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The Gretsch G5220 Electromatic Jet BT electric guitar offers a bold tone and retro-inspired style. Guitar Center is proud to offer the G5220, a guitar that blends vintage esthetics with modern playability. Its chambered mahogany body resonates with a present midrange, accentuated by crisp highs and thick lows from the maple top. The G5220 is armed with a pair of Broad'Tron pickups that deliver an aggressive overdrive with definition and balance. Shape your tone with precision using the individual volume controls and master volume with treble bleed circuit. Additional features include a 12" radius laurel fingerboard, pearloid big block inlays, a synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners. Pick up the G5220 Electromatic Jet BT at Guitar Center for a guitar that looks as mean as it sounds.

Black Top Broad'Tron Pickups Provide Thick, Defined Overdrive

The G5220 Electromatic Jet BT gets its bold tone from a pair of Broad'Tron pickups. These pickups provide an aggressive overdrive with enough definition to maintain note clarity and balance. The bridge pickup has a tight, cutting tone for leads, while the neck pickup delivers a warm, throaty growl perfect for rhythm playing. With individual volume controls for each pickup, you can blend the pickups to find your perfect balance of grit and girth.

Chambered Mahogany Body Resonates with Rich Tone

The G5220 has a chambered mahogany body with a maple top that provides resonance and tonal complexity. The mahogany body has a naturally warm and balanced tone with a clear midrange, while the maple top adds crisp articulation to the highs and focused thump to the lows. Strategic chambers in the body reduce weight while allowing the tonewoods to breathe, resulting in a full, dynamic tone that sustains for days.

Master Volume with Treble Bleed Circuit Maintains High-End Clarity

As you lower the volume on most guitars, the high frequencies tend to get lost, resulting in a muffled tone. The G5220 Electromatic Jet BT solves this issue with a master volume control and treble bleed circuit. As you decrease the master volume, the treble bleed circuit allows the high frequencies to remain so your tone stays clear and defined at any volume. You get full, open tone when cranked and rich, expressive tone at lower volumes.

Stable Hardware Provides Accurate Intonation

The G5220 Electromatic Jet BT features a synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners that provide stable intonation and tuning. The synthetic bone nut transfers vibrations efficiently for a resonant tone. The die-cast tuners are durable and accurately hold pitch through even the most intense playing sessions. Overall, the hardware on the G5220 helps ensure that it plays and sounds its best every time you pick it up.

Gretsch Guitars G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Electric Guitar Bristol Fog
Gretsch Guitars G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Electric Guitar Bristol Fog
Gretsch Guitars G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Electric Guitar Bristol Fog

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  • Chambered mahogany body with maple top
  • 22-fret, 24.6"-scale mahogany neck with 12" radius laurel fretboard
  • Dual Broad'Tron humbucking pickups with 3-way switching
  • Fixed Adjusto-matic bridge with V stopbar, die-cast tuners

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  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Chambered body
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Chambered Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.6”
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Laurel 
  • Radius: 12" 
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.687”(42.8 mm) synthetic bone
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Broad'Tron humbucker
  • Bridge: Broad'Tron humbucker
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2, Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Adjusto-matic
  • Tailpiece: V
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: China

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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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