GRETSCH G5260 baritone

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by Outlaw, Apr 12, 2021.

  1. Outlaw

    Outlaw Country Gent

    Jul 13, 2011
    UK
    g5260-electromatic-jet-v-stoptail-hh-ht-lau-hd-171411.jpg Anybody here own one of these, I'd love to here opinions about it.
    I can only find heavy metal demo's on you tube, I would like to know what it sounds like clean.
     
  2. When i was looking for an electric baritone, I searched for theses. I thought they had a sparkle finish T that time, but its early in the morning and only one cup. I wasn’t able to find any in stock that was a few years back, or i would have tried one for sure.
     
  3. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Age:
    54
    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    My friend El’ Nico here has the Bigsby equipped version.
    Sounds awesome IMO!

     
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  4. HypotenusLuvTriangle

    HypotenusLuvTriangle Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2010
    Whittier, Ca
    I know Gretsch claims those PUPS were the best sounding on that guitar, but I don't believe it.
     
  5. juks

    juks Gretschie

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    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    I've been keeping an eye on used T version. Or baritone in general. Not much around and expensive, but would prefer the Gretsch one. The white one (current production) looks great IMO.
     
  6. oneforsorrow

    oneforsorrow Gretschie

    493
    May 15, 2020
    Iowa
    I've not owned one. I briefly owned an Airline Baritone but it would not intonate and I returned it. Afterwards, I looked into the Gretsch Baritones but read more about intonation issues and given my experience with the Airline and the fact that my musical partner is a classically trained violinist with what must be perfect pitch, I opted for something else. However, that was merely information I read at the time and may have been specific to instruments being made at that time (2014-ish?). I never did have my hands on one.
     
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