The Gretsch G6118T-135 LTD 135th Anniversary with Bigsby Guitar in Two-Tone Casino Gold/Dark Cherry Metallic is an outstanding guitar that upholds Gretsch tradition whilst adding a contemporary twist. The cool single-cutaway is adorned with premium appointments throughout to ensure that it is ready for anything thrown its way. Complete with a deluxe hardshell case, the G6118T-135 does the Gretsch name proud.
The Gretsch G6118T-135 LTD 135th Anniversary Guitar is a masterpiece of hollowbody design. The 16-inch, 3-ply maple body is equipped with '59 trestle bracing to provide ample reinforcement, whilst allowing the tonewood to resonate unimpeded. The result is a lush tonal texture with a solid mid-range foundation with enviable clarity. The stylish F-holes not only enhance the visual beauty of the G6118T-135, but also encourages the acoustic timbre of the woods to project with effortless grace.
The finish is the stuff dreams are made of, with a two-tone casino gold/dark cherry metallic finish that is paired with white and black purfling. Thanks to the laminated design, you can rest assured that he finishes will age gracefully, maximising the longevity of this stunning model. Completing the look is a dark cherry plexi pickguard with white Gretsch logo.
Fast playing neck
Fitted to the body is a maple neck, which has been shaped to the standard "U" neck profile to provide comfort. A slender yet resilient coating of gloss allows your hand to move effortlessly along the neck. Paired with the neck is a sumptuous ebony fingerboard, which is home to 22 medium jumbo frets that are adorned with pearloid neo-classic "thumbnail" position inlays to guide your way. The 12-inch fingerboard radius provides a flatter platform, which allows you to fret chords and lay down licks in style.
The Gretsch G6118T-135 is equipped with a pair of Filter'Tron humbucking pickups, which respond to the dynamic and nuances of you playing style with the utmost fidelity. Whether you're softly fingerpicking your way through intricate patterns or hammering out power chords with vigour, the Filter’Tron sound immaculate every time. Control comes in the form of independent neck and bridge volume controls, as well as a master tone control. The three-position pickup selector switch maximises the tonal variety on offer, and whatever style of music that you play, this beauty is as versatile as you are.
Whether you're just kicking back at home and playing along to your favourite tunes or taking to the stage in front of your adoring masses, The G6118T-135 is built to get through the roughest of challenges. The body is home to a string-thru Bigsby B6CP tailpiece, which offers peerless vibrato control whilst optimising intonation and sustain. The headstock is home to Gotoh locking tuning machines, which uphold tuning integrity with precision throughout the most demanding of performances.
Manufacturer Gretsch Model G6118T-135 LTD 135th Anniversary with Bigsby Guitar Top Material Laminated Maple Body Material Laminated Maple Body Bracing 1959 Trestle Body Binding White with Black Purfling Neck Material Maple Neck Shape Standard "U" Fingerboard Material Ebony Fingerboard Radius 12-inch No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays Neo-Classic "Thumbnail" Tuners Gotoh Locking Bridge Bigsby Bridge/Tailpiece Rocking Bar with Pinned Base Pickguard Dark Cherry Plexi with White Gretsch Logo Pickup Configuration HH Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck and Bridge: Filter'Tron Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Finish Two-Tone Casino Gold/Dark Cherry Metallic Included Accessories Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell Case
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