Its not a light guitar by any means but very easy to play. Gretsch usa custom 57 6128 duo jet in cadillac green by. Duo jet features dual high sensitive filtertron pickups, tone switch circuitry, ebony fingerboard with neoclassical thumbnail inlays, space control bridge and gretsch by bigsby b3c vibrato. Beautiful gretsch g6128t 1957 reissued duo jet guitar. Gretsch guitars g6128tcg duo jet electric guitar w bigsby. Gretsch guitars g5235w electromatic pro jet electric guitar. Gretsch g5230t electromatic jet ft electric guitar. This is a brand new 1957 spec 6128 duo jet model from the usa gretsch custom shop. This is an amazing guitar and the 57 duo jet has a very special place in the history of the electric guitar. Now gretsch has got in on the electromatic pimping fad. Courtesy of matt rizphoto by rachel thoele in the summer of 1953, the gretsch company responded to the new threat of solidbody electric guitars from both gibson and fender with its own offeringthe gretsch duo jet model 6128. Gretsch guitars g5435tgblkltd16 limited edition electromatic pro jet wbigsby and gold hardware has 0 ratings score 0 out of 5 based on 0 ratings disclaimer. A rare example of an early 1954 gretsch silver jet from the fi rst production batch to include the sparkly variation on the duo jet design. Gretsch vstoptail anchored adjustomatic bridge upgraded appointments.
Make offer 1956 gretsch 6129 silver jet silver sparkle finish vintage electric guitar. I would suggest you play all of them and more and determine which guitar speaks to you the most. Compared to the black penguins dynasonic single coil the filtertrons on the duo jet have a bigger sound but retain the twang and stringyness to keep the gretsch sound. Its uniquesounding dearmond dynasonic pickups offered the raucous twang needed for rockabilly and just enough jangle for rock, making it the choice of guitarists like george harrison and, in his early90s rockabilly phase, jeff beck, writes gws paul riario. This is not a shred machine, but the guitar would fit for country and of course, rockabilly. Guitar world has bestowed its platinum award upon the gretsch g6128t1962 duo jet. A comfortable fit for your double jet, pro jet or junior jet electric guitar, gretsch s g6238 case provides a stylish hardshell with unmatched protection and a perfect fit for your gretsch jet. Gretsch guitars g5435 limited edition electromatic pro jet. Marshall super lead plexi reissue, same cabinet marshall basketweave 1971. Other than perhaps the g6129bz billy zoom tribute which was silver and the g6129t1957 silver jet reissue, both of which are silver in color, i have not personally encountered a model of gretsch solid bodied guitar with metal flake finish either gold or silver. Get the guaranteed best price on cases for hollow body electric guitars like the gretsch guitars g6238 duo jet and pro jet guitar case at musicians friend. I have a squier strat, epiphone les paul and a 1967 rickenbacker 360. On second glance, i see that yours is not the actual harrison duo jet ri i.
Marshall jtm 45 tone test part two greenback speakers. Gretsch guitars g6238 duo jet and pro jet guitar case. Its a bit lighter than the single cut version and ads easier access to the higher frets. It has been used but is intact and 100% original with exception of two replaced filer caps and the trem pedal cord which was spliced so the switch original could be unhooked. The g5435 limited edition electromatic pro jet is available in a brilliant fairlane blue finish and features a rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid neoclassic thumbnail inlays, threeposition pickup toggle switch, anchored adjustomatic bridge and gretsch vstoptail, garrow knobs, white pearloid pickguard with. The difference between this 57 and the george harrison model is the back on the gh model is painted black. Gretsch guitars g6128t duo jet with bigsby electric guitar black. Gretsch g5230t electromatic jet ft electric guitar, airline.
They often contain hardware such as bigsby tremolos. It offers true gretsch resonant tone, has a striking gold top and walnutstained back and sides and a bigsby b50 tailpiece for classic vibrato effects. The allnew g5230t electromatic jet ft singlecut with bigsbyr captures that essential jet power and fidelity at an incredible price. Besides the edge of the top, there are only 2 contact points located under the bridge.
Gretsch guitar 6128 duo jet model ed roman guitars. Modeled closely on its late50s ancestor, todays duo jet features dual high sensitive filtertron pickups, tone switch circuitry, ebony fingerboard with neoclassic thumbnail inlays, space control bridge, gretsch by bigsby b3c vibrato tailpiece and mahogany stain finish. Marshall jtm 45 vs 1987x the plexi amp reissue edition duration. The name duo jet was inspired by the guitars two pickups duo and the advanced aircraft of the day jet. It was the first gretsch guitar to have the truss rod accessible through the headstock, a pickup selection switch and a master volume on the cutaway. First made in the mid 50s, this hugely popular semihollow chambered guitar was played by george harrison in the early days of the beatles, and david gilmour of pink floyd. Iirc the 1957 was discontinued last year or in 2006. My new pro jet fills a space in my small collection, offering a unique sound and playability distinct from my other guitars. Jan 31, 2012 now gretsch has got in on the electromatic pimping fad. The electromatic double jet pays tribute to the doublecut duo jet that gretsch launched in 1961. Gretsch duo jet 6128 57 reissue 1998 black guitar for. The g6238 guitar case fits gretsch duo jet and pro jet guitars.
The gretsch electromatic range offers a fantastic, affordable way to get some of that unique gretsch tone and vibe into your life. Gretsch g6128t1962 duo jet 2011 model, like new sold ships worldwide thank you for your interest in our gretsch g6128t1962 duo jet this guitar is a 2011 model and likenew. In january 1951, gretsch let the music world know it was a serious contender in the quickly evolving electric guitar business when it introduced the electromatic and electro ii models at a threeday promotional show at new yorks park sheraton hotel. A modernday reissue of the 1957 jet, complete with humped block inlays. The knobs are the same and its weighted about the same. Features include onepiece mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with aged vintagestyle hu. Back after nearly 50 years in the form of the g6128tcg duo jet, it has a singlecutaway chambered body in a mahogany stain finish with a striking cadillac green arched top. The gretsch dual humbuckers sound great and it has that distinctive gretsch sound. Gretsch guitars g5235w electromatic pro jet electric.
Aside from the extra cutaway, the double jet s spec is identical to its singlecut. Stunning looking gretsch featuring a doublecutaway chambered body with an arched maple top. My marshall jtm 45 reissue played through a marshall 4x12 with celestion greenback speakers. Gretsch g5230t electromatic jet ft pure jet power in its 65year existence the gretsch jet has been the hallmark sound for iconic players. Tone gorgeous gretsch electromatic pro jet with bigsby. The new gretsch g6128t1962 duo jet is an inspired reworking of that version, complete with modern updates, vintage cool looks and authoritative tones that will help set you apart from the rest. The signature is also the only import duo jet reissue with periodcorrect body dimensions. This is the rare edition with factory mounted dynasonic pickups and 1997 dated cts pots. Most models are hollow body guitars with lots of gretschspecific detailing.
Gretsch g6128t53 vintage select duo jet earns guitar worlds. With its chambered mahogany body, setin mahogany neck, and dual gretsch minihumbuckers, the gretsch pro jet g5235w electric guitar feels and sounds the way a classic american rock n roll guitar should. In its october issue, guitar world bestows its platinum award on the gretsch g6128t53 vintage select 53 duo jet. The electromatic range of electric guitars is based on classic gretsch designs. Regardless, this specimen is a unique and historically significant instrument coveted by many gretsch aficionados. Gretsch 1957 g6128t duo jet reissue 2005 black reverb. Sep 21, 2017 in its october issue, guitar world bestows its platinum award on the gretsch g6128t53 vintage select 53 duo jet. Gretsch continued to use this body style and configuration with the duo jet for many years. Aug 16, 2011 regardless, this specimen is a unique and historically significant instrument coveted by many gretsch aficionados.
A truly rare bird flies againthe cadillac green duo jet. This amp works very nice for blues, the tubes behavior. Rare circa 1963 vox ac 15 twin with candy panel, smooth tolex, brown grille, jtm 45 brass vents, all original transformers and goodmans economax speakers. Compared to the many vintage duo jets ive played throughout the years, i can report gretschs vintage select. Because of the filtertrons the guitar is better for more overdrive than the dynasonic guitars but you still dont want to play metal with this thing. Modeled closely on its late50s ancestor, todays duo jet features dual high sensitive filtertron pickups, tone switch circuitry, ebony fingerboard with neoclassic thumbnail inlays, space control bridge, gretsch by bigsby b3c vibrato tailpiece and mahogany. Unfollow gretsch duo jet to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Aug 16, 2011 a closeup of the dearmond dynasonicequipped 1954 silver jet. Gretsch guitars g6128t duo jet with bigsby electric guitar. The classic gretsch duo jet dates to the earliest days of rock music. Like georges original guitar, and therefore the us tribute model, the signatures chambered body is 51mm 2 inches deep, while the other duo jet reissues bottom out at 44.
This has a chassis cutout dimension of 20 1 2 x 2 1. First made in the mid 50s, this hugely popular semihollow chambered guitar was played by george harrison in the early days of. The internal accessory compartment allows transport of extra strings, picks, strap or even an instrument cable, so youre always ready for a gig. Gretsch white falcon through a marshall jtm45 youtube. Gretsch duo jet 6128 57 reissue 1998 black guitar for sale. Excellent guitar with some minor player swirls on back. Gretsch usa custom 57 6128 duo jet in cadillac green by reverb. Unfollow gretsch electromatic double jet to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. It still has the factory protective cover films on the pick guard, truss cover, and back covers as well as the foam cover on the bigsby handle. Similar to models of the late 50s, todays duo jet features dual high sensitive filtertron pickups, tone switch circuitry, ebony fingerboard with neoclassical thumbnail inlays, space control bridge and gcutout tailpiece. This duo jet is styled after the models made post 1960 which added a zerofret and double cutaway body design.
Gretsch g6128t53 vintage select duo jet earns guitar. Aside from the extra cutaway, the double jets spec is identical to its singlecut. Nov 10, 2014 guitar world has bestowed its platinum award upon the gretsch g6128t1962 duo jet. The freshly scrubbed pro jet and double jet models now feature pickup upgrades and new fingerboard inlays. This guitar is 100% original except for the strap buttons and comes with the original grey gretsch hardshell case. Gretsch duo jet wins guitar worlds platinum award gretsch. If you have the budget for a gibson les paul, then you really have a large number of guitars that you could be looking at, i wouldnt limit your search to only those three. Theres a lot of air in there and i found the guitar to be very lively and resonant.597 747 727 1192 140 351 1065 475 21 1051 785 548 1461 1311 415 477 290 408 161 1077 1325 1255 805 515 165 1065 502 364 413 1448 1170 1409 262 881 986 1453 1260 1078 789 865 452 554 1102