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Gretsch Guitars G6139-CB White Falcon Center Block

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An innovative version of the venerable Falcon design.

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.

FEATURES
  • 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
  • Deluxe hard-shell case included

Dawn wings with this magnificant beauty.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • 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
  • Neck Shape: "V" Shape
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Neo-Classic "Thumbnail"
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 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
Electronics
  • 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
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Bridge: Adjusto-Matic with PINNED Ebony Base
  • Bridge Cover: Gretsch "G" Cadillac Tailpiece
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Imperial
  • String Nut: Bone
Miscellaneous
  • 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
Accessories
  • Case Gig Bags: G6267 Deluxe Hardshell
  • Pickguard: Silhouette Gretsch Logo & Falcon Graphic
  • Control Knobs: Jeweled-Arrow
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Gretsch GuitarsG6139-CB White Falcon Center Block
 
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5.0

Just About Perfect

By squeegee60

from Baltimore, MD

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Beautifully Made
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • Great looking
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • 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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    5.0

    Awesome guitar. Should have boight this sooner.

    By Mike

    from Maryland

    About Me Professional Musician

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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
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6139-CB White Falcon Center Block:

      A go-to guitar for professional use. This guitar can do it all and is way more than the rockabilly machine people have come to view it as. Takes high game without feedback and has excelent tone and playability. A neat perfect guitar.

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