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Gretsch Guitars G6609 Players Edition Broadkaster Center Block with V-Stoptail Black

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Overview

Full-spectrum sonic range with a growl like no other.

Gretsch’s time-honored “Broadkaster” name now adorns the flagship guitars of its center block lineup, crafted for full-spectrum sound at high volume with powerful new pickups and a chambered spruce center block that enhances body resonance for more organic tone and comfortably lighter weight.

Built to perform, the G6609 Players Edition Broadkaster Center Block with V-Stoptail features a double-cutaway body in handsome Stain finishes. Two new U.S.-made Full’Tron pickups—created in conjunction with acclaimed pickup designer Tim Shaw—deliver full-spectrum sonic range with a growl unlike any other pickup, in addition to classic Gretsch chime, balance and brilliance with a dash of extra-mid concentration for powering through overdriven and distorted passages at full volume. The studded Adjusto-Matic bridge and Gretsch "V" stoptail deliver even greater sustain and tonal focus. Includes hardshell case.

Features

Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard U
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.6 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Thumbnail
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: U.S.-made Full’Tron
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: U.S.-made Full’Tron
  • Brand: Gretsch
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Treble bleed circuit, “no-load” tone control, “Squeezebox” PIO capacitors
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master volume, master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Adjusto-matic
  • Tailpiece: Gretsch "V" Stoptail
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh locking
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan

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