Gretsch Guitars

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The Gretsch Electromatic Chris Rocha Broadkaster Jr. electric guitar brings together Gretsch's craftsmanship with acclaimed guitarist Chris Rocha's artistic vision. Its unique chambered spruce center block provides resonant tone while reducing weight for comfort on stage. Dual High Sensitive Filter'Tron pickups deliver a punchy tone, perfect for lead lines and chords. Add expressive effects with the Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece. The thin U-shaped maple neck and 12" radius rosewood fingerboard enable smooth, comfortable playability. From the gold sparkle binding to the elegant pearloid inlays, every detail of the Broadkaster Jr. is designed to inspire your creativity. Make your mark on stage and in the studio with the Gretsch Electromatic Chris Rocha Broadkaster Jr.

Unique Chambered Spruce Center Block Provides Resonance and Reduces Weight

The Broadkaster Jr. has a chambered spruce center block that enhances resonance while decreasing overall weight. The open design allows the guitar to vibrate freely, resulting in rich, lively tone. Weighing in at a comfortable 6.6lb. this semi-hollow body guitar won't weigh you down during long sets. The chambered construction makes the Broadkaster Jr. a pleasure to play on stage or in the studio.

Thin U-Shaped Neck and 12" Radius Fingerboard Enable Comfortable Playability

Shredding lightning-fast leads is effortless on the Broadkaster Jr.'s slim maple neck. Its thin U profile and 12" radius rosewood fingerboard allow smooth, comfortable access to even the highest frets. The neck is designed for speed but retains a vintage-inspired feel. Combined with the smooth satin finish, you'll find endless inspiration flowing from the Broadkaster Jr.'s neck.

Dual High Sensitive Filter'Tron Pickups Deliver a Punchy Tone

A pair of High Sensitive Filter'Tron humbucking pickups provide the Broadkaster Jr. with articulate tone and punch. These wide-aperture pickups capture every nuance of your playing. You'll appreciate their balanced midrange and tight low end when crafting rhythm parts. When it's time for a searing lead, just roll up the volume and let the Filter'Trons roar. The three-way toggle switch lets you select neck, bridge or both pickups for a broad tonal palette.

Bigsby B70 Vibrato Tailpiece Adds Expressive Effects

The iconic Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece allows you to infuse your playing with expressive pitch effects. Subtle warbling vibratos and swooping dives are easy to execute by rocking the Bigsby's arm. The tension is optimized so you won't knock the Broadkaster Jr. out of tune. Add new dimensions to your solos and chord voicings with the smooth, responsive action of the Bigsby B70.

Gold Sparkle Binding and Hardware for Visual Flair

This signature model has eye-catching looks to match its impressive sound. Gold sparkle binding along the body and neck gives the Broadkaster Jr. a touch of Gretsch flair. Complementing this is gold hardware including the master volume and tone knobs, pickup selector switch tip and bridge. The gold appointments contrast beautifully against the Vintage White finish. Visually distinctive, the Broadkaster Jr. makes an impression before you ever play a note.

Gretsch Guitars Electromatic Chris Rocha Broadkaster Jr. Center Block Electric Guitar Vintage White
Gretsch Guitars Electromatic Chris Rocha Broadkaster Jr. Center Block Electric Guitar Vintage White
Gretsch Guitars Electromatic Chris Rocha Broadkaster Jr. Center Block Electric Guitar Vintage White

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  • 14" single-cutaway maple body with chambered spruce center block
  • Thin “U” shaped maple neck with 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, and pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays
  • Anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, locking tuners, Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece with wire handle
  • Dual High Sensitive Filter’Tron pickups

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • Top wood: Arched Laminated Maple
  • Body wood: Laminated Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Thin U
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-Neck
  • Scale length: 24.6"
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Laurel
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
  • Nut width/material: 1.6875"/Graph Tech NuBone
  • Neck: High Sensitive Filter'Tron
  • Bridge: High Sensitive Filter'Tron
  • Control layout: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge design: Adjusto-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby B70 with Wire Handle
  • Tuning machines: Die-Cast Sealed Locking
  • Color: Gold
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold Separately
  • Orientation: Right-Handed

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Gretsch's 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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