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Gretsch Guitars G5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass Black 

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  • 5-Ply maple body
  • Single cutaway body shape
  • Gloss Urethane finish
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A classically styled single cutaway bass with a wide range of available tones and 2 beautiful finishes.

The G5440LS Electromatic Hollowbody Long-Scale Bass is a stylishly seismic new Gretsch bass guitar armed with two powerful new “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ bass pickups that endow it with an electrifying deep-end voice and identity.

Its single-cutaway hollow and bound body resonates with full bass tone and balance, and features sound-post bracing and elegant bound F holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, three-position pickup switch, classic “G” arrow control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddle Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and “G”-cutout tailpiece.

Available in various colors. See drop down to the right to choose. Case sold separately.

Features

  • 5-Ply maple body
  • Single cutaway body shape
  • Gloss Urethane finish
  • Sound post bracing
  • 22 Medium jumbo frets
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Maple neck
  • "Black Top" Filter'Tron™ bridge and neck pickups
  • 3-Position pickup toggle switch: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Chrome-plated hardware
  • Rosewood-based 4-saddle Adjusto-Matic™ bridge
  • Enclosed precision tuners
  • Hump-block fret board inlays
  • Bound body top and back
  • Bound sound holes
  • Bound fingerboard
  • Knurled strap retainer knobs
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • "G" cutout tailpiece

A hollowbody bass perfect for any musical application. Check it out today!

 

G5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass Specifications:

  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
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Gretsch GuitarsG5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good tone (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (3)
    • Practicing (3)

    Reviewed by 3 customers

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    5.0

    BUY THIS ASAP

    By IAMTHEREALSPENCERWHARTON

    from DENTON, TX

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass:

      This is the best investment I ever made. Put flatwounds on it or you are wasting money.

      Great tone. Great sound.

      If you love Bill Wyman and the Rolling Stones or just want a different sound pick this bad boy up today.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Bass

      By Stat

      from Sparta, NJ

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass:

        I've always wanted a hollowbody bass, and I jumped right on this one because it's a Gretsch. Neddless to say it didn't disappoint, just a joy to play. Invest in a solid amp, and cables to match the greatness of this bass, and to reach maximum potential!

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        (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great bass but needs help

        By bassman 200

        from winterset ia.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Great Tone Neck Supper
        • So Easy To Set Up Neck

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Country To Jazz
          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5440LS Electromatic Long Scale Hollowbody Bass:

          Sounds and plays so good . If controls worked better it would be perfect .

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