Gretsch G6120BK Chet Atkins Hollow Body , Black
Gretsch G6120BK Chet Atkins Hollow Body , BlackDetails
This beautiful Rockabilly baby is the modern reworking of the classic 6120 Country Gentleman Chet Atkins Hollow body guitar made famous by the father of Nashville himself during the 50s and 60s. The guitar has that recognisable Gretsch twang perfect for rock n roll, country and blues.
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Chet Atkins Gretsch Guitar
The Maple top, back and sides on this 16" wide and 21.2" deep single cutaway hollow body are absolutely stunning giving a modern style to this classic sounding guitar. The Ebony fingerboard is adorned with neo-classic thumbnail inlays and it comes loaded with high sensitivity Filter Tron pickups and a gold Bigsby B6 tailpiece providing that Gretsch twang loved by country and rockabilly guitarists. Other features include Grover Rotomatic tuners, Adjust-o-Matic bridge and a Rock Maple neck.
Gretsch FilterTron pickups filter out hum, neon noises, crackle and electrical disturbance. They feature dual coils and are designed to filter out electronic hum normally associated with single coil pickups whilst giving a warm tone with bags of output and sustain. The super fat neck pickup on this Gretsch G6120 is ideal for buttery jazz and blues whilst the bridge pickup has enough bite for country licks or rockabilly rhythm.
The guitar's thick hollow body boasts the signature Gretsch dual "f" shaped sound holes and is finished in a stunning black stain. The body and neck are both bound and all hardware is gold plated. The final cosmetic touch is supplied by the gold plastic floating scratchplate which features artwork and a signature from Chet Atkins himself.
Body and Bridge
- Model Name: G6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body
- Series: Professional Collection
- Colour/Part#: Black 240-1250-806
- Body Shape: Nashville
- Body Back: Laminated Maple
- Body Sides: Laminated Maple
- Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
- Body Finish: Gloss Urethane, Gloss Urethane, Gloss Urethane
- F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized F-Holes
- Body Depth: 2.5" (63.5 mm)
- Body Width Lower Bout: 16" (40.64 cm)
- Body Binding: Multiple
- Bridge: Rosewood-Based Adjusto-Matic™
- Bridge Cover: Bigsby® B6G Vibrato Tailpiece w/ Gretsch® Logo
Neck and Fingerboard
- Number of Frets: 22
- Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
- Fretboard: Ebony
- Neck Material: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
- Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
- Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
Pickups and Hardware
- Pickup Configuration: H/H
- Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
- Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.
- Hardware Finish: Gold-Plated
- Tuning Machines: Grover® Rotomatic™ Die-Cast
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Tremolo Arm Handle: Bigsby® Flat Handle
- Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off
- Unique Features: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Curly Maple Headstock Overlay, Horseshoe Headstock Inlay, Bound Fingerboard, Multiple Body Bindings, Oversized F-Holes, Gold Plexi Pickguard with "Chet Atkins" Signpost, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod
- Included Accessories: Includes G6241 Deluxe Hardshell Case
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