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Gretsch Guitars G6118T 125th Anniversary Jaguar Tan Electric Guitar

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In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gretsch and a legacy that has lasted five decades, the tradition of the anniversary model continues. To commemorate this historic event, a very special elect... Click To Read More About This Product

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In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gretsch and a legacy that has lasted five decades, the tradition of the anniversary model continues. To commemorate this historic event, a very special electric guitar was created that is sure to be an instant classic. Combining time-tested Gretsch elements from the past with new features, the 125th Anniversary G6118T model has a Lacquer Finished ultra rare Jaguar Tan top, with metallic gold back and sides. The body is made of three-ply laminated maple for the utmost resonance and tone.

Two key individuals in the Gretsch story recently designed a unique scalloped bracing specifically voiced for Gretsch guitars. The ML bracing, which stands for Gretsch guitar designers Masao Terada and Mike Lewis, makes its debut on the 125th "Annie." This construction synchronizes the vibration of the top and back, with increased acoustical openness in tone. Accentuating the tone of the ML bracing are a pair of TV Jones Power'Tron pickups, pinned rosewood-based Adjusto-Matic bridge and a Bigsby B6C vibrato tailpiece.


Finish: Gloss Urethane
Neck: 3-piece Maple w/Tapered Heel
Fretboard: Ebony, 12" radius (305mm)
Scale Length: 24.60" (625mm)
Nut Width: 1.69" (43mm)
Hardware: Chrome, Nickel, Polished Aluminum
Machine Heads: Sperzel locking
Bridge: Pinned, Rosewood Based, Adjusto-matic Bridge
Pickups: Neck: 2-TV Jones PowerTron Pickups, Bridge: 2-TV Jones PowerTron 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, 3-Position Toggle Master Tone Switch
Case: Includes G6341 Deluxe Hardshell Case
Unique Features: Jaguar Tan 2-Tone Gloss Urethane Finish, Sperzel Locking Tuners, TV Jones Power'Tron PU's, Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Chrome Plated "ANNIVERSARY (1883 - 2008)" Plate on Headstock, G-Arrow Knobs, New "ML" Bracing, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod
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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

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All Of It

By Fred

from St Paul MN

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118T 125th Anniversary Jaguar Tan Electric Guitar:

I have played stratocasters for years, this Gretsch Jaguar Tan has been an exhilirating experience. I first played it in the store through a small tweed tube amp and it sounded good, felt good. Did that once a week for 3 weeks then bought it. Once home with it running it through a few different amps here I quickly understood this guitar does what it was designed to do, which is produce awesome guitar sounds. The last 1/4th of the volume knobs does change the flavor of things quite a bit which is wonderful. It's quite versatile, can sound twangy and bassey I highly reccomend using it through a tube amplifier you won't be disappointed. Most of the video demos online with it you'll see folks playing sparkling jazzy things, to showcase it's tonal quality.

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Very good

By Bernardo Portinho

from Rio de janeiro

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118T 125th Anniversary Jaguar Tan Electric Guitar:

This guitar is very good, has one of the best voices I've ever heard. I played her at several events here in Brazil as in my concert at citibank hall. But it is not perfect because it is not so comfortable for the guitar solo.

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Everything you want in a Gretsch

By Jeff Sullivan

from Denton, TX

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118T 125th Anniversary Jaguar Tan Electric Guitar:

To tell the truth, it took a while to figure out this guitar. It doesn't sound like a traditional Gretsch. However, after spending time with it, it's true quality began to emerge. The build quality is superb. There are no miscues or mistakes in fit or finish. I found that if I wanted I could set the neck completely flat and have no string buzz, which allowed me to find the perfect action and string height for me. The pinned bridge is definitely a blessing and I've had no problems with intonation (and that's even after replacing the Adjusto-matic bridge with an aluminum Compton bridge - a highly recommended upgrade). The guitar feels very solid as well without feeling heavy or unbalanced. Very easy to hold and should last many many years. The sound of the guitar is where things got interesting. The sound is very full with tons of midrange. At first I was discouraged because it didn't sound much like a Gretsch, but then again I'm used to playing with the volume knob cracked to full output. Once I started rolling back the volume and experimenting with blending the pickups I realized just how versatile this guitar is. Rolling back on the volume gives the Gretsch sound I originally missed, whereas cranking the volume lets this thing scream. I'm very impressed overall and glad that I was patient with this guitar. Highly recommended (but if possible try first to know what you're buying...).

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