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Gretsch Guitars G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar  

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The Gretsch G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar takes on a new voice and identity, with a chambered basswood body and an arched m...Read More

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A sonic masterpiece with a chambered body, dual Filter'Tron pickups and a Bigsby tailpiece.

The Gretsch G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar takes on a new voice and identity, with a chambered basswood body and an arched maple top that resonate true to “That Great Gretsch Sound,” a two-tone body color scheme (Walnut-stained back and sides), dual “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ pickups and Bigsby® B50 tailpiece.

Other classic features include rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and “hump block” inlays, three-position pickup toggle switch, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge, “G” arrow knobs, white pearloid Gretsch-logo pickguard and threaded/knurled strap buttons.

FEATURES
  • Great Gretsch sound
  • Chambered basswood body and an arched maple top
  • Two-tone body color scheme
  • Dual “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ pickups

Take flight with this work of art from Gretsch. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar

  • Body
  • Body Shape: Jet™
  • Body Back: Basswood
  • Body Top: Arched 3-Ply Maple Top
  • Neck
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Hump-Block Inlays
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 24.6" (62.5 cm)
  • Headstock: Jet™ Style
  • Truss Rods: Standard Truss Rod
  • Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup: "Blacktop" Filter'Tron™ Bridge Pickup
  • Neck Pickup: "Blacktop" Filter'Tron™ Neck Pickup
  • Pickup 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), Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Hardware
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge
  • Tuning Machines: Enclosed Die-Cast Tuning Machines
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Switch Tips: Chrome
  • Miscellaneous
  • Strings: D'Addario® XL110 Regular Light, NPS (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Unique Features: Two-Tone Body Color Scheme, “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ pickups, Bigsby® Licensed B50 Vibrato Tailpiece
  • Accessories
  • Control Knobs: "G" Arrow Knobs
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Gretsch GuitarsG5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Good tone (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (3)
    • Practicing (3)
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    5.0

    Outstanding guitar, outstanding price!

    By Den1Buffalo

    from Buffalo

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    Pros

    • Easy to play
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Great Gretsch Sound
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar:

      This Gretsch (in orange) is a real gem, beautiful wood top, great value ! The sound and workmanship are second to none and are more like that of a guitar 3 times the price. Easy to play, great action and frets and LOTS of power when you need it. I wish I had bought one a long time ago. Can't find them in a store, but you can on MF and are well worth their price !!!

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      5.0

      Everyone need to own a Greatsch

      By tone freak

      from Carlsbad NM

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar:

        I saw it on line and had to have it fell in love with the orange finish. It sounds great clean and comes alive with an over drive. My only grip was the neck is thicker then a fender or gibson but I am getting use to it

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        5.0

        Gretsch G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet

        By David Blues

        from wilmington, DE

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fret Work Is Great
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Gorgeous To Look At
        • Light Weight
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Has Great Gretsch Tone
          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5436T Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar:

          I was pleasantly suprised when I played this little guitar. Gretsch/Fender states on the web that they used the DNA from a 70's Baldwin pickup they found in the R&D lab to create the pickups in this guitar. The sound is bright and chimey but has Ggretsch growl (as it should when pushed). The pickups are quiet. I can't stop playing this thing. I especially like the body mounted bridge which does so much to give the guitar good sustain. The Gretsch purists may like the old style bridges that are not attached directly into the body center block, but for my style of playing, I love this bridge setup. The Bigsby is great for subtle vibrato. This is one versatile guitar that is a joy to strap on and wail away with!

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