Electromatic Hollow BodyGretsch G5422TDCG Electromatic Hollow Body
Gretsch G5440LSB Electromatic Hollow Body Long ScaleBassGretsch G5440LSB Electromatic Hollow Body Long Scale Bass
Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short ScaleBassGretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short Scale Bass


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