G5422tg

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Parttime, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. Parttime

    Parttime Electromatic

    93
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    Does anyone out there have one of these?

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    It’s new at guitar center
    Just wondering if there any good.
     
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  2. Aaron1061

    Aaron1061 Gretschie

    167
    May 23, 2016
    AL
    i played one and preferred it to the MIJ gretsches i played right next to it.
     
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  3. DannyB

    DannyB Gretschie

    203
    Apr 26, 2019
    Michigan
    No but OMG that is a breathtaking looking guitar, wonder how it sounds? what is the price?
     
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  4. section2

    section2 Country Gent

    Dec 21, 2016
    Toronto
    I don't have one, but all of the 54xx-series Electromatics are excellent guitars. I tried out an orange 5422T last summer and thought it was wonderful. I'm sure this one is too. And it's gorgeous! The red-and-white finish is really resonating with me as a Canadian. :D
     
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  5. G5422T

    G5422T Synchromatic

    592
    May 24, 2012
    usa
    I've had the first of the 5422TG's to hit the States since '12. It's been a great guitar, and I love the chunkier neck profile that's on mine.

    Over the years, Gretsch has made some small updates, and special runs have been offered.

    All that I can say is that the overall quality of these instruments is far above their price point. 20181211_142447.jpg
     
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  6. NervousJohn

    NervousJohn Electromatic

    49
    May 8, 2017
    U.K.
    I have one of the walnut ones. It’s a cracking guitar and I’m gigging it tonight.
     
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  7. Parttime

    Parttime Electromatic

    93
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    It’s $899 off the rack
     
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  8. Jelly Roll Horton

    Jelly Roll Horton Synchromatic

    507
    Nov 10, 2017
    Portland, OR
    I don’t have a gold one, but my 5422 is a beautiful wonder in every way.
     
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  9. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    DO IT !!
     
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  10. giffenf

    giffenf Synchromatic

    675
    Oct 26, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Those red and white ones are real lookers for sure, and nice guitars. I have one of the walnut 5422TGs for sale. Great guitar, but I don't have time to play it, I got it in a trade and then picked up a couple of Pro Lines and it has sat in its case since then. I had it set up a few months ago in preparation to put it up for sale, but haven't got around to listing it anywhere.
     
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  11. Butch Ammon

    Butch Ammon Gretschie

    Age:
    58
    254
    Jan 3, 2016
    Richmond, VA
    I have the earlier model double cut... I have a 2011 Gretsch 5122T in walnut.

    It's a sweet guitar and, even with the stock "Gretsch-buckers" pickups, it sounds really great! I did tweak the pickup screws, as per various threads on here, and gave it more clarity and an overall balanced tone. :D

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  12. Waxhead

    Waxhead Country Gent

    Aug 30, 2014
    Australia
    It's just a standard G5422 with a red back and logo.
    One of the best value for $$ mid priced guitars available today imo if you want a great hollowbody :)
     
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  13. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    I'm sure you could negotiate it down or at least get a free case and some accessories.
     
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  14. MKunie

    MKunie Synchromatic

    670
    Feb 8, 2012
    Vegas,USA
    I played the exact one, It is a very beautiful guitar to look at and plays VERY nicely. But I already have a proline and the anni I ended up getting was not out f the question, so I went with another proline. But for that price that you may easily negotiate, I say you cannot go wrong!
     
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  15. DannyB

    DannyB Gretschie

    203
    Apr 26, 2019
    Michigan
    not a bad price for a guitar of that caliber!
     
  16. dmunson

    dmunson Gretschie

    112
    Dec 19, 2015
    Charlotte, NC
    GC currently has those listed ay $1000, so maybe you should be heading back to the store.
     
  17. Parttime

    Parttime Electromatic

    93
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    My mistake
    It was $999
     
  18. xtcclassic

    xtcclassic Electromatic

    9
    Jan 9, 2019
    Missouri
    I have a 2018 5422-tg and it’s a fantastic guitar for the money. I highly recommend them.
     
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