Gretsch G92301 Bobtail Square-neck, Steel Body Spider Cone Resonator

Acoustic-electric Guitar with Steel Top, Steel Back Sides, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, Spider Resonator Cone, and Fishman Pickup - Steel
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Gretsch G92301 Bobtail Square-neck, Steel Body Spider Cone Resonator
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Plug in This Squareneck Resonator and Wail!

The Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail acoustic-electric resonator guitar puts authentic resonator tone into your sonic bag of tricks! The G9231 features a steel top and body, as well as a rosewood fingerboard that makes barring a pleasure. Gretsch's Ampli-Sonic "Spider" cone puts out impressive volume, but there's also a Fishman Nashville Pickup onboard, so you can take your G9231 from home to studio to stage without a hitch! When it's time to juice your music with a tasty, unique voice - reach for the Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail resonator guitar! Got questions? Sweetwater Sales Engineers are bona fide guitar gurus. Give us a call, we'll be glad to help you out!

Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail A/E Resonator Guitar at a Glance:
  • Ampli-Sonic "Spider" cone delivers classic resonator tone
  • Steel body offers a unique, distinctive sound
  • Gretsch instruments represent a legacy in American music
Ampli-Sonic "Spider" cone delivers classic resonator tone

The Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail resonator guitar is fitted with the company's Ampli-Sonic "Spider" cone and bridge. This cone delivers serious volume and classic resonator tone. Put this baby on your lap, grab your bar and start playing - you won't want to stop. And with the G9231's onboard Fishman pickup, you're gig-ready, right from the get-go. When you're looking for different sonic colors for your musical palette, the Gretsch G9231 is a great choice.

Steel body offers a unique, distinctive sound

By utilizing a combination of an all-steel body and an Ampli-Sonic "Spider" cone diaphragm of 99 percent pure aluminum, the G9231 Squareneck Bobtail will provide you with a distinctive tonal signature that few will be able to emulate. Your audience will be completely wowed by your sweet, yet cutting tone when you play the G9231 Squareneck Bobtail - and that's before you plug it in! Plug into your favorite amp and get ready for some action!

Gretsch instruments represent a legacy in American music

The Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail resonator guitar transports you back to Gretsch's roots 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 resonator, you're holding more than a great resonator, you're holding a piece of American music history.

Gretsch G9231 Squareneck Bobtail A/E Resonator Guitar Features:
  • Steel top, back, and sides and neck offer a unique, distinctive sound
  • Gretsch Ampli-Sonic "Spider" diaphragm provides sweet tone at cutting volumes
  • Fishman Nashville pickup provides powerful amplification
  • Grover Stay-Tite tuning machines keep you in tune
Get resonator tone and easy playability with Gretsch's G9231 Squareneck resonator!

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Resonator
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Steel
Top Wood Steel
Back & Sides Wood Steel
Body Bracing Neck Stick
Neck Wood Mahogany
Neck Shape Square Neck
Fingerboard Material Rosewood, 15.75" Radius
Fingerboard Inlay Aged Pearloid Dots
Number of Frets 19, Medium Jumbo
Scale Length 25"
Tuning Machines Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast
Bridge Material Gretsch Ampli-Sonic Spider Bridge
Nut/Saddle Material Bone
Nut Width 2.008"
Electronics Fishman Nashville Resophonic Pickup, Gretsch Ampli-Sonic Spider Resonator
Manufacturer Part Number 2716021000

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