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Gretsch Electromatic Lap Steel G5715 Black Sparkle Overview by GAK

A smooth, yet sonic blast from the past. The Lap Steel reproduces the unmistakable rich tones of an electric Hawaiian guitar. Built of mahogany, the Mainliner has an attractive white fretboard for a clear visual reference which is crucial with a lap steel.

One DynaSonic single coil pickup provides clear crisp sound and is controlled by the conveniently placed volume and tone controls, a chrome cover is placed over the metal bridge for comfortable playing & stability for the picking hand. 22" scale. Measures 33-1/2" x 7-1/2" x 1-3/4".

  • BODY STYLE: Slab
  • BACK AND SIDES: Solid Mahogany, 7-1/2" Wide, 33-1/2" Long, 1-3/4" Deep
  • SCALE LENGTH: 22.5 (571mm)
  • PICKUPS: 1 Chrome Covered Single-Coil
  • CONTROLS: Volume, Tone
  • WIDTH AT NUT: 1-7/8" (47.6 mm)
  • FRETBOARD: White Plastic
  • BRIDGE: Chrome-Plated Cast Zinc
  • TAILPIECE: Strings-Through-Body
  • HARDWARE: Chrome-Plated
  • FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • NO. OF FRETS: 28 Fret Markers
  • MACHINE HEADS: Chrome Open-Gear
  • UNIQUE FEATURES: Circle, Triangle, Square and Diamond Position Markers, Silver Plastic Deco Control Plate