Gretsch G5422G-12 Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar, 12-String

Love the sound of a hollowbody and a 12-string? The G5422G-12 is a unique combination that makes for a special tone that is perfect for any collection.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Laminated maple top/back/sides Even tone with good sustain
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Adjusto-Matic bridge Flawless intonation across all strings
FT-5E Filter'Tron pickups Full body; enhanced presence; classic chime

Get classic 50s & 60s -inspired Gretsch sound and style with the Electromatic Classic Hollow Body guitars. Crafted with essential Gretsch hollow-body sound, style and playability, these no-nonsense guitars are your next-step Gretsch.

Like a 60s invasion, the G5422G-12 Electromatic Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut 12-String with Gold Hardware serves up full hollow-body build and the true FilterTron voice for that classically lush 12-string chime and jangle. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as the quintessential rock n roll guitars from the very beginning.

The G5422G-12 features a laminated maple body with vintage-inspired perimeters and refined arches, as well as trestle block bracing to help reduce unwanted feedback. By increasing rigidity and contact between the top and back of the body, the trestle block design also results in the sound having a faster attack with more focus, snap, and increased sustain. Coupled with FT-5E FilterTron pickups, this hollow builds voice explodes with huge full-bodied punch, classic chime and enhanced presence, clarity and note definition.

A Classic C-shaped maple neck offers a more comfortable playing feel for improved playability and performance, and is topped with a 12-radius laurel fingerboard.
Other premium features include versatile upgraded controls including master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone, individual pickup volume controls and three-position read more tone switch, oversized bound F-holes, multi-ply body binding, smaller late-50s G6120 bound headstock, sealed die-cast tuning machines, Graph Tech NuBone nut, historic pearloid Hump Block inlays, secured Adjusto-Matic bridge and a Gretsch G-cutout tailpiece.

Alive and loud, the G5422G-12 is available in Single Barrel Burst or Walnut Stain finishes with gold hardware and gold pickguard.
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-Collection: Electromatic
-Body Material: Laminated Maple
-Body Finish: Gloss
-Bracing: Trestle Block
-Upper Bout: 11.5 (292 mm)
-Lower Bout: 16 (406mm)
-Waist: 9.75 (248 mm)
-Neck: Maple, Classic C
-Neck Finish: Gloss
-Fingerboard: Laurel, 12 (305 mm)
-Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
-Position Inlays: Pearloid Hump Block
-Side Dots: Black
-Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech NuBone, 1.77 (45 mm)
-Tuning Machines: Die-Cast Sealed
-Scale Length: 24.72 (628 mm)
-Bridge: Adjusto-Matic with Secured Laurel Base
-Tailpiece: Gretsch G-Cutout
-Pickguard: Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch and Electromatic Logos
-Pickups: FT-5E FilterTron (Bridge), FT-5E FilterTron (Neck)
-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 with Treble Bleed, Master Tone
-Control Knobs: G-Arrow
-Hardware Color: Gold
-Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Barrel Burst
Shipping Weight: 11.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2516319593
Shipping Weight: 11.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2516319517

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-9690

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
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Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I was very impressed with this guitar. It has a unique sound all its own. I have played 12 string guitars since I was young acoustic and electric and I can tell you none of them sounded like this one or even close plays like melted butter and is beautiful, very happy customer.
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