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Gretsch G6199B Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Bass (Firebird Red), overview by GAK

Musical mad scientists Billy Gibbons and Bo Diddley put their heads together for this over-the-top bass, the "Billy-Bo" Jupiter Thunderbird. Its look is out of this world, and its versatile sound ranges from down and dirty to mellow as Sunday morning. Special features include TV Jones® Thunder'Tron pickups, Space Control bridge and Sperzel® tuners.

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  • Body Shape: Other
  • Body Top: Laminated Maple Top
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Position Inlays: Neo Classic™ "Thumbnail"
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 30.3" (77 cm)
  • Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S
  • Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass Bridge Pickup
  • Neck Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: Rosewood-Based Space Control™ Bridge
  • Bridge Cover: Gretsch® G-Cutout Tailpiece
  • Tuning Machines: Deluxe Sperzel® Locking Tuners
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Unique Features: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Black Plexi Pickguard, Schaller® Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod
  • -Accessories:
  • Case Gig Bags: Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Included Accessories: Includes G6285 Hardshell Case
  • Strap Locks: Schaller® Strap Lock System
  • Control Knobs: "G" Arrow Knobs

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