Black Gretschs?

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Ted Keane, Dec 27, 2020.

  1. slickfaster

    slickfaster Country Gent

    Dec 29, 2009
    USA
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    Do you hear what I hear... guitar guitar shinning in the night ...
     
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  2. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    As others have mentioned there is quite a few black gretschs to chose from, i like the black 6120s and own a black penguin.
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    To be 100% honest though, as much as i like the look of anything black, part of me hates owning it as im just to ocd with keeping marks/dust/fingerprints and all that off black things, doesn't stop me i just have to be in the mood to use black things as i know i have to clean them straight after.
     
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  3. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tucson
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    Here’s my black Gretsch. It’s a 2004 6120 DC in black. It was originally owned by a Fender employee and I was told that there were few, if any others made in the modern era. It’s a Dyna Gakki instrument and only weighs about 7 pounds. It’s a very sweet sounding Gretsch, with a slightly stronger midrange than single cutaway 6120s. It’s one of the nicest playing guitars I have ever had in my hands.

     
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  4. Merc

    Merc Friend of Fred

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    There’s always the black Setzer Nashville...

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    The older black Setzer Hot Rod. Or even the Steve Wariner

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    Or a black Rat Rod for something more affordable.

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  5. Humpblock

    Humpblock Electromatic

    13
    Jan 28, 2020
    Australia
    79EE3B19-1BC4-46FE-B42D-51D2C73CBC8C.jpeg I really wished I’d bought a black g2420 when they came out.
     
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  6. Dennison

    Dennison Country Gent

    Jul 17, 2011
    Kent, UK
    You'll need one of these.
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  7. ramjac

    ramjac Synchromatic

    909
    Aug 14, 2011
    Wisconsin
    G6120T-SW in Magic Black

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  8. stiv

    stiv Country Gent

    Sep 12, 2014
    Florence, Italy
    Black Gretsch are hot.
    I would go with a Black Panther if I have the money, but there’s also a mid 60s model called Blackhawk (if my memory serves me well) with the same features as my Rally but on black and white finish. Very classy!
     
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  9. Gretschman2

    Gretschman2 Country Gent

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    68
    Apr 8, 2013
    Enetai, WA
  10. michelb

    michelb Synchromatic

    Age:
    30
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    Mar 27, 2020
    Belgium
  11. Robbie

    Robbie Friend of Fred

    Age:
    68
    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    .......not to forget the humble Black Panther
     
  12. Paul46

    Paul46 Electromatic

    19
    Mar 21, 2014
    UK
    2012 Country Gent...

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  13. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Oh man!
    I don’t need another Falcon, but if I were to get one, I’d want the same model as yours.

    I have the white version, and it’s the best guitar in the world.
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  14. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Age:
    72
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    I have 4 Electromatics in black. The G5422G-12 12-string, a G5230T and 2 G5435's jets.
     
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  15. Dumbthumbs

    Dumbthumbs Gretschie

    269
    Nov 28, 2020
    New Mexico
    Yep. I'm lusting after a black 6120.
     
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  16. Tele295

    Tele295 Country Gent

    Tic, Tac, & Twang
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  17. Les Pedals

    Les Pedals Gretschie

    220
    Mar 29, 2017
    South Jersey
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  18. cowmoo

    cowmoo Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2011
    North Wales
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    The Silver Falcon is actually my second, I sold the first in a fit of madness over ten years ago, took almost that long to find another that wasn’t at an over inflated price. Both are players, both get well used.
     
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