Do you have the Gretsch of your dreams?

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

  1. Parttime

    Parttime Gretschie

    Dec 6, 2018
    Do you have the gretsch of your dreams or are you still saving/searching for it?

    If so what model and why?
    Pictures are welcome.
  2. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I thought I had found it with the 6120 Blue Jr, but now I have found it with the grey/violet Club.
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  3. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    Yes, I'm very fortunate, but it did take quite a while, and quite a few guitars came and went.

    These two are "it" for me.

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  4. DannyB

    DannyB Gretschie

    Apr 26, 2019
    Mine would probably be a Gretsch White Penguin (See below). Alas,I am stuck right now with my 2622 Streamliner, but I enjoy that as well! 1580437406657-1734820731.png
  5. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    On those days when a White Falcon is my dream Gretsch, yes I do!
    On those days when an orange 6120 is, no I do not.
  6. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    I so very much hope so;)
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  7. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Synchromatic

    Oct 22, 2015
    Wow- that flame is off the charts
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  8. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Synchromatic

    Oct 22, 2015
    I have a lot of dreams yet to fulfill, but this is definitely a dream I wake up to play.
  9. dak55

    dak55 Country Gent

    Did, but I sold it and it won't happen again without a lottery win. That's ok. It funded a number of other fun guitars.
  10. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Mine would have to be a custom shop order:
    Double cutaway Falcon Junior Smoke Gray/Violet Metallic with Ray Butts pickups, Hot Rod electronics, tone post bracing, zero-fret, Bigsby B3C V-cutaway, All chrome hardware, vertical logo headstock, Titanium Tru-Arc Serpentune plain-G bridge.
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  11. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Almost but Not quite yet.
    I’m working on acquiring it. Have been talking with the current owner for a month.
    I should have it on March 15th.
    I know where it is.
    Terms are agreed.
    Finances are in place.
    There will be some significant sales from my collection but not until after the deal is done.
    6 weeks and im counting the days!
  12. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    I think so....But, you better ask me again in 6 months.
  13. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

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  14. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Its Unbearable waiting
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  15. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Synchromatic

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    I have 2 dream gretsch models I want, one will be on it's way to me as soon as the seller gets a freight price and them we finalise the deal, the other is just a simple G6118 two tone smoke green double anniversary with a g stamp tail piece, was the first gretsch I saw and the one that led me to the brand.

    Have an idea for my dream hollow body and my dream jet but that won't happen unless I build them and that isn't going to happen lol
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  16. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
    I did! A 55 vintage select 6120! Its every bit as awesome as I hoped it would be.
    The search should have been over after that! But I had a new dream. Meet my new dream guitar.
    A 55 vintage select white falcon! After I acquire this I’ll track down my other dream Gretsch-a 5128 gold electromatic from the peerless factory. And then my other dream Gretsch, a grey/purple country club.
  17. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Nope, that would take a Custom job, and no guitar is worth that kind of money(the closest thing is the Steve Wariner sig).
    I think I could come close with a bit of DIY though, if I would be so inclined.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2020
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  18. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Country Gent

    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    I'll have mine when they make an affordable Electromatic Billy Bo.;)
  19. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    And then ?
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