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Gretsch G5520 Electromatic Jet BT - Black

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Model Overview:

The Gretsch Duo Jet surely goes down in history as one of the most iconic electric guitar ever made. Since it's introduction in 1955, the Gretsch Duo Jet has been at forefront of the birth of rock'n'roll. With a chambered solid body design, the Gretsch Duo Jet has a deeper, more resonant sound than your standard single cut electric guitar, and the distinctive bite and twang of the TV Jones Filtertron humbucker pickups has been tell tale feature of Gretsch guitars for over half a century with their unique almost-single-coil tone. 

The Gretsch G5520 Electromatic Jet has all the classic Duo Jet styling with a few modern refinements. Featuring a traditional chambered Mahogany body, the Gretsch G5520 Electromatic Jet has a deep and resonant tone with plenty of top end sparkle, finished off with a Maple top. The neck is Mahogany with a full feeling 'Thin U' profile, which when combined with the more modern 12" neck radius offers a vintage feel in the hand with much more modern playability. 

The Gretsch G5520 Electromatic Jet's body is loaded with a pair of Black Top Broad'Tron pickups. Retaining all the characteristics of the best Gretsch pickups of yesteryear, the Gretsch G5520 Electromatic Jet has a pristine, chiming clean tone that can also break up sweetly for a vintage voiced overdriven tone. Other features include a traditional V stoptail with adjustomatic bridge, Black Walnut fingerboard with big block pearloid inlays and vintage style Gretsch arrow control knobs.

Model Specs:


Body Shape: Jet
Body Binding: Bound Top
Body Material: Chambered Mahogany Body with Maple Top
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane


Neck Material: Mahogany
Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Neck Shape: Thin U
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Headstock: Jet Style
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Fingerboard: Black Walnut
Position Inlays: Pearloid Big Block


Bridge Pickup: Black Top Broad'Tron
Neck Pickup: Black Top Broad'Tron
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: HH


Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic Bridge with V Stoptail
Tuning Machines: Diecast with Round Button
Pickguard: Silver Plexi With Black Gretsch Logo
Control Knobs: G-Arrow

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