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Gretsch Guitars G6139-CB White Falcon Center Block
White with Gold SparklBinding
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The Gretsch Professional Collection introduces an innovative version of the venerable Falcon design with the arrival of the G6139 Falcon Center-Block...Read More
The Gretsch Professional Collection introduces an innovative version of the venerable Falcon design with the arrival of the G6139 Falcon Center-Block Single Cut-Away guitar. It features a beautiful 1 ¾"-deep single-cutaway three-ply maple body with a 16"-lower bout, arched top and back, multi-ply sparkle appointments and oversized f holes. The centerpiece of the model is a long spruce center block.
The center block runs the entire length of the body and imparts several sonic advantages. First, it minimizes body-resonant feedback and allows a more "high gain-friendly" performance. Second, it's made of spruce, which produces a spirited, lively tone. Third, the center block itself is chambered at the lower bout to minimize weight. Fourth, the pinned wood bridge base extends over the sides of the center block about 5/8" on either side, transferring string-vibration energy to the two f-hole-vented body chambers to produce a rich and full-bodied tone.
Other premium features include a three-piece maple neck; 12"-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, pearloid Neo-Classic "thumbnail" inlays and multi-ply sparkle appointments; Gretsch "winged/vertical" sparkle logo; and dual High Sensitive Filter'Tron pickups. The guitar also has jeweled-arrow knobs and gold hardware, an Adjusto-Matic bridge with pinned ebony base and Cadillac "G" tailpiece, Grover Imperial tuners and Schaller strap locks. Deluxe hard-shell case included.
An innovative version of the venerable Falcon design.
- Falcon Center-Block Single Cut-Away guitar
- 1 ¾"-deep single-cutaway three-ply maple body
- 16"-lower bout, arched top and back, multi-ply sparkle appointments and oversized f holes
- Long spruce center block for "high gain-friendly" performance
- Three-piece maple neck;
- 12"-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
- Pearloid Neo-Classic "thumbnail" inlays and multi-ply sparkle appointments
- Gretsch "winged/vertical" sparkle logo
- Dual High Sensitive Filter'Tron pickups
- Jeweled-arrow knobs and gold hardware
- Adjusto-Matic bridge with pinned ebony base and Cadillac "G" tailpiece
- Grover Imperial tuners
- Schaller strap locks
Dawn wings with this magnificant beauty.
G6139-CB White Falcon Center Block
Body Material: 3-Ply Maple, Arched Top & Back
Body Shape: Falcon
Body Back: Arched Maple
Body Sides: Maple
Body Top: Arched Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane, Gloss Urethane
Bracing: Spruce Center-Block
F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized F-Holes
Body Depth: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Neck Shape: "V" Shape
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic "Thumbnail"
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Nut Width: 1.68" (43 mm)
Scale Length: 24.6" (62.5 cm)
Headstock: "V" Shaped with Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch Logo
Pickup Configuration: H/H
Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron
Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron
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 Finish: Gold
Bridge: Adjusto-Matic with PINNED Ebony Base
Bridge Cover: Gretsch "G" Cadillac Tailpiece
Tuning Machines: Grover Imperial
String Nut: Bone
Unique Features: Spruce Center-Block, 1-3/4" Body Depth, Multi Bound V Shaped Headstock w/Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch Logo, Pinned Adjusto-Matic Bridge, Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail Inlays, Schaller Strap Locks, Adjustable Truss Rod
Case Gig Bags: G6267 Deluxe Hardshell
Pickguard: Silhouette Gretsch Logo & Falcon Graphic
Control Knobs: Jeweled-Arrow
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- Beautifully Made
- Fun To Play
- Good Feel
- Good Tone
- Great looking
- Solid Electronics
- Rock Concerts
- Small Venues
Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6139-CB White Falcon Center Block:
Absolutely LOVE this guitar! I've been playing rock and roll for more than 40 years and have built up a nice collection of instruments, but this Falcon is now my go-to guitar.
I have to admit that I would be interested to hear how it would sound with a set of TV Jones pups in it but I'm happy with the Filtertrons.
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