Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon

Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Laminated Maple Top, Back, and Sides, 3-pc Maple Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, and Gretsch Filter'Tron Humbucking Pickups - White
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Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon
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A Gretsch Good Enough for The Cult!

The Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon with Bigsby hollowbody guitar brings a legendary guitar to the masses. If you're a Gretsch fan (or especially a fan of The Cult), you'll appreciate the Billy Duffy Falcon's iconic visuals, tone, and feel - as well as updates such as custom-wound Black Top Filter'Tron humbuckers, ebony-based bridge, and Bigsby Vibrato. You also get the iconic V-Shaped headstock, wide-block fingerboard inlays, silver-sparkle binding, and bound F holes. Experience a legendary hollowbody guitar: the Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon.

Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon with Bigsby Hollowbody Guitar at a Glance:
  • An iconic guitar, updated for your playing pleasure
  • Your fan's eyes will be on you
  • Tap into Gretsch's legacy in American music
An iconic guitar, updated for your playing pleasure

At Sweetwater, we love guitars and are always looking for hot tones and good looks. The Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon delivers everything we love in a guitar in a complete package! You'll love the hot tone from the custom-wound Filter'Tron that were spec'd by Billy. This premium hollowbody also sports original '70s Baldwin-era styling and sharp-looking silver-sparkle binding. This axe definitely stands out from the crowd. Add to that a Bigsby vibrato, a 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck, ebony fretboard, and premium gray speckled hardshell case, and you've got a true collector's guitar.

Your fan's eyes will be on you

When you take the stage with the G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon with Bigsby, all eyes will be on you. This guitar is put together. This iconic Gretsch sports the crisp, classic looks that have made generations of guitarists fall in love with the instrument. With its '70s Baldwin-era styling, wide block fingerboard inlays, silver-sparkle binding, bound F holes, and no pickguard, you definitely won't be mistaken for any of your solidbody-slinging six-string brethren.

Tap into Gretsch's legacy in American music

The G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon with Bigsby hollowbody electric guitar is a proud part of Gretsch's legacy in American music. Everyone knows Gretsch electric guitars and drums, but did you know that got their start in 1883 as a banjo company? It wasn't long before Gretsch was making mandolins, ukuleles, and eventually flat-top guitars, contributing to the very roots of American music. So when you pick up a Gretsch guitar, you're holding more than a great axe, you're holding a piece of American music history.

Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon with Bigsby Hollowbody Guitar Features:
  • Signature hollowbody guitar for The Cult's Billy Duffy
  • Custom-wound Black Top Filter'Tron humbucking pickups
  • Maple back and sides for big hollowbody tones
  • 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck is topped with an ebony fretboard
  • White gloss nitrocellulose finish is stunning
  • Armed with Billy's preferred Bigsby vibrato
  • Pearloid wide-block inlays
  • Premium hardshell case
Add an iconic rock'n'roll guitar to your collection with the Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Hollowbody
Body Shape Falcon
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Maple
Top Material Maple
Color White
Body Finish Nitrocellulose
Neck Material 3-piece maple/walnut/maple
Scale Length 25.5"
Fingerboard Material Ebony, 12" radius
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid block inlay
Number of Frets 22 plus Zero fret, medium jumbo
Nut Width 1.71"
Nut Material Bone
Bridge/Tailpiece Ebony-based Adjust-o-matic, Bigsby B6CW with Wire Handle
Tuners Grover Imperial with Butter-Bean Buttons
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Black Top Filter'tron humbucker
Bridge Pickup Black Top Filter'tron humbucker
Controls 2 x volume, 1 x master volume, 3-way pickup switch, 3-way tone switch
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 2401409805

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A very BIG, very versatile guitar

This is (was, I guess, now that I have several others) my first Gretsch. I'd been considering one for a while, but wasn't sure which model would best fit with my perception of what a Gretsch 'oughta be'. I'd been thinking some flavor of 6120, or maybe a Duo Jet. Then I went to see the Cult, doing the "Electric Anniversary" tour, and I decided to look at this. I live about 90 minutes from Sweetwater, so I drove up to have a look. And I was very impressed. It's a BIG guitar, and I'm not a very large guy (but then, neither is Brian Setzer). But it's very easy to play. The neck profile is a little more full than the typical Gretsch toothpick, it's kind of a 'D' profile with a subtle flattening on the back. It sounds great, both acoustically and plugged in; the pickups are wound hotter than the standard 'HS' Filters, probably midrange PAF in terms of output, but still sound right. The Bigsby works...about as well as Bigsbys ever work, I like the Chet-style arm, and if you work within its limitations it will stay in decent tune. I played this, a G6128T-DCM (double-cut Duo Jet), and a 6120 (don't recall the flavor). Even though this is the least 'Gretschy' of them - longer scale, bigger body, 'hot''s the one I bought. I love the Baldwin aesthetics and the nickel and chrome against the pure (not aged) white. Looks so much 'cleaner' than gold, to me. My only real gripe is, it's awfully expensive. Comparing street prices, it's pretty much knocking on the door of CS Gibson stuff. IMO that's a lot of money for a (albeit very well-made) Japanese import. But hey, it does come with a "Billy Duffy" tea towel!
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