Gretsch Guitars

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The Gretsch Guitars G5427TG Electromatic Hollowbody Single-Cut With Bigsby Limited-Edition Electric Guitar in Midnight Sapphire bursts with articulate, punchy tone. Gretsch combined a laminated maple body with trestle bracing and dual FT-5E Filter'Tron pickups for huge, full sound with enhanced clarity. The G5427TG Electromatic also features a comfortable classic C-shaped maple neck, upgraded controls for versatile shaping, late-'50s bound headstock, and gold hardware including a Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece. is thrilled to offer this stylish, performance-focused hollowbody.

FT-5E Filter'Tron Pickups Provide Classic Gretsch Twang

The G5427TG Electromatic is equipped with a pair of FT-5E Filter'Tron pickups for authentic Gretsch sound with tight bass, crisp highs and slightly scooped mids. These high-output single-coil pickups are also very feedback-resistant, allowing for higher gain settings without unwanted squeal. A three-position toggle switch selects the bridge pickup, bridge and neck pickups together, or the neck pickup alone for a range of tones from bright and cutting to warm and rounded.

Upgraded Controls Offer Ample Tonal Versatility

The G5427TG Electromatic features upgraded controls including master volume with treble bleed circuit to maintain high-end clarity at lower volumes, master tone and individual pickup volume controls. This arrangement provides a multitude of sound-shaping options for dialing in the perfect tone for any musical style. The pickup volume controls, in particular, allow balancing the neck and bridge pickups to create tones ranging from jangly rhythm to screaming lead.

Comfortable Maple Neck and Laurel Fingerboard

The G5427TG Electromatic has a classic C-shaped maple neck for a comfortable playing feel. The maple construction adds brightness and articulation. The laurel fingerboard, with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid hump block inlays, also contributes to the guitar's punchy yet well-defined tone. A shorter 24.6" scale length improves playability for chording and complex solos.

Vintage-Style Appointments Bring Retro Style

Several vintage-inspired touches give the G5427TG Electromatic a retro vibe, including open-back tuning machines, gold hardware, pearloid pickguard and a late-'50s bound headstock. A Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece allows subtle pitch bending effects. An optional hardshell case or gig bag is available to protect your investment in classic Gretsch style and tone. Overall, the G5427TG Electromatic exudes a bold yet refined vintage spirit, with looks and sound to match.

Gretsch Guitars G5427TG Electromatic Hollowbody Single-Cut With Bigsby Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Midnight Sapphire
Gretsch Guitars G5427TG Electromatic Hollowbody Single-Cut With Bigsby Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Midnight Sapphire
Gretsch Guitars G5427TG Electromatic Hollowbody Single-Cut With Bigsby Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Midnight Sapphire

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  • Maple top and body
  • Set-in maple neck with C profile
  • Laurel fingerboard
  • Dual FT-5E Filter'Tron humbuckers

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • Body Type: Hollow Body
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.6"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Laurel
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Thumbnail
  • Nut width/material: 1.687"/GraphTech
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual volume, Master volume, Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia

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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