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Gretsch Guitars G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body Electric Guitar
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The best barbeque in town! With the real "He-Man" western good looks of the original Chet Atkins models of the mid 1950s, Gretsch proudly presents the return of the classic G6121 Chet Atkins Solid Body Electric Guitar. Features include an arched maple top with G brand on the upper bout, chambered mahogany body with western leather trim (held in with real brass furniture tacks!), Bigsby B3GBVN vibrato tailpiece with vintage narrow handle, polished aluminum compensated Bigsby bridge, and enough gold hardware to make Fort Knox blush!

Gretsch Guitars G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body Electric Guitar Features:

  • Body Style: Single Cutaway
    Scale Length: 24.6" (625mm)
    Top: Arched Laminated Maple
    Back and Sides: Semi-Hollow Mahogany Body, 13.5" Wide, 1.75" Deep
    Neck: 1-Piece Mahogany
    Pickups: 2 Dynasonic Single-Coil Pickups
    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
    Width At Nut: 1-11/16" (43mm)
    Fretboard: Rosewood, 12" Radius (305mm)
    Bridge: Rosewood-Based Polished Aluminum Compensated Bigsby¨
    Tailpiece: Bigsby¨ B3gbvn Vibrato Tailpiece
    Hardware: Gold-Plated
    Finish: Gloss Urethane
    No. of Frets: 22
    Machine Heads: Gold-Plated Grover¨ V98g Sta-Tite Die-Cast Tuners
    Unique Features: Aged Vintage Wide-Block Pearloid Inlay Position Markers with Western Motif of Cactus and Steerheads and Fences, Western Leather Side-Body Trim Accented with Aged Furniture Tacks, G Brand on the Body, Aged Fingerboard and Headstock Binding, Multiple Aged Body Bindings, Inlaid Aged Pearloid Steerhead and Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Synchro-Sonic Bridge, Gold Plexi Pickguard with Chet Atkins Signature Signpost, Arrow Knobs, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod

Gretsch Guitars G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body Electric Guitar

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  • the best guitar ever

    As reviewed by ernest on 1/21/2011

    when i saw this guitar i new i was in love i had always liked gretch as a brand and have admired there work when i played the chet adkins round up i knew i needed to own it. i use it on an orange and on alot of different variety of amps and i always end up having my favorit gretsch tone. This guitar doesnt just sound good but also looks like a work of art its always an attention every gig i take it too its a wonderful guitar and the tone is just so MASIVE!!!!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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  • The Mercedes of Electric Guitars

    As reviewed by L P Stemm on 1/29/2008

    Right out of the case this guitar was a dream come true. I had an original Country Gentleman I bought on Rush Street in Chicago in 1963. I sold that gem in 71, and for 38 years I looked for its replacement. This guitar has a neck that is thin, neat, clean and plays like a dream. It took 10 minutes out of the case to tweak a few things,tune it and go. The range of tones is unbelievable. Play whatever you want from rock to blues. No matter which amp I used, no matter how much overdrive or effects I used, the sound was pure, clean, and above all it was fun to play. The first night I played it for 5 hours, and went to work the next day about playing it again that night. It is truly a gem. I have Les Pauls, Strats, and vintage acoustics, but this guitar combines all that I love in guitars.

    17 of 18 people found this review helpful.
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