How do you top a G5420 in Fairlane blue?

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Ricochet, May 14, 2019.

  1. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
  2. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    I get the email also . I like it
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  3. Beardog

    Beardog Country Gent

    Apr 15, 2018
    Nova Scotia
  4. Fasteddie42

    Fasteddie42 Electromatic

    Sep 18, 2018
    tip of the mitt
    Looks good.

    I wish they would do the updated g5420t in sunburst :(
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  5. Was gonna say whip cream and a cherry. But some folks here cant eat dairy.
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  6. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    That add looks great and sells it better than on the official link. Good pictures are more important in moving product in today’s online world.
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  7. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    If that looks as good in person, I could be persuaded to change from Snow Crest White to Cadillac Green!
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  8. ronbo

    ronbo Gretschie

    Feb 28, 2012
    Broomfield, Colorado
    I've been waiting for some Cadillac Green love her in then US. I have the 5420 in Fairlane, but if they come out with a 5422 in Caddy Green, I'm all in!
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  9. Joey L

    Joey L Synchromatic

    Jun 24, 2016
    White Plains, NY
    I have a Fairlane Blue 5420...but this Cadillac Green is also a very cool color....I might have gone green if they offered it when I bought mine.
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  10. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    With all that gold it looks way to fancy for me. I’ll stick with my blue one.

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  11. YourBlueRoom

    YourBlueRoom Gretschie

    Jan 25, 2017
    Nashville, TN
    How do you top a G5420 in Fairlane blue?

    G6120 in orange.
  12. Wayne Gretschzky

    Wayne Gretschzky Country Gent

    Aug 27, 2008
    East Coast
    Here's how I "topped" my Fairlane Blue 5420...

  13. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    Orange and blue do go well together

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  14. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    It’s not the first time the official site is lacking in accuracy either in listed specs or representative pics.
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  15. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Very very nice. Would be even nicer with nickel hardware, but that‘s just me. 1149€...getting also pricewise closer to Prolines:

    + 300€ TV‘s
    + 300€ Bigsby B6
    + 120€ Truarc
    + 100€ Case...roundabout 2k.
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  16. Les Pedals

    Les Pedals Gretschie

    Mar 29, 2017
    South Jersey
    BD32767D-8969-4FD7-885E-417384F3BEF6.png AD56C43D-B55D-436B-A4DF-685C4494F1F7.png I’m gonna remove the gold plate on the Bigsby, knobs and pickup covers on my Cadillac Green 5420 like I did on my Black 5420. It’s a beautiful guitar but I’m not into that much gold. I sold my Fairlane Blue 5420 four days after I got it.
  17. sh4rkbyt3

    sh4rkbyt3 Gretschie

    Mar 8, 2019
    Elkton, MD
    What an absolute beauty. The first guitar I actually fell in love with was a Gibson Les Paul with a similar green and all gold hardware from probably the late 80's. It was a Classic Studio if my memory serves me right but at over $3k and with a baby on the way it was left to dream of and lust over.

    This has the same distinct coloring scheme and looks kind of classic to me even with the sparkle. Sad they can't find a better way of making the gold plating much more durable though.
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  18. reppertwa

    reppertwa Electromatic

    Jul 13, 2016
    Dallas, TX
    Mine should arrive tomorrow. :)
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  19. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

    Man alive I love that. GREAT work.
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