Gretsch Guitars

Description

The G5442BDC Electromatic Hollowbody Short-Scale Bass is a stylishly seismic new Gretsch bass guitar with a comfortably short scale (30-1/4") and armed with two powerful new "Black Top" Filter'Tron bass pickups that endow it with an electrifying deep-end voice and identity.

Its double-cutaway hollow and bound body resonates with full bass tone and balance, and features sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, three-position pickup switch, classic "G" arrow control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddle Adjusto-Matic bridge and "G"-cutout tailpiece.

Available in various colors. See drop-down to the right to choose. Case sold separately.
Features
  • 5-Ply maple body
  • Double cutaway body
  • Gloss urethane finish
  • Sound post bracing
  • 22 Medium jumbo frets
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Maple neck
  • "Black Top" Filter'Tron bridge and neck pickups
  • 3-Position pickup switching blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone controls
  • Chrome-plated hardware
  • Rosewood-based 4-saddle Adjusto-Matic bridge
  • Enclosed precision tuners
  • Hump-block fingerboard inlays
  • Bound body top and back
  • Bound sound holes and fingerboard
  • Knurled strap retainer knobs
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • "G" cutout tailpiece
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications
  • Body Depth: 2.25" (57 mm)
  • Nut Width: 1.6" (40.6 mm)
  • Scale Length: 30.25" (768.4 mm)
Warranty
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 http://www.gretschguitars.com/resources/warranty.html

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