NGD - G5259 Special Jet arrived!

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by juks, Jan 12, 2022 at 4:43 PM.

  1. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    UPS annoyd me again, as this arrived in San Pablo CA (an hour away from my house) Monday 5pm but they held it there for 30 hours.

    I just gave it a quick run to check everything works and I am a fan of these DeArmond pickups. They just sound absolutely great! And the neck shape luckily works with my busted left wrist. What a fun little guitar. Couple little dings but I don't think it's been played much as the frets are like new.

    Serial number dates it to December 2004. So towards the end of the run.

    GC even shipped it in a Gretsch box. :)

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  2. mrcoffee23

    mrcoffee23 Gretschie

    405
    Sep 23, 2009
    Virginia, USA
    I need one of those! What a score.
     
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  3. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

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    55
    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  4. JC higgy

    JC higgy Gretschified

    Age:
    51
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Congrats again juks,glad to see it arrived safe!
     
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  5. wabash slim

    wabash slim I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    72
    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Beauty! Nothing like a slab with single coils!
    This is one Gretch should bring back.
     
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  6. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Great little guitar, unsung model. Congrats, looks in good condition too.
     
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  7. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Sweet guitar. Is the switch tip a Gretsch metal one or plastic?
     
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  8. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

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    74
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Great Score, congrats!
     
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  9. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    It's a black plastic tip.
     
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  10. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Congrats! I had one of these, and if you ever want to get rid of it.....
     
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  11. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Congrats, I love these things and will hopefully have one oneday.
     
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  12. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Looks great and I bet it sounds great too . Congrats and enjoy
     
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  13. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

    Jun 8, 2015
    fROMOHIO
  14. Mr Swisher

    Mr Swisher Country Gent

    Jun 12, 2012
    England
  15. Ricochet

    Ricochet Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Nice, the Gretsch LP Special!
     
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