We're very happy to offer you this brand new Gretsch G5220 Electromatic Jet in Firestick Red. New to Gretsch? If you're coming from a Singlecut bodied guitar and branching out a little, you'll find yourself in familiar territory, thanks to the G5220's Singlecut body, Blacktop Broad'Tron pickups, V-Stoptail bridge and 22 frets on a thin "U" neck made from mahogany. All these factors come together to make a great, humbucker equipped, roadworthy guitar that will serve you perfectly well, no matter where you go!
This product is in stock at the Tweed Hut and ready to be shipped to you! Here at the Tweed Hut, all our instruments are cleaned, inspected and set up before release. Thank you for your interest!
Model Name - G5220 Electromatic® Jet™ BT Single-Cut with V-Stoptail, Laurel Fingerboard, Firestick Red
Model # - 2517110595
Series - Electromatic® Collection
Country Of Origin - CN
Color - Firestick Red
Body - Chambered Mahogany
Body Finish - Gloss
Body Shape - Jet™
Neck Material - Mahogany
Neck Finish - Gloss
Neck Shape - Thin "U"
Scale Length - 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard - Laurel
Fingerboard Radius - 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets - 22
Frets Size - Medium Jumbo
String Nut - Synthetic Bone
Nut Width - 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays - Pearloid Big Block
Bridge Pickup - Black Top Broad’Tron™
Middle Pickup - N/A
Neck Pickup - Black Top Broad'Tron™
Controls - Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching - 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration - Broad'Tron™ / Broad'Tron™
Bridge - Anchored Adjusto-Matic™
Hardware Finish - Chrome
Tuning Machines - Die-Cast
Pickguard - Silver Plexi w/ Black Gretsch® & Electromatic® Logos
Control Knobs - G-Arrow
Weight - 7.9lbs
"Sophisticated and sensible, Electromatic® Jet™ BT models are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch® instruments. They're your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability."
True Jet Essence with Broad'Tron™ Might
The all-new G5220 Electromatic Jet BT Single-Cut with V-Stoptail delivers Broad'Tron™ power with classic Jet clarity.
Chambered Mahogany Bodies
At the heart of each Electromatic Jet BT is a chambered mahogany body with maple top that produces a rich, present mid-range that accentuates big lows and shimmering highs.
All-new Black Top Broad'Tron Pickups
A pair of Black Top Broad'Tron pickups drive the chambered mahogany body with maple top through thick, aggressive overdrive while maintaining astounding definition and note balance suitable for the most pristine clean tone.
The Electromatic Jet BT is equipped with essential features that give you complete tonal control. The combination of individual pickup volume controls, master tone and master volume with treble bleed circuit provides intuitive global control over your pickup and tone settings.
- Upgraded chambered mahogany body with maple top for a strong sonic profile and exceptional acoustic balance
- Lower set mahogany neck for effortless access and performance
- 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
- Dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ pickups
- Master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone and individual pickup volume controls
- Gretsch V-Stoptail tailpiece
- Anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge
- Upgraded appointments include bound headstock, plain-face head cap, vintage-inspired purfling, Big Block inlays and closed back tuning keys
- Chrome hardware