The Gretsch G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Single-Cut Left-Handed Electric Guitar is a beautiful model that boasts exceptional playability with sublime tones at an affordable price. Equipped with stable hardware and a finished to the high standard we've come to expect from Gretsch, the G5220 is a fantastic model for players of any genre.
The G5220 Electromatic has a workhorse build quality beneath a sleek and stylish aesthetic. The body is built using mahogany with a chambered design, which maximises the energetic character of the tonewood to establish a hearty mid-range tonal foundation. Paired with this is a laminated maple top, which produces a clear high-end quality to ensure a well-rounded output. Thanks to the laminated design, the body holds up well with regard to changes in humidity and temperature, making it an excellent model for touring with. The body finish is accentuated by the white binding with black/white purfling, whilst the silver plexi pickguard with black Gretsch logo works alongside the chrome finished hardware to complete the look.
Thin "U" neck design
Joined to the body is a sturdy and supportive mahogany neck, which is shaped to a thin "U" profile for increased playing comfort. The 24.6-inch scale length produces warm, thicker sounding notes, whilst the white binding affords a seamless feel along the neck. Married to the neck is a luxurious black walnut fingerboard, with 22 medium jumbo frets adorned with pearloid big block inlays to guide your way. The flatter 12-inch radius make it comfortable to fret chords or sail along swiftly, whilst the single-cutaway body profile allows the highest frets to be reached with ease.
Black Top Broad'Tron pickups
The G5220 Electromatic is kitted out with a pair of Black Top Broad'Tron pickups, which are designed to maximise the tonal potential of the chambered mahogany and maple top. The result ranges from thick, uncompromising chunkiness where the subtle nuances of your playing style are captured and translated with pristine clarity. From laid back country to all-out anarchic punk, the G5220 can do it all, and does it in style. Control comes in the form of G-Arrow control knobs with independent volume knobs for the neck and bridge pickups, and a master tone pot.
For an unfussy performance, the Gretsch G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Single-Cut Left-Handed Electric Guitar is equipped with rock-solid hardware throughout. The headstock is home to diecast tuning machines with round buttons for meticulous tuning integrity. The body is fitted with an anchored adjusto-matic bridge with "V"-shape stoptail, which creates a steadfast anchor point for each string to optimise intonation and sustain.
Manufacturer Gretsch Model G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Single-Cut Left-Handed Electric Guitar Top Material Laminated Maple Body Material Mahogany Body Bracing Chambered Body Binding White with Black/White Purfling Neck Material Mahogany Neck Shape Thin "U" Neck Binding White Fingerboard Material Black Walnut Fingerboard Radius 12-inch No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays Pearloid Big Block Tuners Diecast with Round Button Bridge Hard Tail Bridge/Tailpiece Anchored Adjusto-Matic Pickguard Silver Plexi With Black Gretsch Logo Pickup Configuration HH Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck/Bridge: Broad'Tron Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Finish Dark Cherry Metallic
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