Gretsches with thin necks?

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Rivers, May 3, 2021 at 5:17 AM.

  1. Rivers

    Rivers Newbie

    Apr 4, 2017
    Am looking to purchase my first non-hollowbody type Grestch and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations to which models have a slim neck (0.79" at 1st fret and 0.87" at 12 fret being an ideal neck for me) and allow for good access up to the 22nd fret?

    Thanks in Advance!
  2. wildeman

    wildeman I Bleed Orange

    May 10, 2015
    Most Gretsch's got thin necks. Get a double cut Jet or a Corvette.
  3. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Doublecut 6128-1962 Duo Jets could be a good place to start.
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  4. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Yeah honestly ime most Proline Gretsch guitars have rather thin necks. Almost too thin for me honestly. I wish they offered a larger profile for those of us who like that.
  5. slickfaster

    slickfaster Country Gent

    Dec 29, 2009
    I consider the necks on my country clubs thin compared to the necks on third generation hot rods..... But then I’m not a little dude with mutant hands and little sausage fingers.
    I like a full C or DD.....
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