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5 New Gretsch Models

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Jayded, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA

    Very nice. Nice to see that the Candy Apple Red G5420TG is not an exclusive European model. :) Sweet blonde Country Gent.
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2017
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  2. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Hmm. Ya that I see the Fairlane Blue ProJet I actually don't like it. Lol. Good though, saves me $. :)

    Nice to see some new stuff though.
  3. ffooky

    ffooky Synchromatic

    Aug 21, 2012
    The choice of the technically inferior wider headstock over the recently-improved one seems inexplicable to me.
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  4. fredberry

    fredberry Electromatic

    Jan 17, 2017
    Los Angeles
    I love the Fairlane Blue color so much that I am considering buying the 5420 in that color. However, I just wish they hadn't put a Streamliner signature v-shaped tailpiece on this new 5435 model or I would have considered it instead. I had to go to the link to verify that it wasn't a new model Streamliner. Oh, well.....
  5. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Country Gent

    Jan 19, 2012
    Maldon UK
    I'd like a firebird red pro jet. With Dearmonds. And a V cut.
  6. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    I really like the Country Gent. Not a big friend of the V-tailpiece.
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  7. Dave-B

    Dave-B Synchromatic

    May 23, 2016
    "The all-new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil caps add smooth vintage tone"

    That's a courageous claim.
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  8. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    I'd like to see a 16" (or less) hollow double-cut, regular F-holes, 24.6" scale, with a bridge base. To me, that's a hole in their line up - that country gent is 17" right?
  9. StJohn

    StJohn Country Gent

    Jun 5, 2008
    North Louisiana
    That Annie is looking good....
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  10. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    right? especially when its a tone cap feeding to ground..
  11. Gimper

    Gimper Gretschie

    Oct 30, 2016
    Bronze Burst on the Jim Dandy looks good, although it does look familiar.
  12. WannaGretsch

    WannaGretsch Gretschie

    Oct 23, 2012
    That 5420 CAR is a GOOD looking V-hickle!! I'd have to see the Anniversary in person but it looks sweet from where I am sitting!!

    Don't EVEN start that freakin' tone cap debate!! LOL!
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  13. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    It doesn't save me any money. :)
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  14. DavidLee

    DavidLee Synchromatic

    Oct 11, 2014
    Des Moines
    I have too many Bigsby equipped guitars already - I like the V-shaped tail piece :cool:
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  15. DavidLee

    DavidLee Synchromatic

    Oct 11, 2014
    Des Moines
    Thanks for posting this stuff - I love seeing new gear from NAMM. :eek:
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  16. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Gretschie

    Oct 22, 2015
    I sure like the candy apple 5420. I like the dandy too. I'm not going to do it, but it would be fun to have a Dandy of a different color standing in each corner of the house, each tuned to a differenr tuning.
  17. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Gretschie

    Oct 22, 2015
    Perhaps they had leftover necks and decided to use them up by painting them in flashy colors for nuts like me. I'd buy one if I could.
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  18. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
    100% sure it is. If it was 16", they would call it a junior model, like the 16" Junior White Falcon. And I can tell just by looking at it, that the lower bout is 17".
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