Gretsch G6121-1959 Chet Atkins Solid Body - Western Maple Stain

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Maple Top, Ebony Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Mahogany Stain with Orange Top
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Gretsch G6121-1959 Chet Atkins Solid Body - Western Maple Stain
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Sweet Solid Body Tone!

Though Gretsch is most famous for their hollowbody guitars, one shouldn't overlook their line of classic solidbodied instruments. The Chet Atkins Solid Body sports a chambered body crafted from select mahogany, a one piece "Action Flow" mahogany neck, and Gretsch "rocking" bar bridge. Electronically, the Solid Body has Filter'Tron pickups and a Bigsby B3 provides the classic vibrato sound that's synonymous with Gretsch guitars.

Gretsch Chet Atkins Solid Body Features:
  • Color: Mahogany Stain With Vintage Orange Top
  • Category: Solid Body Guitars
  • Body Style: Single Cutaway
  • Scale Length: 24.6"
  • Top: Arched Laminated Maple
  • Back And Sides: Chambered Mahogany Body, 13.5" Wide, 1.75" Deep
  • Neck: 1-Piece Mahogany
  • Pickups: 2 High Sensitive Filter'Tron Pickups
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume,
  • 3-Position Master Tone Switch
  • Width At Nut: 1-11/16"
  • Fretboard: Ebony, 12" Radius
  • Bridge: Ebony-Based Chrome "Rocking" Bar Bridge
  • Tailpiece: Gretsch Bigsby¨ B3c Vibrato Tailpiece
  • Hardware: Gold-Plated/Chrome/Polished Aluminum
  • Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Case: Includes G6238 Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • No. Of Frets: 22 Plus Zero Fret
  • Machine Heads: Gold-Plated Grover V98g Sta-Tite Die-Cast Tuners
  • Mother-Of-Pearl Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers
  • Aged Fingerboard And Headstock Binding
  • Multiple Aged Body Bindings
  • Inlaid M-O-P Horseshoe And Gretsch Logo On Headstock
  • Polished Aluminum Bigsby
  • Gold Pickup Covers
  • Gold Plexi Pickguard With Nashville Motif
  • G-Arrow Control Knobs
  • Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
Gretsch Solid Body - A real rocker from Gretsch!

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Electric Guitar Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Single Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Mahogany
Top Material Laminated Maple
Body Finish Gloss Urethane
Color Mahogany Stain with Vintage Orange Top
Neck Material Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Ebony, 12" Radius
Fingerboard Inlay Mother-of-Pearl Horseshoe Inlays
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.6"
Nut Width 1.6875"
Bridge/Tailpiece Ebony-based Chrome "Rocking" Bar Bridge, Bigsby B3C Vibrato Tailpiece
Tuners Gold-plated Grover V98G Sta-Tite Die-cast Tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Filter'Tron Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Filter'Tron Humbucker
Controls 2 x Volume, Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-way Selector
Strings D'Addario XL110 Regular Light, NPS (.010-.046 Gauges)
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 2400541822

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