Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic Hollowbody Left-handed - Orange

Hollowbody Electric Guitar, Left-handed, with Maple Top, Back, and Sides; Maple Neck; Rosewood Fretboard; and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Orange Stain
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Classic Gretsch Tone for Left-handed Players

Take home the left-handed Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic single-cutaway hollowbody electric guitar to get that unmistakable Gretsch twang. Incredibly affordable, yet laden with professional features, the G5420LH Electromatic single-cutaway hollowbody boasts vintage-voiced Gretsch "Black Top" humbucking pickups and an Adjusto-matic bridge that has become synonymous with Gretsch. Three-way pickup switching and four controls, including a master volume, ensure you'll have no problem conjuring the legendary tones the G5420LH hollowbody was built for.

Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic Left-handed Hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Bright and spanky "Black Top" humbucking pickups
  • Exceptionally flexible electronics
  • Gretsch twang and punch for lefties
Bright and spanky "Black Top" humbucking pickups

Gretsch uncovered a set of Baldwin-era Filter'Tron pickups with incredible punch and twang. They reverse engineered those special pickups to create the set of "Black Top" Filter'Tron humbucking pickups that you'll find loaded in this G5420LH. With their robust character and trademark cut, the Gretsch Black Top Filter'Tron humbuckers keep you ready for everything from rockabilly and country to blues and classic rock. They're quickly becoming very popular at Sweetwater.

Exceptionally flexible electronics

The Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic allows you to pull off a lot of tonal tricks. Volume controls for each pickup help you create a perfect balance between warmth, bite, and brilliance when both pickups are engaged. The master tone control lets you fine-tune your sound once you have the pickups dialed in. And thanks to the master volume control, you can take your tube amp from clean to growling without changing the balance between your pickups. And of course you'll get sweet tone from the neck and bridge pickups individually.

Gretsch twang and punch for lefties

Finding exactly the right guitar can be difficult for left-handed players. But Gretsch's G5420LH Electromatic hollowbody electric guitar puts the company's unmistakable tone in a left-handed hollowbody that's sure to please. With top-end features like the "Black Top" Filter'Tron pickups and expertly applied body, F-hole, and fretboard binding, left-handed players searching for the powerful tones of Brian Setzer, Billy Duffy, and Duane Eddy can rejoice in the quality of their new guitar.

Gretsch G5420LH Electromatic Left-handed Hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Left-handed single-cutaway hollowbody electric guitar
  • Laminated maple top, back, and sides add snap and definition to your sound
  • "Black Top" Filter'Tron humbucking pickups deliver exceptional punch and twang
  • Sound-post bracing helps enhance sustain
  • Binding on fingerboard and soundholes adds class and distinction
Left-handed players will love their Gretsch G5420LH.

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Tech Specs

Body Type Hollowbody
Body Shape Single-cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Left-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material 5-ply Maple
Top Material 5-ply Arched Maple
Color Orange Stain
Body Finish Gloss Urethane
Neck Material Maple, Set
Neck Shape U profile
Radius 12"
Scale Length 25.5"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnails
Number of Frets 22, Medium Jumbo
Nut Width 1.6875"
Nut Material NuBone
Bridge/Tailpiece Rosewood-Based Adjusto-Matic Bridge, tailpiece
Tuners Vintage Style Open-Back
Neck Pickup Black Top Filter'Tron Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Black Top Filter'Tron Humbucker
Controls Master volume, master tone, neck volume, bridge volume, 3-way toggle pickup switch
Strings .010-.046
Manufacturer Part Number 2516021512

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I Couldn't be happier with this guitar and the great service I received from Sweetwater !!!! This guitar besides being beautiful plays real smooth and has the tone I was looking for a Great price for a hollow body . I will be planning a trip to Fort Wayne real soon to pick up a new amp .
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