NGD: Brian Setzer g6120

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Craig Encinitas, Sep 16, 2021.

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  1. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Awesome score, Craig!

    I can easily see why some of you other guitars will get less love.
     
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  2. Gregor

    Gregor Country Gent

    Well, I can see why! She's drop dead georgeous! Absolutely love it. Congratulations and enjoy the "Lady in Red"...well in orange actually but the quote sounds appropriate.
     
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  3. slickfaster

    slickfaster Country Gent

    Dec 29, 2009
    USA
    Try Setzer’s strings of choice…
    D’Addario 10’s
    Amazing guitar!!!
     
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  4. Shock

    Shock Gretschie

    249
    Sep 7, 2020
    Minnesota
    You did good. Everyone needs a Setzer in the herd. Congrads.
     
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  5. Craig Encinitas

    Craig Encinitas Electromatic

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    May 3, 2021
    Encinitas, Ca
    Her name is Lorraine, aka “Bad Habit”.


    Setzer’s new song is quite aprapos.
    I don’t drink, don’t smoke…what do I do?

    One bad habit…Gretsch guitars. :cool:
     
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  6. slickfaster

    slickfaster Country Gent

    Dec 29, 2009
    USA
    Or Two.. DF393762-BCA2-45B5-B6B4-4A93F9BAD72C.jpeg
     
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  7. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    Sandy Eggo
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  8. Craig Encinitas

    Craig Encinitas Electromatic

    82
    May 3, 2021
    Encinitas, Ca
    Surgery day!
    *Work in progress*

    Clean and oil fretboard.
    Polish hardware and frets.
    Fresh strings.
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  9. O Riley

    O Riley Synchromatic

    Hey man, I used to live just above you...Carlsbad!
    Funny thing, you pulled the dice off and I'm thinking of putting some on my White Falcon.
    I miss the west coast sometimes but really satisfied with the new move... Knoxville Tennessee.
    Enjoy your new guitar and thanks for the great pictures.

    BTW, how do you like the Setzer signature pickups?
     
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  10. peterjcb

    peterjcb Gretschie

    285
    Nov 28, 2017
    USA
    Congrats...very nice!
    I must be out of the loop for a while....I have a '13 model and it only had one volume knob....when did they start putting 3 knobs on there?

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  11. Craig Encinitas

    Craig Encinitas Electromatic

    82
    May 3, 2021
    Encinitas, Ca
    Peter, your’s is a Hotrod edition. Very cool!

    I just finished up, after about five careful hours. My first time doing all this, but went slow and was methodical about cleaning and polishing…similar to how I detail cars.

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  12. Craig Encinitas

    Craig Encinitas Electromatic

    82
    May 3, 2021
    Encinitas, Ca
    I got this guitar in Carlsbad. :)

    The pickups sound decent, but they might need some pole-height adjusting. Strange thing…The 10 gauge strings on this guitar feel thinner than the 10’s on my g6659. I’ll need to do a side-by-side comparison. :rolleyes:

    I played Lorraine for a couple hours tonight. The 2.75” hollow body thickness feels pretty comfortable, and no issue tilting it a tad inward so I can see what I’m doing. :D
     
  13. SAguitar

    SAguitar Synchromatic

    859
    Jan 17, 2020
    Jack Plate, Oregon
    Enjoy the beauty!
     
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  14. Scamp

    Scamp Gretschie

    217
    Feb 22, 2018
    SoCal
    Beautiful guitar
    I was just looking on Sweetwater and they have the 6120t in candy magenta, a candy blue burst and a lime gold. They also showed a yellow but it's not in stock. The magenta was bright I liked the blue not fond of the green and not sure about the yellow
     
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