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Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar  

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The Gretsch G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar has appointments capable of filling a room with massive subsonic tones. "That Great Gretsch Sound" rings true, with features including... Read More

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The Gretsch G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar has appointments capable of filling a room with massive subsonic tones. "That Great Gretsch Sound" rings true, with features including short scale (30.3"), two Gretsch mini dual-coil pickups, rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets, four-saddle bridge, black Gretsch-logo pickguard, synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners.

Case sold separately.

Features
  • Jet body shape
  • Basswood body back
  • Basswood body top
  • 20 medium jumbo frets
  • Dot position inlays
  • 12" radius (305 mm) fingerboard
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Maple neck material
  • 30.3" (77 cm) scale length
  • Jet style headstock
  • Standard truss rod
  • Gretsch mini humbucking bridge pickup
  • Gretsch mini humbucking neck pickup
  • Master volume, master tone controls
  • Chrome hardware
  • Standard 4-saddle bridge
  • Enclosed die-cast tuning machines
  • Synthetic bone string nut
  • NPS, gauges .045-.105 strings
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Gretsch® Instrument Limited Lifetime Warranty FMIC warrants your Gretsch brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Gretsch Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. FMIC has established a network of independent Authorized Service Centers for warranty service. The Gretsch Dealer from whom you purchased your instrument may also be authorized for warranty service and should be the first point of contact when service of any kind is required for your Gretsch instrument. To receive warranty service, return the complete instrument to an Authorized Service Center, with your sales receipt as proof of purchase, during the applicable warranty period. Defective components that qualify for coverage under this warranty will be repaired or replaced (at FMIC's discretion) without charge. Remedies beyond normal service repair of any Gretsch instrument require both an evaluation and confirmation of the defect and a direct recommendation to FMIC from an Authorized Service Center for alternative considerations. All transportation, insurance and freight charges associated with warranty service and repairs on Gretsch instruments are the responsibility of the purchaser, as is any service initiated for the purpose of customizing setups or adjustments beyond factory specifications. Initial standard setup and adjustment of the instrument and its components at the time of purchase are considered normal Dealer product preparation, and are not covered by this warranty. See complete details at http://www.gretschguitars.com/resources/warranty.html


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Gretsch GuitarsG2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (5)
  • Good feel (5)
  • Good pick up (5)
  • Solid electronics (5)
  • Good tone (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (5)
  • Practicing (4)
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5.0

best bass yet

By the Godfather

from Panama City Fla.

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

    I've been playing for 50+years mostly classic rock and blues. Arthritis has worked on my playing until discovering short scale basses solved my worst problems. Got a Squire, it's okay but but not up to par. I studied reviews and decided to try the Gretch. I 've owned everything from Rics to Carvin to Squire but this bass plays and sounds better than them all. All I had to do was string it with rotosound flats.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Glad I bought this bass

    By Bub

    from St Louis

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

      The only thing bad about this guitar is the strings. I will put on flat wounds. The quality of construction is excellent, action is great ,and great finish. I am very happy with the guitar .

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      5.0

      Great product

      By Frank

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming

        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

        Practice, practice, practice

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Easy Player, Good Sound, A Bargain

        By Manybasses

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          I started out on an EB-0 45 years ago (actually, earlier, a Framus Strato Star, but the less said about that bass the better). I love (and still have) that Gibson, but I wanted a new short scale bass to hand off to my daughter, a good guitarist with small hands. Played a used Junior Jet at GC, didn't buy it (a bad output jack, also it was the single pickup model). When a two pickup sunburst model turned up in Jersey during a GC used sale, I grabbed it, and have utterly no regrets. It plays great, intonation/setup was flawless, the pickups are fine, and even the strings everyone seems to hate were okay. It's nicer than any Epi or Squier short scale I've played, and at my age... I've played a lot of them. Try one out.

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          5.0

          This Bass ROCKS

          By Antonio the musical beast

          from Joliet Illinois

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Feelslikearockstar
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

          • Nothing Negative Ever

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          Everything is great about this bass

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Heavy and bulky but sounds good

          By Johnny A.

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          I bought this bass for my son. He is an extremely talented 14 years old, and has a collection of 4 bass guitars, so we have something to compare it to. (I'm a professional keyboardist.) It certainly sounds good, seems to have good pick ups, but, it is really quite heavy and quite bulky to hold. There isn't all that much choice in the short scale category so all-in-all, considering it's low price, I certainly can recommend the product, but again, it's not the most comfortable bass to handle.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          What a Boom!

          By Rebecca

          from Chambersburg, PA

          Site Member

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          I have shoulder trouble and needed a bass with a shorter neck and when I saw this one I ordered right away. Boy am I glad I did! Arrived on timely basis and packaged very well. Barely needed any tuning. Sounded great on my small amp when I first plugged it in. I was a little unhappy with the twang it had so I ordered tape wound strings. Fantastic sound! Played it in church Sunday and what a boom. Very well worth the price and then some. I highly recommend it to anyone!

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          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Gretsch G2220 Electromatic Jet Jr. Short-Scale Bass

          By Doug Grant

          from Muskego, WI

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          I play bass in my church?s contemporary choir, which consists of singers, a pianist, several acoustic guitar players, and a drummer. I had been playing a full-scale electro-acoustic bass, which had many strong points, but it took up a lot of space and required me to concentrate a lot on my fretting hand, which made it more difficult for me to sing while playing. I purchased the short-scale Gretsch G2220, sight unseen, in hopes it would alleviate some of these issues. I?m glad to say that I am very happy with the instrument; its look, sound, and feel are very suitable for my situation. It is comfortable to hold, easy to play, has an ear-pleasing tone, and creates plenty of volume when played through the church?s PA system. Its vintage styling (I got the tobacco sunburst version) is also a plus; a more rock-oriented instrument would look out of place in my setting. Finally, it did not put too big a dent in my bank account. The only downside, if it can be called that, is that there is no ready-made hardshell case available for it. The folks at Guitar Center helped me select a plush-lined gig bag which is working out fine for now. I have seen it said on the Internet that a Les Paul guitar case will fit it, but I haven?t checked that out. Regardless, I would give the Getsch G2220 five out of five stars, because it has given me exactly what I wanted without costing me an arm and a leg.

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          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Expected Gretsch Quality

          By Chris Peters

          from Richmond, VA

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet II Electric Bass Guitar:

          This is the second Junior Jet II series guitar I've bought in the last 4 months. I have been to our local GC store many times and it amazes me how many twisted necks I look down (on other brands). When I got both of these in the mail (because our local store doesn't stock these less expensive model Gretsch guitars) everything is perfect. Neck flat, packaged well, etc. Both Junior Jets stay in tune very well. This guitar is well worth the money. Especially if you get it with a coupon! Look no further than here if you're shopping for an inexpensive bass.

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