Gretsch G6229TG Limited Players Edition Sparkle Jet BT Champagne Sparkle w/Bigsby

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in Japan.
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Gretsch G6229TG Limited Players Edition Sparkle Jet BT Champagne Sparkle w/Bigsby

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  • $2,999.00
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Description & Specs

For over 65 years the Gretsch® Jet™ has fueled stages and studios, producing some of the greatest sounds in rock 'n' roll history. The all-new G6229TG Limited Edition Players Edition Sparkle Jet™ BT with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware is the culmination of over half a century of tonal and performance magic, delivered in two new head-turning finishes — Champagne Sparkle or Ocean Turquoise Sparkle with black pickguards.

Chambered Mahogany Bodies — Thick and Acoustically Rich
Each Jet BT begins with a select mahogany body with maple top that produces a strong, balanced mid-range, while the chambered body delivers a smooth attack and extended bandwidth that is remarkably wide and harmonically rich.

Broad'Tron™ BT65 Pickups – Power & Fidelity
This powerful platform is fueled by Gretsch Broad'Tron™ BT65 pickups. Designed by the famed Tim Shaw, the BT65 meticulously captures the guitar's sonic palette and reproduces powerful mids, extended lows and an exceptionally clear, yet smooth high end. The result is the perfect mixture of wall-shaking power and full-spectrum fidelity that delivers unparalleled overdrive and shimmering cleans — all at the stomp of a switch.

Players Edition Comfort, Control & Performance
Responding to players' need for increased comfort, the Jet BT features a lowered neck set that greatly improves fret-hand mobility while also giving the picking hand a closer approach, increasing comfort and accuracy. Our new full-access rolled cutaway and tapered heel allows the free access to upper frets without awkward pivoting or palm obstruction. This sleek design remains hidden, preserving a vintage aesthetic – a critical feature that is meant to be felt, not seen.

The Jet BT comes equipped with additional Players Edition features that give you total control of your tone and performance, including no-load master tone pot with Squeezebox™ capacitor, master volume with treble bleed circuit and individual pickup volume controls.

General

Series: Gretsch Limited Edition
Country of Manufacture: Made in Japan
Product Color: Champagne Sparkle
Case Type: Hardshell Case Included
Factory Setup: .010-.046, E Standard (E-A-D-G-B-E)

Body

Body Shape: Jet
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss
Top Material: Arched Laminated Maple
Body Binding: White
Purfling: Black/White

Neck

Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Shape: Standard U
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Nut Material: Graph Tech TUSQ XL
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Scale Length: 24.6" (625mm)
Number of Frets: 22 Frets
Neck Joint: Set Neck
Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Big Blocks
Inlay Shape: Blocks
Side Marker Inlay: Red

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron BT-65
Neck Pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron BT-65
Controls and Switching: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume with Treble Bleed, Master Tone with No-Load Pot 3-Position Toggle

Hardware

Hardware Color: Gold
Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic
Tailpiece: Bigsby B7GP String-Thru
Tuning Machines: Gotoh Locking
Fret Wire: Medium Jumbo
Pickguard: Bound Black Plexi with Gold Gretsch Logo
Knobs: Gold Arrow

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