So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by niksureal » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:15 pm

i love sharin foo wrote:
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The Clipper is long gone, but the Chet Atkins will never leave. It's a '60 6119 and is without a doubt one of the absolute best guitars I've ever owned. I need to get some decent photos of it one day.

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both of those.... :?

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by B » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:00 am

Big fan of Gretsch guitars and I've owned practically all of the "main" models of their line over the years. Once I found "the one" (a mid-60s Country Gentleman) I sold most of the others Gretsches, but still own that Gent, a Duo Jet, and a Black Falcon.

If my house was burning down though, that Country Gentleman would be the first guitar I run out the door with.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by BobL » Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:52 am

I've got two... a G6120-1959LTV (which I'm unfortunately looking to sell, as it doesn't get used enough to warrant sticking around, though it's a stellar guitar). Lacquer finish, slightly bigger neck than most modern JP guitars, TV Jones Classics...

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The keeper is a '13 Stephen Stern Masterbuilt Duo Jet, also w/ TV Jones classics. Nicest guitar I've ever owned, including Fender/Gibson CS stuff, several small boutique guitars... this and my Jazzmaster get all my playing time (though the JM gets about 70% of the work anymore).

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Post by dezb1 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:02 pm

Nice!

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Post by jbiscuti » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:04 pm

I love that Stephen Stern Duo Jet! I am dying for a SS Custom Shop White Penguin.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by BobL » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:48 pm

jbiscuti wrote:
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I love that Stephen Stern Duo Jet! I am dying for a SS Custom Shop White Penguin.
He does a real nice job.

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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:58 am

jbiscuti wrote:
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I love that Stephen Stern Duo Jet!...
Same here!

I'd not heard of him until I started browsing for good examples of G6128Ts.
There's one of his on eBay at the moment, way out of my price range, that's close to perfect.
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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by Soiouz » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:23 am

I am.


Here is my 1956 Country Club (6192) with my 1952 Electromatic amplifier.




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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by BobL » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:52 am

Soiouz wrote:
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I am.


Here is my 1956 Country Club (6192) with my 1952 Electromatic amplifier.

That is gorgeous!

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Post by Maggieo » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:31 am

Word fail me in how much I lust after this guitar.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by shadowplay » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:00 pm

Soiouz wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:23 am
I am.


Here is my 1956 Country Club (6192) with my 1952 Electromatic amplifier.




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Absolute peach of a guitar. Beautiful subtle figuring, a total class act.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by Soiouz » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:03 pm

shadowplay wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:00 pm
Soiouz wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:23 am
I am.


Here is my 1956 Country Club (6192) with my 1952 Electromatic amplifier.




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Absolute peach of a guitar. Beautiful subtle figuring, a total class act.

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It plays as good as it looks, I tell you. And, as you probably know, that's not a given with old Gretsches. But this is a good one.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by shadowplay » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:43 am

Soiouz wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:03 pm


It plays as good as it looks, I tell you. And, as you probably know, that's not a given with old Gretsches. But this is a good one.
'The Beauty of The Burst' indeed!

It's exquisite, the centre of that burst is like a bubbling cauldron of caramel, all the figuring on 99.9% of the new ones is crass to the power ten but that's the full Goldilocks...juuuust right! I'm glad it's a good player too.

I never feel jealous but truth be told a tiny green monster has been birthed deep down and it's whispering just won't cease.

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Re: So who is playing Gretsch guitars?

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:52 am

My god, yes!! That '56 Country Club is a beauty!!

Just the right amount of nickel, quality appointments on the neck & headstock, a gorgeous, moddy burst & Dynasonics!! Man alive, I'm in love!!
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