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Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar  

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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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 GuitarsG5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (13)
  • Good tone (12)
  • Fun to play (11)
  • Solid electronics (9)
  • Good pick up (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (10)
  • Practicing (10)
  • Recording (6)
  • Small venues (4)
  • Rock concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great guitar at a Great price !!!!

I am 52 years old and I have been playing since I was seven years old. I'm not a pro, but I consider myself a well rounded player. I have played cheap guitars...Read complete review

I am 52 years old and I have been playing since I was seven years old. I'm not a pro, but I consider myself a well rounded player. I have played cheap guitars and really nice ones too. I play Bluegrass, Country, and Rock from every era. I owned a 70's Chet Atkins Super Axe and played a Country Gentleman for a while also. The new Electromatics took me back to that time in my life. This guitar is a dream to play. I would say this Gretsch is worth every penny! Fit and finish are flawless. The pickups deliver, no matter what you ask for. Clean, clear, crisp Jazzy sound to some over-driven southern Rock. They just sound great! I'm currently playing through a Fender HotRod Deluxe which I believe is a good match for the Gretsch's ability. I've also played this guitar through a Fender Twin Reverb where its tone and personality really came through. The only negative thing I can say about this guitar is the pickup toggle switch had some noise in it, and the intonation wasn't set properly when I bought it. Both issues have been rectified and I couldn't be happier. I have owned my orange Gretsch G5420T for just over 2 years now and I have never regretted my purchase. If you want a great guitar at a reasonable price and one that can do it all, the Gretsch is the one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Tuning Issues

Purchased this guitar and it is a great looking instrument with great tone and playability. The bridge is pinned to the top of the guitar so it can not be moved. My guitar was...Read complete review

Purchased this guitar and it is a great looking instrument with great tone and playability. The bridge is pinned to the top of the guitar so it can not be moved. My guitar was not tunable as the bridge was too far forward so the harmonics were all off. Guitar Center Took VERY Good Care of me and I purchased another instrument. With some extra guitar tech work, this could be a great guitar!

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(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great guitar at a Great price !!!!

By JSS

from Winson-Salem, NC

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

      I am 52 years old and I have been playing since I was seven years old. I'm not a pro, but I consider myself a well rounded player. I have played cheap guitars and really nice ones too. I play Bluegrass, Country, and Rock from every era. I owned a 70's Chet Atkins Super Axe and played a Country Gentleman for a while also. The new Electromatics took me back to that time in my life. This guitar is a dream to play. I would say this Gretsch is worth every penny! Fit and finish are flawless. The pickups deliver, no matter what you ask for. Clean, clear, crisp Jazzy sound to some over-driven southern Rock. They just sound great! I'm currently playing through a Fender HotRod Deluxe which I believe is a good match for the Gretsch's ability. I've also played this guitar through a Fender Twin Reverb where its tone and personality really came through. The only negative thing I can say about this guitar is the pickup toggle switch had some noise in it, and the intonation wasn't set properly when I bought it. Both issues have been rectified and I couldn't be happier. I have owned my orange Gretsch G5420T for just over 2 years now and I have never regretted my purchase. If you want a great guitar at a reasonable price and one that can do it all, the Gretsch is the one.

      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Tuning Issues

      By Pat

      from Pueblo

      About Me Professional Musician

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

      Purchased this guitar and it is a great looking instrument with great tone and playability. The bridge is pinned to the top of the guitar so it can not be moved. My guitar was not tunable as the bridge was too far forward so the harmonics were all off. Guitar Center Took VERY Good Care of me and I purchased another instrument. With some extra guitar tech work, this could be a great guitar!

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Everything you'd expect from a Gretsch!

      By Jeff

      from Corning NY

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

        I haven't had much time to play this guitar yet but I've loved every minute of it so far. It brings that perfect big bodied Gretsch sound without breaking the bank.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Fantastic guitar well worth every penny.

        By Keith

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

        Bought the orange stain version to replace my older G5120. The blacktop filtertron pickups are a huge improvement over the old Gretsch humbuckers and the subtle design changes (F hole binding, smaller bound headstock and different neck angle) improve the looks and playability. It feels less boxy than the G5120. Build quality is excellent and I would highly recommend this guitar.

         
        5.0

        its a great guitar and the beatles had it so it enspires me

        By ringo

        from fl

        About Me Child

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

          its great

           
          5.0

          Great guitar!

          By AJ

          from New Hampshire

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

              It's absolutely everything I expected from a legendary brand. Just a joy to sit down and play!

               
              5.0

              One of the best

              By Scott

              from Pleasant Grove, Utah

              About Me Novice

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing

                Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

                I have always loved Gretsch, and have always wanted one. I have tried other hollowbodies and just could not get the sound that you only get from a Gretsch.
                The 5420 is a well built and great sounding guitar without breaking the bank.
                I went in with the intention of buying the orange stain, but, the fairlane blue just pops.
                The sales folks at the Orem, Utah store are great.

                 
                5.0

                Great guitar

                By Bubba

                from Dayton

                About Me Experienced

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Feel
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

                    Love how it looks and plays.

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best Guitar I've ever had

                    By TK

                    from Utah

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Takes time away from family

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

                    Easily the best guitar I've ever owned.

                     
                    5.0

                    Well Crafted Gretsch Electromatic G5420T

                    By Bill W2

                    from Reno, Nevada

                    About Me Experienced

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

                      Beautifully made Gretsch Electromatic Hollowbody, Fairlane Blue just Pops. Fit and finish are well crafted from Korea. Sound from the Blacktop Filter Tron pickups are the Gretsch sound I was hoping for. Perfect.

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