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Gretsch Guitars Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar   

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Players, collectors, historians, and Gretsch devotees alike will appreciate this very cool and very affordably priced Electromatic. 16" single cutawa...Click To Read More About This Product

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Great Gretsch sound and vintage appeal.

Players, collectors, historians, and Gretsch devotees alike will appreciate this very cool and very affordably priced Electromatic. 16" single cutaway body, Bigsby vibrato tailpiece, Adjusto-Matic bridge, and USA DeArmond 2000 pickups. Laminated maple body, set maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard with thumbnail markers. It plays sweet, looks fantastic, and has the sound that has made Gretsch guitars objects of desire for half a century.

FEATURES
  • Single cutaway hollowbody
  • Laminated maple top, back, and sides
  • Set laminated maple neck
  • 24.6" scale
  • 22 frets
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Thumbnail position markers
  • 1-11/16" nut width
  • 2 - USA DeArmond 2000 single-coil pickups
  • 2 volume, master tone, master volume, and 3-way pickup selector
  • Adjusto-Matic bridge
  • Bigsby B60 vibrato
  • Chromeplated hardware
  • Gloss urethane finish
  • Vintage-style chrome machine heads
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4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great guitar

By rick-rRWK-

from UK

Sounds great, looks great, not too heavy stays in tune even when using the Bigsby.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Gretsch G5129 Electromatic

By Tom-YocmE

from Jackson, Mississippi

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The G5129 is exactly what I have been looking for in a Gretsch guitar.It's got tons of the classic "Gretsch vibe" in both tone and feel. The fit and finish would be considered excellent for a guitar costing two or three times as much, which makes it incredible for a guitar at this price point.I use mine mostly with (1) a Fender Cyber Champ, (2) a Fender 1964 Tremolux and (3) a Univalve with a Marshall 1936 cabinet. Absolutely great tone with all three.The only shortcoming is that they don't make a hardshell case for it. The Gretsch soft case is quite good, though.I'd buy the guitar again in a heartbeat and would highly recommend it.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Gretsch Sound for the Price

By Johnny-rVYdG

from Pennsylvania

I bought this guitar when it first appeared on the market because of its price. The playability on this guitar compares to that of last seasons Setzer hot rod model. The DeArmond pickups push's out that great 50's gretsch tone. i recommend this guitar to Rockabilly, Blues, and Punk Guitarists.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great gretsch guitar!!!

By KAX-jzqia

from marysville, OH

I picked up this guitar and i was amazed... this guitar had the sound and look i was looking for. The perfect Rockabilly sound! the electromatic is amazing. This guitar does the gretsch name justice and the price is great!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Finger Pickers Dream

By Sandman-JSjXz

from Big Stone Gap,, VA

Beatiful guitar. Mine is silver sparkle with walnut back, action is good, the neck is easy to get around on, strings are low on the neck. The hardware is very nice. New strings will make it sound better. It has true Gretch sound. Good value for the price. Order an Epiphone case for best deal in a case.

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