5620T case recommendations

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by praichel, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. praichel

    praichel Electromatic

    Jun 16, 2019
    Just picked up a 5620T with the cat’s eyes in red. Loving it but I need a hard shell case for it. Any recommendations? As looking to source some options for replacing the stock black pick guard. Something to keep that hot rod vibe going. Maybe some pin up art on it?
  2. dmunson

    dmunson Gretschie

    Dec 19, 2015
    Charlotte, NC
    Contact your dealer or Sweetwater, GC, Muscian's Friend, etc. They all offer avariety of cases. Don't go too cheap though, particularly if you plan on any traveling.
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  3. section2

    section2 Country Gent

    Dec 21, 2016
    Welcome! Congratulations on a fantastic guitar. I have a 5620 and I absolutely love it.

    I designed a custom pickguard for mine (see my profile pic) and had it laser-cut in clear acrylic by ponoko.com. I can send you the vector file if you like.

    Alternatively, check out Paul Setzer at Setzer's Signs, or Mike Quick at Quickguards. They both make great custom pickguards.
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  4. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Welcome to the forum, praichel!
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  5. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Welcome to the forum friend . So glad ..... you're making the right move ;)
  6. praichel

    praichel Electromatic

    Jun 16, 2019
    Thanks for the advice and quick responses everyone.
  7. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    What I just did. I looked up my Gretsch on the Sweetwater site, noted the case recommendations that Sweetwater places on the lower portion of the page. Then, I went to the Reverb site and found the same case used.
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  8. Wjensen

    Wjensen Electromatic

    May 25, 2019
    Raleigh, NC
    +1. I have had nothing but good service from them, and their packaging is superb. By the way, a big Welcome to the forum. If you live in Morgantown WV, I have been through there many times.

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  9. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Welcome to GT praichel!
  10. johnny g

    johnny g Synchromatic

    Sep 2, 2017
    union, ms
    Man the folks are Sweetwater are great to work with. I find things a little cheaper on other sites but I have learned that they have the best after sale help and nice to deal with. No they don't pay me to say that.
  11. praichel

    praichel Electromatic

    Jun 16, 2019
    Hey thanks Wade. Yeah I’m in Morgantown, about a year and a half now. Originally from Buffalo NY. Go Bills!
  12. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    One other thing I did do prior to buying was check the Sweetwater reviews for that particular case making sure reviewers specifically mentioned my model guitar and how the case fit. Buying used allowed me to get the top of the line Pro Line Gretsch case for less than the lower quality Gretsch case. The case was in mint condition.
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