Cars and Gretsch

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by trefilboy, May 22, 2020.

  1. trefilboy

    trefilboy Electromatic

    Love seeing Gretsch guitars with old muscle cars, so today, after taking my baby out of hibernation I thought that I'd take a photo of her with my two Gretsch. A 5120 and a 5422, along with my 98 Subaru. As I am a consummate "modder" nothing stays as original. upload_2020-5-22_21-45-37.jpeg
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  2. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
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  3. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    That blue is for Subaru what orange is for Gretsch. :)
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  4. RG7X

    RG7X Synchromatic

    Nov 11, 2018
    Los Angeles
    One day I'll have a cool car... my Gretsch guitars don't pair well with my Honda Pilot.
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  5. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Subaru! Made here in Lafayette
    The factory is on Indiana Hiway 38---AKA the Bataan Memorial Hiway. Go figure.
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  6. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
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  7. Sabato

    Sabato Country Gent

    Mar 22, 2019
    For tax and shipping purposes, it's considered a "port"....
  8. CalicoSkies

    CalicoSkies Gretschie

    Nov 18, 2019
    Hillsboro, OR, USA
    The Subaru WRX STI is one of my favorite cars. And I think it's good that you put down towels(?) for your guitars to stand on - I think it's weird to see guitars sitting/lying bare on pavement, grass, dirt, etc. where they could get scratched or dirty..
  9. rake_ether

    rake_ether Gretschie

    Aug 24, 2019
    Athens, GA USA
    While I wouldn't call a WRX a muscle car (pocket rocket, yes) we MINI Cooper S guys were warned to be respectful as one just might embarrass us if provoked.
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  10. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    The state gives them tax incentives---for over twenty years---not to mention infrastructure upgrades. They really upgraded the nearby railyard.

    Subarus don't sell too well here coz the local dealer is a tool.
    Last edited: May 23, 2020 at 3:31 PM
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  11. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Courtesy of Proteus on the GDP! Sorry ,not a muscle car though...
    Last edited: May 23, 2020 at 3:57 PM
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  12. Kbrittain

    Kbrittain Electromatic

    May 20, 2020
    North Carolina
    Oh man. So much beauty in one picture.
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  13. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    It's pretty cool,the roof on that Caddy is a lovely green ,very similar to the geets.
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