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Gretsch G6122 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman with Case

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Product Description

From driving rhythm to ripping leads, the classic double-cutaway G6122 1962 Country Gentleman Classic has it all! Features include dual High Sensitive FilterTron pickups, tone switch circuitry, action-flow neck, double mutes, back pad and Bigsby B6G vibrato tailpiece.

Gretsch G6122 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Features

  • Neo Classic Thumbnail Inlay Position Markers
  • Zero Fret
  • FilterTron pickups
  • Simulated F-Holes
  • Double Muffler System
  • Bound Fingerboard and Headstock
  • Multiple Body Bindings
  • Gold-Plated Name Plate on Headstock
  • Gold Plexi Pickguard
  • Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs
  • Adjustable Truss Rod

Product Specifications
Gretsch G6122 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Specifications
  • Series: Professional Collection
  • Colors: (892) Walnut Stain
  • Category: Hollow Body Guitars
  • Body Style: Double Cutaway
  • Scale Length: 24.6 inch (625mm)
  • Top: Arched Laminated Maple
  • Back And Sides: Laminated Maple Body, 17 Wide x 2 inches Deep
  • Neck: 3-Piece Maple
  • Pickups: 2 High Sensitive Filter Tron
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
    • Position 1. Bridge Pickup
    • Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups
    • Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls:
    • Neck: Volume 1
    • Bridge: Volume 2
    • Master Volume
    • Standby Switch
    • 3-Position Toggle Master Tone Switch:
      • Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off
      • Position 2. Switch Out of the Circuit, Pickup is Wide Open
      • Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Of
  • Width At Nut: 1-11/16 inches (43mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, 12 inches Radius (305mm)
  • Bridge: Ebony-Based Gold Rocking Bar Bridge
  • Tailpiece: Gretsch Bigsby B6G Vibrato Tailpiece
  • Hardware: Gold-Plated
  • Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Case: Includes G6242L Deluxe Hardshell Case,
  • Frets: 22 (Plus Zero Fret)
  • Tuners: Grover Imperial Gold-Plated Die-cast


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Phone:  Warranty:  1 Year
Darrel from Wadesville,Indiana, The United States
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Rockabilly KING
Quality
Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable?
If the silk screening on the back of the headstock were missing, you think it was made in the good ol' U.S.of A. I was eight when dad bought his C.G. (Im 40) I had never heard a guitar sound like that. I also had never seen him so impressed with one either. So I was hooked. After searching for a vintage Gretsch for years without any luck, I thought I was settling for a reissue. I was wrong. I tried many old ones (some of them had the binding crumbling in my lap while I played) I have a gretsch that looks as good as it sounds. The fit and finsh is as good as any guitar you'll find. Out of the box it is set-up to play without any adjustments. The only thing I have done is lower the strings (about 1 turn on the bridge) in the year since I got it.
General
Your general opinion of this product.
I can't say enough good things about it. It plays as good as ES 335 for half the price!!
Tone
Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick, thin?
Creamy!!! Filter trons are definatly different then 57' classics Not at all dark, but not too Hot. T.V. Jones Classics will be the only pick up better suited.
Finish
How did the stain or paint job look?
Flawless
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