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Gretsch G5422G-12 2016 Electromatic Hollowbody 12 String Black

Description

The 2016 Gretsch G5422G 12 string Electromatic is a stunning Hollow Body that tips it's hat to the legendary double cut Gretschs of old. Featuring premium hollow body construction the Electromatic Hollow Body has a thick and complex resonant tone that screams classic Gretsch due in part to the 'black top' Filter'Tron pickups which Gretsch's RnD team based on a vintage Baldwin era pickup.

When you have a classic, popular model like the 5422 it's hard to improve on what you have. Gretsch have managed it though with a handful of updates. First and foremost there's the treble bleed on the master volume, a new 4 ply binding on the body and a rebound headstock. It looks and sounds stunning.

Here's what Gretsch Say about the G5422G Electromatic Hollow Body

When the Gretsch R&D team recently unearthed a Baldwin-era Filter'Tron pickup with knockout punch and phenomenal twang, they incorporated its DNA into dynamic new "Black Top" Filter'Tron pickups, which now endow Electromatic hollow-body instruments such as the G5422G with an electrifying new voice and identity. The G5422G Electromatic Hollow Body is a sharp new Gretsch guitar with a bound double-cutaway hollow body featuring sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium frets and Pearloid Neo-classic 'Thumbnail' Markers, silver plexi pickguard with Gretsch Electromatic Logo, three-position pickup switch, classic "G" arrow control knobs, rosewood-based Adjusto-Matic bridge and Bigsby-licensed B60 vibrato tailpiece, vintage-style open-back tuners and chromeplated hardware.

Specifications

  • Head Shape LATE 50'S GRETSCH G6120
  • Head Overlay BLACK
  • Head Binding AGED WHT
  • Head Inlay GRETSCH "BLOCK" LOGO; MOP OVERLAY
  • Truss Rod Cover STANDARD GRETSCH 2-PLY; BLK / WHT
  • Neck Material MAPLE
  • Neck Backshape STANDARD ELECTROMATIC GRETSCH
  • Nut Width 1.779" (45 MM)
  • Nut Material GRAPH TECH NUBONE
  • Scale Length 24.72" (625 MM)
  • Heel Cap None
  • Fretboard Material ROSEWOOD
  • Fretboard Inlay HUMPBLOCK; PEARLOID
  • Fretboard Radius 12.6" (320 MM)
  • Fretboard Binding AGED WHT
  • Side Markers BLACK DOTS
  • No. of Frets 22
  • Fret Size MEDIUM JUMBO
  • Neck Joint MORTISE & TENON (SET NECK)
  • Body Shape 16" GRETSCH SINGLE CUT
  • Cutaway DOUBLE CUTAWAY
  • Lower Bout 16"
  • Body Depth 2.25"
  • Top Material LAMINATED MAPLE
  • Sides Material LAMINATED MAPLE
  • Back Material LAMINATED MAPLE
  • Bracing / Center Block PARALLEL TONE BARS W/ SOUND POST
  • Top Binding AGED WHT / BLK / AGED WHT / BLK
  • Back Binding AGED WHT / BLK / AGED WHT / BLK
  • Volume Controls MASTER VOL. (1x) W/ TREBLE BLEED; PICKUP VOL. (2X)
  • Tone Controls MASTER TONE (1x)
  • Switching 3-WAY TOGGLE
  • Output Jack Placement SIDE
  • Soundhole(s) OVERSIZED F-HOLE, BOUND; AGED WHT
  • Hardware Color Gold
  • Bridge ADJUSTOMATIC ON SECURED ROSEWOOD BASE; Gold
  • Tailpiece G-CUTOUT; GOLD
  • Knobs G-ARROW; Gold
  • Strap Buttons GRETSCH KNURLED; Gold
  • Bridge Pickup BLACKTOP FILTER'TRON; Gold
  • Neck Pickup BLACKTOP FILTER'TRON; Gold
  • Pickup Mounting Rings (Bezels) MOLDED; Gold
  • Pickguard GOLD PLEXI W/ BLACK ELECTROMATIC LOGO & GRETSCH "BLOCK" LOGO
  • Tuning Machines 12-STRING MINI DIE-CAST, GOLD, ROUND BUTTONS
  • Strings D'ADDARIO 10-46
  • Finish GLOSS POLYURETHANE
  • Colours BLACK; WALNUT STAIN
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