Gretsch Guitars

Description

Gretsch pays homage to the late Malcolm Young with this replica of his iconic, road-battered, much-customized Gretsch Jet. This guitar, nicknamed "The Beast" was seriously personalized and was instrumental in creating some of rock and roll's most memorable and instantly recognizable rhythm guitar parts.

This models features the essential hallmarks of one of rock’s most iconic instruments including “DIY” pickup routes with simulated screw holes, chrome switch plugs, Space- Control™ bridge and ‘60s-style tailpiece. Open-cavity thunder roars from the thin-skin satin finished chambered mahogany body and is magnified by a high-output TV Jones® Power’Tron™ pickup.
Features
  • Chambered mahogany body with bound maple top
  • 24.6"-scale mahogany neck with 22-fret, 12"-radius bound ebony fingerboard
  • TV Jones Power’Tron humbucker in bridge position
  • Space Control bridge with ebony base, '60s-style tailpiece, Schaller tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Semi-Gloss Lacquer
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: U
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.6 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Semi-Gloss Lacquer
Fingerboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Thumbnail
  • Nut width/material 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck:
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Power’Tron
  • Brand: TV Jones
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics:
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone Bridge volume
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Space Control with ebony base
  • Tailpiece: Space Control tailpiece
  • Tuning machines: Grover
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Chrome switch plugs
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Japan
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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