Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy 24" Scale Flat Top Guitar, 2-Colour Sunburst
Gretsch Jim Dandy Overview.
Crackerjack quality for a steal! Faithful to the Gretsch® "Rex" parlor guitars of the 1930s, '40s and '50s, the G9500 Jim Dandy™ Flat Top parlor-style model embodies everything that was great about everyone's first guitar.
Everything and then some that is, because the G9500 is crafted with select guitar woods and is fully lined and braced for warm and pleasing tone, with a 24" scale for endless hours of playing comfort.
Perfect for both picked and fingerstyle playing, the Jim Dandy features a non-cutaway basswood body with X-bracing for a powerful and resonant voice, and a top-load walnut bridge with compensated synthetic bone saddle for even intonation along the length of the neck. Joining the body at the 12th fret, the “C”-shape nato neck hosts a comfortable, smooth-playing walnut fingerboard with vintage-style frets and pearloid dot inlays.
Wrapped in a classic Two-Tone Sunburst finish, the G9500 also has 1950s-style vintage open-gear die-cast tuning machines, nickel hardware and single-ply white pickguard featuring a “G” graphic.
Ideal for songwriting, practice or even as a travel guitar, this little wonder is great for beginners or seasoned pros alike. Comfortable to play, and full of woody vintage tone with full-sounding bass, the Jim Dandy will inspire hours of playing joy.
Gretsch Jim Dandy Flat Top Specs:
- Body: Basswood
- Body Finish: Vintage Semi-Gloss
- Body Shape: Roots Guitar
- Neck Material: Nato
- Neck Finish: Semi-Gloss
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Scale Length: 24" (610 mm)
- Fingerboard: Walnut
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
- Number of Frets: 18 (12 to Body)
- Frets Size: Vintage Style
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
- Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot
- Truss Rods: Dual-Action
- Truss Rod Wrench: Yes
- Controls: NA
- Bridge: Walnut Top-Load with Compensated Saddle
- Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
- Tuning Machines: Open-Gear Die-Cast
- Pickguard: 1-Ply White with "G" Graphic
- Strings: D'Addario® EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauges)
- Optional: 099-6481-000 Gig Bag; 099-6494-000 Hardshell Case
No upgrades available
Really great parlour guitar which punches well above it's weight. Solid construction and nice matt finish, although I expect it to 'polish up' with use. Stays in tune well and projects a decent volume for a small instrument and the budget woods used. It's a steal at the price.
Lovely guitar, unbeatable for the price in my opinion. This is my second one, sadly I had to let the first one go but I swore I would buy another one day.
You've seen the reviews on You Tube. Amazing sound and build quality.
Stunning bluesy guitar and speedy service...
Great little guitar for the price.Excellent finish and simplicity of design.very easy to play.Like it a lot.