Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Candy Apple Red
Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Candy Apple Red Overview by GAK
5420TG Limited Edition Electromatic® Single-Cut Hollow Body with Bigsby®. These no nonsense, Electromatic® hollow-body guitars are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch® instruments. They’re your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability.
Alive and resonant, the G5420TG Limited Edition Electromatic Single-Cut has fully hollow build with a true Filter’Tron™ voice that explodes with huge punch and clear, strong presence. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitars from the very beginning. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
Available in a stunning Candy Apple Red finish, the G5420T offers premium features such as dual Black Top Filter’Tron™ humbucking pickups, versatile upgraded controls including master volume treblebleed circuit, oversized bound F holes and aged multi-ply body binding, larger early-‘50s G6120 bound headstock, Graph Tech® NuBone™ nut, pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail fingerboard inlays and Bigsby® B60 vibrato tailpiece.
- Lower Bout: 16” (406 mm)
- Waist: 9.625” (245 mm)
- Neck: Maple, Standard “U”
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12” (305 mm) Radius
- Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
- Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech® NuBone™, 1.6875” (43 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Open-Back
- Scale Length: 24.6” (625 mm)
- Bridge: Adjusto-Matic™ with Secured Rosewood Base
- Tailpiece: Bigsby® Licensed B60 Vibrato Tailpiece
- Pickguard: Gold Plexi w/ Black Gretsch Logo
- Pickups: Black Top Filter’Tron™ (Bridge and Neck)
- Pickup Switching:
- Controls: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And
- Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Volume 1. Neck Pickup, Volume 2. Bridge Pickup, Master Volume, Master Tone
- Control Knobs: "G-Arrow"
- Hardware: Gold
Great guitar... bought as a pressie and beyond excited for him to get it