Quick n dirty vid of new GRETSCH 6228 fm

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by TSims1, Jan 30, 2020.

  1. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    Just a raw and real dirty vid for ya. I’m a big fan of these BT-65 pickups.


     
  2. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    These pickups sound surprisingly Tronny to me. Could be the player though. :D
    Dig the new man cave!
     
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  3. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    Very nice! I'm guessing through the Tone Master Deluxe Reverb? (Straight in?).
     
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  4. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    Can’t listen right now, I’m in a waiting room with no earbuds. Can’t wait to hear Tony play my guitar......:D
     
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  5. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    Sounds great!
    Do the pups mix well on their own in the middle position?
    I usually have to turn one down a hair to feel like they're balanced
     
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  6. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Yes they do. I’m not a middle position player in all honesty. That’s my least used position. But they blend really well imo.
     
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  7. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    72
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Great demo, Tony!
     
  8. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    No, that’s up at the church now for live use.

    This is plugged into Logic Pro X with a Vox model pulled up, verb n slap to taste, and coming through computer monitors aimed at an iPhone 11 Pro Max. So it’s EXTREMELY accurate. ;) Lol!
     
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  9. G5220WoW

    G5220WoW Electromatic

    As a new Gretsch owner and purchaser of a G5220 this caught my interest (as well as a comparison you did sometime back of the two guitars).
    This looks and sounds a wonderful guitar and I am sure it is well worth it but where I am the G5220 goes for $620 while the G6228fm goes for $3,000.

    I think it's great that Gretsch is producing something in "my price bracket" that will encourage me to aspire to the G6228 but for now I can only say what a lovely guitar that is.

    Edit: I am more than pleased with my G5220 and look forward to many years of discovering all that is Gretsch.
     
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  10. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    5220’s are awesome man. They blow me away, really. I actually struggled long and hard on buying another 6228.......I kept thinking “6228 already perfectly leveled-up........vs 5220 with mods.......”. It came real close to be honest. But I’m in a good spot in life right now so......6228. But those 5220s are absolutely fantastic. Big time. Just enjoy it - you already have a great guitar there.
     
  11. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Sounds great, Tony. Thanks for posting.
     
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  12. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Chicago
    Nice work Tony. Id love to hear that live through a proper amp. Going to listen again with some studio headphones. Thanks for noodling and sharing.
     
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  13. If you practice it a bit, you might get a gig.
     
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  14. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Come to Atlanta!
     
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  15. G5220WoW

    G5220WoW Electromatic

    Actually the 5220 needs a proper setup (a little bit of buzzing, the action a little high) but I am reluctant to get it done as I am thinking if I do "I will never pickup another guitar.!"
    A bit late to the Gretsch party I know, but better late than never eh :):)
     
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  16. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Get it setup! It deserves to play it’s best! And if you never have to pick up another guitar? Jackpot!
     
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  17. musicman100

    musicman100 Country Gent

    Age:
    38
    Aug 15, 2008
    England
    Nice demo n thanks for the share
     
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  18. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    I’d rather share your vacation brother!
     
  19. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    Nicely done! I know because I play that exactly the same way on mine!!!;):rolleyes::D
     
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  20. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Chicago
    I paint in an event called The Olmsted Invitational every April. Just had to turn it down yesterday due to a teaching commitment. Really bummed to miss it. But i will be down to teach a workshop this summer. I’ll let you know when!
     
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