Gretsch Electromatic G5422TG Double Cutaway Hollow Body with Bigsby
This Gretsch G5422TG Electromatic is the latest iteration (2016) of the classic double cutaway hollow body guitar. It features an array of standout gold hardware and comes loaded with a pair of Black Top Filter'Tron pickups, a Bigbsy vibrato tailpiece and a host of new upgrades.
Gretsch guitars always have a way to stand out from the crowd, and with this G5422TG model the visuals are really accented thanks to the range of hardware finished in gold - including the pickups, tuners, vibrato, pickguard and controls.
The Gretsch Hollow Body G5422TG Electromatic features the classic double cutaway body design constructed from 5 ply maple, with single bound, oversized F Holes. A new upgrade for this iteration of the guitar comes in the form of a the 4-ply aged body binding, adding to its cosmetic charms.
The 24.6" maple neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that features Pearloid 'humpblock' inlays. Other upgrades for this model include the new late 50s 6120 style bound headstock and Graphtech NuBone nut.
Pickups comes in the from of a pair of Black Top Filter'Tron pickups. The R&D team at Gretsch unearthed a Baldwin-era FilterTron pickup, then incorporated the DNA of this pickup and put it into these Black Top Filter'Trons. The result is pickup that produces superb punch and phenomenal twang, giving this G5422T Hollow Body a new voice and identity. An electronics upgrade also features, with 2 volume controls, 1 tone and a master volume with treble bleed.
Other appoinments include the Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece, silver painted plex pickguard with Gretsch Electromatic logo and open back vintage style tuners.
- 5-Ply Maple body
- Gold harware
- 4 ply aged bound body
- Bound F Holes and Fingerboard
- Maple neck
- Medium jumbo frets
- 50s 6120 style bound headstock
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Pearloid Humpback inlays
- Graphtech NuBone nut
- 2 volume controls, 1 tone and a master volume with treble bleed
- "Black Top" Filter'Tron pickups
- Bigsby®-Licensed B60 Vibrato