Dia de la Nuevo Guitarra: Viva Georgia Green!

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by BorderRadio, Dec 10, 2019.

  1. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Such a sweet deal, $449 shipped, cheaper than a used one. I was kinda kicking myself once I found out the vintage orange was also on sale, I would of got that first, but this is a very nice color. The rosewood is dark enough too :)

    This is the second guitar I bought from Adorama and so far another great guitar out the factory sealed box. A few tweaks on the truss rod was all it needed. Even the intonation was dead on. D’addario strings stock. Loving the super Hilotrons, they have that Hilo high end, some of that Hilo clank is missing though, probably unavoidable because of the dual coils. Borrowing the Starcasters dBridge, this baby needs an ABM 2400. Anybody got a spare to sell?

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  2. pmac11

    pmac11 Country Gent

    Mar 4, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario
    Noice. Congrats Wes!
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  3. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats man!
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  4. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Talk about a lot of bang for your buck. Congrats!
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  5. dak55

    dak55 Country Gent

    May 31, 2018
    That's Georgia Verde. Felicidades!!
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  6. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Congrats BR!

    Lovely colour that.
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  7. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Synchromatic

    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
  8. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  9. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Congrats and enjoy!
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  10. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
  11. Beardog

    Beardog Country Gent

    Apr 15, 2018
    Nova Scotia
    Very nice!
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  12. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    Well done, great price on a great guitar. As I stated a few days ago, you folks are paying less for those Korean 5622’s than I got on a trade in for mine.....I think I was lucky.

    ABM2400 for the guitar is a good idea. I think tension bar Bigsbys really benefit from a quality roller bridge.

    I had one on my 5622, but I took it off when I traded it in and put it on my new Jet. I even had the proper size threaded bridge posts in my spare parts bin.

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  13. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Excellent point radd
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  14. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Congrats on the new guitar @BorderRadio . We all need to keep each other informed when Adorama has these great deals ;)
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  15. johnnytuinals

    johnnytuinals Electromatic

    Jul 4, 2012
    Seems that these went back to $799 - $899.
    Glad I got a Orange yesterday for $449...………..JT
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  16. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    One of my favorite Gretsch's, i don't own one............yet:D
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  17. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
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  18. jfassett

    jfassett Gretschie

    Dec 9, 2017
    That’s a crazy deal!
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