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Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody Left-Handed Electric Guitar Black 

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The left-handed Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody honors the punk rocker with a signature electric guitar made for southpaw...Read More

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Take warning—this guitar is not for the light of heart (but it is made for lefties).

The left-handed Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody honors the punk rocker with a signature electric guitar made for southpaws. Big sound resonates from the guitar's parallel tone bars and a sound post that is mounted under the top of the 17" wide body. A harp tailpiece and a pair of "Black Top" FilterTron pickups deliver maximum sustain and tuning stability. Grover tuners, big block fretboard inlays, and gold-plated hardware set against the guitar's ominous flat black urethane finish are a recipe for inciting your senses to sonic euphoria.

Punk rock warlord Tim Armstrong makes no apologies that the music radiating from his soul is oftentimes loud and ferocious. His guitar tone alone has become as infamous as his world-renowned persona that resulted from playing guitar and singing vocals in revolutionary punk bands from Operation Ivy to Rancid. Armstrong has been asked to contribute his guitar talents in songs from a wide genre of bands, from punk bands like AFI and Bad Religion to hip hop and reggae acts like Cypress Hill and Buju Banton.

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FEATURES Body:
  • Laminated Maple Hollow Body
Finish:
  • Urethane
Neck:
  • 1-Piece Maple
Fretboard:
  • Rosewood, 12-1/2" (320mm) radius
Frets:
  • 22, Jumbo
Scale length:
  • 24.33" (618 mm)
Nut width:
  • 1 11/16" (43 mm)
Hardware:
  • Gold-Plated
Machine heads:
  • Grover Gold-Plated Enclosed Tuners
Bridge:
  • Rosewood Based Adjusto-Matic Bridge; Harp Tailpiece
Pickups:
  • 2 "Black Top" Filter'Tron
Switching:
  • 3-Position Toggle: Position 1: Bridge Pickup; Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickups; Position 3: Neck Pickup
Controls:
  • Volume 1: Neck Pickup; Volume 2: Bridge Pickup; Tone 1: Neck
  • Pickup; Tone 2: Bridge Pickup; Master Volume
Unique features:
  • Block Acrylic Inlay Position Markers, Gold-Plated Hardware,
  • Graphite Nut, Black Headstock Overlay, Grover Tuners,
  • Gold-Plated Pickup Bezels, Harp Tailpiece, Pearloid Gretsch
  • Headstock Inlay, 4-Ply Bound Top and Back, 3-Ply Bound
  • Fingerboard and Headstock, Single-Ply Bound "F" Holes, Knurled
  • Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod, "Black Top"

Tap into the raw energy of Tim Armstrong's music when you order your very own left-handed, signature Electromatic Hollowbody today.

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4.0

Great hollow body for the southpaw.

By SG

from Houston

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Round Hollow Body Tone

Cons

  • Too Big For Small People

Best Uses

  • Practicing
  • Rock Concerts

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody Left-Handed Electric Guitar:

Warm hollow body tone without the fragility that seems to come with some instruments. This guitar can take and give aural punishment! It's still a big Gretsch, though -- small people may have some spacial problems with it. But any southpaw will love the power of this instrument.

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