Published On: Mon, Sep 26th, 2011

Gretsch Release New Electromatic Models

This month Gretsch unveil their upgraded Electromatic range

Those amongst you who have always pined after one of Gretsch's beautiful guitars but never had the cash to procure one need look no further than the new re-vamped Electromatic range with new inlays, filter-tron pickups and stop tail bridge.

The range includes the Pro Jet, Double Jet, Special Jet, Jet Club, Corvette III & Jet Jnr Bass.

Here's Gretsch's descriptions:

Junior Jet Bass (£238.80)
 

Electromatic 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”), 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.

 
Junior Jet Bass II (£286.80)
 
Electromatic 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”), 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.

 

CVT III (£274.80)
 
The Electromatic CVT III sports the original Gretsch “CVT” thin-profile mahogany body design (1.5625”/40mm), a bolt-on maple neck that joins the body at the 18th fret and three sonically stellar Gretsch mini dual-coil pickups that sound hi-fi rich and high-gain friendly.

Other classic features include three-position pickup toggle switch, rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, “G” arrow knobs and anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece. Available in Black and Cherry.

 
Special Jet (£238.80) 
 
Electromatic Special Jet models feature solid basswood bodies and bolt-on maple necks with rosewood fingerboards.

The G5415 Special Jet has a solid basswood body with a high-gloss urethane finish in Black or Tobacco Sunburst. Features include two Gretsch dual-coil humbucking pickups that ensure luscious tone, 22 medium jumbo frets, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge and stop tailpiece that ensure vibrant sustain, dot fingerboard inlays, “G” arrow knobs and black Gretsch-logo pickguard.

 

Jet Club (£274.80)
 
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.

 
Pro Jet (£418.80 – 514.80)
 

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.

www.gretsch.com for more 

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