NGD: Smoke!

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

  1. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Germany
    Congrats, beautiful!
     
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  2. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
    Yes, if it's a Smoke 6120!
     
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  3. Stonepicking

    Stonepicking Gretschie

    257
    Sep 14, 2018
    Portsmouth uk
    That's a lovely guitar, congratulations.
     
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  4. Wozob

    Wozob Country Gent

    Jul 6, 2014
    The Netherlands
    That looks spectacular, congretschulations!
     
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  5. Telechamp

    Telechamp Country Gent

    Oct 20, 2010
    Tampa Bay
  6. sgarnett

    sgarnett Gretschie

    254
    Apr 14, 2020
    Kentucky
    I don’t know of any around here either. In fact, I had to buy this one sight unseen (no pics). It was brand new, shipped direct from the warehouse. The price was right, and with the return option it was worth a shot. Besides, what guitar could be more appropriate for a dice roll than a Setzer 6120 (though it has regular knobs)?
     
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  7. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Congratulations, sgarnett! That's a really beautiful Gretsch, and it just looks like it's ready to cook!
     
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  8. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    I love the smoke, congrats!
     
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  9. BohemianLikeMe

    BohemianLikeMe Gretschie

    242
    Apr 18, 2020
    Prague, CZ
    Man, those are beautiful. Just wish they didn't have the Setzer sig on the back of the headstock.
     
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  10. Parttime

    Parttime Gretschie

    477
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    Congratulations on your purchase. You’re going to love it. I sold three of my guitars and put cash on my Smoke back in November. I’m ruined. Nothing else I’ve picked on since feels right. With the combination of that neck and body thickness it is truly the best feeling, playing guitar I’ve ever touched.
     
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  11. Parttime

    Parttime Gretschie

    477
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    I always enjoy finding a reason to post my baby. The only thing I changed was the Bigsby arm.

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  12. sgarnett

    sgarnett Gretschie

    254
    Apr 14, 2020
    Kentucky
    Nice!

    I have a DE arm ready for it. I’ll also swap out the original-style Schaller strap lock button for the new S-lock version. Old and new are compatible, but the new ones don’t rattle. Other than those and the pickguard, I intend to leave it alone. I probably won’t do anything except play it for a few weeks though.
     
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  13. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Love the shade of these, and the soft V is very attractive. Enjoy.
     
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  14. Outlaw

    Outlaw Synchromatic

    769
    Jul 13, 2011
    UK
    Beautiful!
    The shade of that orange and the satin finish is stunning!!!
    I love it
    CONGRATS!!!
     
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  15. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Sweet! Congrats :)
     
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  16. sgarnett

    sgarnett Gretschie

    254
    Apr 14, 2020
    Kentucky
    I’ve been looking at those. Very nice!
     
  17. sgarnett

    sgarnett Gretschie

    254
    Apr 14, 2020
    Kentucky
    Same here!
     
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  18. Scott

    Scott Country Gent

    Age:
    55
    Jun 27, 2008
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Looks great(especially without the dice)! Congratulations!
     
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  19. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    72
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Congrats! The Smoke is one of the few Gretschs I'm still lusting for!
     
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  20. NicolasM

    NicolasM Gretschie

    134
    Jul 17, 2013
    Switzerland
    I love mine too.
    I wanted to change the pickguard with a plain one. But the holes were not in the same place, and after I had to file It to fit the bridge pickup.It was a regular 6120 pickguard for filtertron...
    Did you have the same problem?
    Without pickguard is cool too.
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