Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by TSims1, Oct 19, 2019.

  1. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    Nice! Please tell us more about the pickups?
  2. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

    Sure. I find them to be more refined than Classics for instance. Not as raw. Smoother, cleaner. No spike-y highs or mids......sweeter. Still articulate, but more naturally compressed great for finger players, Chet stuff, and I really the way they take effects in a very even way which is useful for me in my worship stuff.

    Plus, as for aesthetic.....I dig how they look.
  3. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    What a cool idea. Makes it bling even more.
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  4. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Synchromatic

    Nov 11, 2018
    Paris, north down Montmartre hill
    Looks really great and complete, cannot even imagine there was something else before that one.
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  5. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Looks great, really ties it together. Will there be a jeweled knob on this one?
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  6. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

    Actually, yes. It’s on order!
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  7. Crooner

    Crooner Friend of Fred

    Apr 15, 2009
    That's sweet, Tony! I've been meaning to place an order from Quickguards and this seals the deal for me.
  8. giffenf

    giffenf Synchromatic

    Oct 26, 2008
    Los Angeles
  9. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Synchromatic

    Oct 22, 2015
    ah ha!
  10. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal

    Youre right about those supertrons, there is more inductance from Blade pickups. Plus they really make overdrive sing in a hollowbody, w heavy crunch if you want to go there. I like they way they push on an amp.
    that gretsch is a looker with that sparkle pickguard.

    This example is not the music you and I play for a living but its a great example of a non master volume amp w a clean preamp and supertrons pushing the upper mids of a tube amp for a nice twangy breakup, although not in a classic rock sense at all. Setzer's flatblack hotrod has supertrons.

    and from mr lame-o here is my gretsch spectra in the bridge position, as it has a supertron bridge w pwrtron neck. I am playing it w the supertron.
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  11. r0de0

    r0de0 Gretschie

    Jul 7, 2011
    Ontario, Canada
    My god, it's full of stars!
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  12. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Synchromatic

    Nov 11, 2018
    Paris, north down Montmartre hill
    What about the truss rod cover?
    What about a big diamond plugged right in the middle?
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  13. SWoody

    SWoody Gretschie

    Aug 27, 2018
    Do you pay extra for the logo or is that included?
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  14. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

  15. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Country Gent

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    Sweet!!! A marriage made in Heaven.
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