N-wait what?! It’s not a Gretsch?!-GD!

Discussion in 'Guitar & Gear Reviews' started by Lockupyourfatdog, Jul 28, 2021.

  1. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    854
    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
    I know! I don’t even know who I am anymore. I ALWAYS buy Gretsch! ALWAYS!! But I also always said if I were to get a guitar that wasn’t a Gretsch, it would be a Backlund Rockerbox! One of the older models with the 3 pickups and a maple fretboard. I saw this one on Music Go Round for a ridiculously low price. I’m guessing because it was pinstriped. It’s actually a really good three tone pinstripe job. The guitar is in perfect condition and plays great. The neck is fat and the guitar is growly! Very happy with this one. And cudos to Music Go Round! It was packaged well and these don’t come with a case so they included a padded gig bag with it. 12B761CB-86D4-42C5-B2E2-4CA5D5C949B8.jpeg 8A7C3C5E-7BC7-4F48-B71C-1585E49510F8.jpeg 0B7C9FC1-61C8-41F9-87BF-95C9A6347853.jpeg
     
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  2. Roy Clark

    Roy Clark Synchromatic

    651
    Jun 16, 2017
    Bat cave.
    Congrats. I'm Facebook friends with John Backlund. And he designed great guitars.
     
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  3. Archtops

    Archtops Country Gent

    Mar 4, 2021
    SoCal
    Very cool, congrats!
     
  4. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    That's really cool, congrats.
     
  5. MrWookiee

    MrWookiee Synchromatic

    888
    Jun 17, 2020
    SoCal, USA
    I kinda like that axe with Lily Munster, too!
     
  6. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    Very cool. I'm not a big fan of pin stripes but that looks good.
     
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  7. dougmon

    dougmon Synchromatic

    735
    Jan 9, 2013
    California
    I think you made a thoughtful and considered choice, and I congratulate you.
     
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  8. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

  9. Ricochet

    Ricochet Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats. Definitely different from the usual fair.
     
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  10. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    I like it ! Congratulations
     
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  11. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Age:
    72
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Congrats, looks great.
     
  12. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Gretschified

    Age:
    55
    Oct 18, 2015
    Germany
    This is such a cool looker. Congrats.
     
  13. Nice. I take a look at Eastwood’s site every now and then to see if they have these, discounted. I would like a three pick up model, but dont need one. Its more of a want. I like the design and color schemes they have. Congrats!
     
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  14. Jerzey Bob

    Jerzey Bob Synchromatic

    640
    Apr 3, 2021
    North Jersey
    lol Lily Munster Cello? I'm still hot for her...
     
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  15. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    854
    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
     
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  16. Jerzey Bob

    Jerzey Bob Synchromatic

    640
    Apr 3, 2021
    North Jersey
    I'm still hot for her, too. You can also put Barbara Eden on that list.
     
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  17. mister rain

    mister rain Gretschie

    409
    Apr 23, 2020
    new orleans
    ridiculously easy decision, i expect.
     
  18. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Congratulations, there nothing looking like a Backlund-designed guitar!
    I might try to get one too someday.
     
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