NGD Blue Synchromatic 1126 Junior Jet

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by drmilktruck, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I found a NOS Synchromatic 1126 Junior Jet in blue from 2004-5 on Reverb at a crazy low price. How could I resist? Single coil "lap steel" pickup. Mint condition, no idea where it was for the last 15 years, certainly wasn't being played. Very light (not typical for Synchromatics!) and very playable. Nice single coil tone. Not sure what I'll do with it, but a nice addition.

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  2. CaliforniaSlim

    CaliforniaSlim Gretschie

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  3. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

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    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    A single pickup guitar that would fell right into my field. Congrats, Jim. Is it a heavy-weight?
     
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  4. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

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    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Great score, Jim!
     
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  5. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    No, very light. Your next guitar from me, Frank!
     
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  6. Wayne Gretschzky

    Wayne Gretschzky Country Gent

    Aug 27, 2008
    East Coast
    I wouldn't kick it out of bed! It's blue for gosh sake!
     
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  7. Zeek

    Zeek Gretschie

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    May 29, 2016
    Illinos USA
    Very nice, Happy NGD
     
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  8. section2

    section2 Country Gent

    Dec 21, 2016
    Toronto
    Looks great! Any thoughts of making it into a slide guitar? After all, it does have that lap steel pickup.
     
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  9. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tucson
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    Congrats, Jim.
     
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  10. No case? Where’s the moderator ?
     
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  11. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Synchromatic

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    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    Congrats! But Blue? ;)
     
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  12. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Congratulations on a good find, Jim! Like section2, I was wondering if you might be ready to give slide guitar a try.
     
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  13. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I actually thought of that. Maybe.
     
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  14. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I know, can you believe it? :cool:
     
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  15. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    That is super cool!
     
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  16. new6659

    new6659 Synchromatic

    640
    Dec 10, 2018
    Southwestern Ontario
    Find yourself a BIG amp. Turn it up really loud. Play "Mississippi Queen". That's what I suggest!
     
  17. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats Jim, that guitar is you!
     
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  18. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

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    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Cool wee geet,congrats Jim!
     
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  19. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

    Jun 8, 2015
    fROMOHIO
    Very cool, congrats! Nice that it's a light weight one too, the I'm guessing 9lb-ish weight is as close to complaint as I can come up w/ for my bolt on Special Jet from around the same era.
     
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  20. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
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