Gretsch Release New Affordable Guitars And Basses

Electromatic range gets a revamp   05-Sep-11

Gretsch Release New Affordable Guitars And Basses


Gretsch has announced some new models in their affordable range of Electromatic guitars and basses. Here's our pick of the new models:


Pro Jet with Bigsby

"Electromatic Pro Jet models take on a new voice and identity, with chambered basswood bodies and arched maple tops that resonate true to 'that great Gretsch sound,' a two-tone body colour scheme (black, gold or two-tone sunburst tops with walnut-stained back and sides) and dual 'Black Top' Filter’Tron pickups. Other classic features include rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and 'hump block' inlays, three-position pickup toggle switch, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge and stop tailpiece, 'G' arrow knobs, white pearloid Gretsch-logo pickguard and threaded/knurled strap buttons."

MSRP - £514.80


Junior Jet Bass

"Classic Gretsch appointments capable of filling a room with massive subsonic tones. That great Gretsch sound rings true, with features including short scale (30.3-inch), Gretsch mini dual-coil pickup, rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets, four-saddle bridge, black Gretsch-logo pickguard, synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners. Available in black and tobacco sunburst."

MSRP - £238.00


Junior Jet Bass 2

"Classic Gretsch appointments capable of filling a room with massive subsonic tones. That great Gretsch sound rings true, with features including short scale (30.3-inch), two Gretsch mini dual-coil pickups, rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets, four-saddle bridge, black Gretsch-logo pickguard, synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners. Available in black and tobacco sunburst."

MSRP - £286.80

 

Jet Club

"Electromatic Jet Club models feature arched maple tops with chambered basswood bodies and bolt-on maple necks with rosewood fingerboards. The G5425 Jet Club has a single-cutaway chambered basswood body with an arched maple top that resonates true to 'that great Gretsch sound,' with a two-tone body colour scheme (black or silver top with walnut stained back and sides). Features include Gretsch dual-coil humbucking pickups that ensure luscious tone, 22 medium jumbo frets, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge and stop tailpiece that ensure vibrant sustain, Neo-Classic 'thumbnail' fingerboard inlays, 'G' arrow knobs and white pearloid Gretsch-logo pickguard."

MSRP - £274.80


Double Jet With Bigsby

"Electromatic Pro Jet models take on a new voice and identity, with chambered double-cutaway basswood bodies and arched maple tops that resonate true to 'that great Gretsch sound,' a two-tone body colour scheme (black or gold tops with walnut stained back and sides), dual 'Black Top' Filter’Tron pickups and Bigsby B50 tailpieces. Other classic features include rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and “hump block” inlays, three-position pickup toggle switch, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, 'G' arrow knobs, white pearloid Gretsch-logo pickguard and threaded/knurled strap buttons."

MSRP - £514.80

 

 

Rich Beech
@sonicamped

 

 

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