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The Ranchers are back!

Discussion in 'Gretsch "Roots" Acoustic Forum' started by Dylanphile, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. NeilSt

    NeilSt Country Gent

    Age:
    55
    Oct 26, 2010
    Lynnwood, WA
    Cool. I always wondered where those went.
     
  2. Dan C

    Dan C Country Gent

    Mar 20, 2011
    London
    Might have to get me some of 'That Great Gretsch Acoustic Sound" ;)
     
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  4. dgshooter

    dgshooter Country Gent

    Oct 18, 2011
    Central MO
    I'm looking for an acoustic. Wonder when the new Ranchers will be in the shops? I like the looks of the Sunset Red single cutaway. Sure like to play one.
     
  5. No lefties.... Anguish...
     
  6. pkfd

    pkfd Gretschie

    119
    Dec 20, 2009
    Marseille, France
    Need, need, need!
    GAS, GAS, GAS !
     
  7. rcboals

    rcboals Country Gent

    Nov 21, 2008
    Springfield Oregon
    That great "Gretsch A-Caustic Sound" is what I remember hearing. :D Here is nice video of that classic acoustic Gretsch sound. Top of the line Gretsch 6022 look out Taylor and Martin they're back.:eek:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-9RoZA6WaU&feature=endscreen&NR=1
     
  8. That guy deserves that fretboard! I think it sounds pretty punchy, but that was the guy's playing add hands as much as anything.
     
  9. Anni_Lover

    Anni_Lover Synchromatic

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    Jul 17, 2009
    New Zealand
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2012
  10. araT

    araT Gretschified

    Age:
    31
    Mar 24, 2009
    Berlin, Germany
    Verrrry nice! :D ...Now if only they'd bring back the Falcon Rancher, a friend is STILL gassing over one of those badly!
     
  11. dgshooter

    dgshooter Country Gent

    Oct 18, 2011
    Central MO
    :eek:
    that clip was WAY too short. It wasn't even long enough to be a tease.
     
  12. rcboals

    rcboals Country Gent

    Nov 21, 2008
    Springfield Oregon
    42 seconds was enough for me. It sounds thin and tinny just like I remember them. Also the guy was impressing himself by showing us he has a real command of the English language in expressing his feelings.
     
  13. SmithGuitar747

    SmithGuitar747 Electromatic

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    32
    May 13, 2010
    Denver (Aurora), CO, USA
    That is very good news to me, a Rancher lover! It is great to see the classic Rancher reborn for this day and age. I miss my Rancher dreadnoughts and green G6012AN Sweet 16 I used to have (I had to sell them for financial pressures).

    How long will this production run last? I hope it's not too short! Will these be available in normal guitar stores?

    I especially like the new G5034 Dreadnought; it has a solid top (unlike the Folk, Orchestra, and the other models).

    I hope to get the Dreadnought model, when my financial situation improves (hopefully later this year, or next). I hope when I can get it, it's not too late (and out of production).

    SmithGuitar747
     
  14. Synchro

    Synchro Super Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Admin Post
    Those Sweet 16s were, well, sweet. I'm certain that these will be widely available.
     
  15. Anni_Lover

    Anni_Lover Synchromatic

    791
    Jul 17, 2009
    New Zealand
    I've been checking out the inventory at Gruhn Guitars and when looking at the flat tops I read over and over - "repaired top cracks" no matter what the brand. Maybe there's something positive to be said regarding the laminated tops on the rest of the new acoustic range after all.
     
  16. Synchro

    Synchro Super Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Admin Post
    I think it's ok for the average player. Solid wood sounds better but is far more fragile and sensitive to humidity problems.
     
  17. dgshooter

    dgshooter Country Gent

    Oct 18, 2011
    Central MO
    Does anyone know when they will be in stores?
     
  18. themick

    themick Synchromatic

    795
    Nov 14, 2010
    Chicagoland
    My guess is in the next couple months. This is purely guesstimating.
     
  19. Anni_Lover

    Anni_Lover Synchromatic

    791
    Jul 17, 2009
    New Zealand
    Over on the GDP the guys are saying the 2nd quarter of this year.
     

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