Help please! Jack plate for G6120bk?

Discussion in 'Forum Issues, Problems, & Concerns' started by MonsieurPirato, Jul 23, 2018.

  1. MonsieurPirato

    MonsieurPirato Newbie

    Jul 23, 2018
    Berne, Switzerland
    Hello everyone
    I'm the proud owner of a Gretsch 6120 bk and often play it in a band. I always treat it like the apple of my eye, but recently something stupid happened, the strap fell of in spite of the locks, the guitar fell on the jack and the impact damaged the body surrounding the jack hole. It didn't punch through entirely, but the body is weakened significantly. My guess is that a jack plate would be the solution. But Where do I find the right size, right types for my guitar? I would like to put on a gold one, since the entire guitar is black and gold.

    Thank you for your help towards a desperate fellow gretsch lover
  2. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Ohhhhh Rich!!!!!!!!!!!! @thunder58 :D:D:D

    Welcome aboard Monsieur! Breathe deep; help is on the way...
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  3. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    :mad: NOBODY LISTENS TO ME !!!
    Welcome friend , glad you found us . How about some pictures of the damage
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  4. rob batz

    rob batz Country Gent

    Apr 17, 2014
    Bristol ct.
    Les Paul style , I put them on all my gretsch hollowbody s as soon as I get them to actully prevent this same damage, but as a luthier it’s also a fix I’d use for sure
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  5. rob batz

    rob batz Country Gent

    Apr 17, 2014
    Bristol ct.
    Don’t get plastic les Paul style plate , get metal Gibson style or les Paul style jack plate , the curve should b fine to just install it easy
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