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Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Short Scale Hollowbody Electric Bass (with Rosewood Fingerboard), Black

This short-scale Gretsch bass features a double-cutaway hollowbody design, two Black Top FilterTron humbuckers, and an Adjust-O-Matic bridge. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Black Top Filter'Tron pickups Tight, bright and focused vintage tone
5-ply maple body Sweetly resonant tone with strong, smooth highs
Fully hollow body Single tone chamber, resonant and alive sound
Adjusto-Matic bridge Flawless intonation across all strings

Product Description

The Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic hollowbody short-scale bass is a stylishly seismic bass guitar with a comfortably short scale (30-1/4") and armed with two powerful Black Top FilterTron bass pickups that endow it with an electrifying deep-end voice and identity.

Its double-cutaway hollow and bound body resonates with full bass tone and balance, and features sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, three-position pickup switch, classic G arrow control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddle 'Adjust-o-Matic' bridge and G-cutout tailpiece.

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General:
- Model Name: G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short Scale Bass
- Series: Electromatic Collection

Body:
- Body Material: 5-Ply Maple
- Body Shape: Double Cutaway
- Body Finish: Gloss Urethane, Gloss Urethane
- Bracing: Sound Post
- Body Depth: 2.25" (57 mm)

Neck:
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Neck Material: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.6 (40.6 mm)
- Scale Length: 30.25" (768.4 mm)

Electronics:
- Bridge Pickup: "Black Top" Filter'Tron Bridge Pickup
- Neck Pickup: "Black Top" Filter'Tron Neck Pickup
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: 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: Chrome-Plated
- Bridge: Rosewood-Based 4-Saddle Adjusto-Matic Bridge
- Tuning Machines: Enclosed Precision Tuners

Miscellaneous:
- Unique Features: Hump-Block Fingerboard Inlays, Bound Body Top and Back, Bound Sound Holes and Fingerboard, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod, "G" Cutout Tailpiece
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 54 x 21 x 9 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-9690
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Love this bass!!"
Overall: I really love this bass! My other bass is a fender jazz with bartolini pups and this gretsch sounds just as good if not better! i love the warm tone it has. the pups are outstanding! I love how light it is, compared to my fender, and the short scale is awesome for quick playing! It's low end is surprisingly powerful! It rumbles any venue i play at. The only problem i have, which i knew coming in, was it is very neck heavy put once you find that comfortable position it is on! Most important is the wow factor! Anyone who lays eyes on the bass is just blown away on how beautiful it is! It is my new primary bass!
Style of Music: Rock, Christian
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