Gretsch G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Electric Guitar

Feature: What it does:
Gretsch Broad'Tron humbucking pickups High-output with throaty midrange punch
Black walnut fretboard Bright maple-like tone with added "growl"
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
- Collection: Gretsch Electromatic
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Upper Bout: 10.25" (260 mm)
- Lower Bout: 13.375" (340 mm)
- Waist: 8.5" (216 mm)
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Fretboard: Black Walnut
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Big Block
- Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Diecast with Round Button
- Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
- Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic
- Neck Pickup: Broad'Tron
- Bridge Pickup: Broad'Tron
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Neck Pickup Volume, Bridge Pickup Volume, Tone
- Control Knobs: G-Arrow
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .010-.046
- Pickguard: Silver Plexi With Black Gretsch Logo
- Case/Gig Bag: Optional: 099-6460-000 Gig Bag - G2164 - Solid Body Electric; 099-6474-000 Economy Case - G6238ft - (Flat) Solid Body A6079/B; 099-6410-000 Deluxe Case - G6238 - Solid Body Models; 099-6465-000 Premium Case - G6276 - Tweed Case Solid Body
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 13.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2517110506
Casino Gold
Shipping Weight: 13.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2517110579
Dark Cherry Metallic
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2517110539
Jade Grey Metal
Shipping Weight: 13.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2517110519
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-9690
(9 ratings)
Submitted October 8, 2018 by Vic Nolo in Houston, TX
"That Gretsch sound at an affordable price"
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I’ve always wanted a Gretsch but had a had time playing them thier bridges are setup so high. Not this year. These new Gretsch guitar have a much lower neck that makes them so easy to play. A lot of the YouTube reviews say that this Gretsch guitar is a Gibson killer, even though I can not agree 100% with that statement, it can go toe to toe with my Gibson Limited Edition at 1/4 of the price. Which is a complete and pleasant surprise because this Gretsch immediately became my #2 go to guitar. The resonance the hollowbody produces is amazing, yes the Gretsch guitar is a hollowbody. I find myself actually playing the guitar unplugged for some time before I feel the need to plug it in. The binding on the body, neck and head stock a well done. Hardware feels top notch and I’m really digging the selector switch, might have to find something similar and install it on a couple of my Gibson’s. The controls are a bit different from what I’m use to but it’s not a bad thing, I’m actually enjoying having a master volume knob. Overall this is an amazing guitar for the price. This is my first Gretsch and I will not be my last. If you are looking at this guitar and you are not sure or on the fence about it, don’t be. This is definitely money well spent and it is definitely not leaving my collection.
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