NGD...It’s Orange!!!

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by Trash Kidd, Feb 23, 2021 at 6:31 AM.

  1. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    Agreed... it’s off!!!!
  2. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Congrats Nigel. One fine looking G5420T you have there.
    I keep my pickguards on but I play heavy handed. That one looks good either way.
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  3. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Hell yeah!
    Congrats man!
    Yeah, I’d keep that guard off, or replace it with a clear or gold.
    And yes, we all need at least one orange Gretsch!
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2021 at 1:18 PM
  4. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Nice guitar Nigel, congrats!
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  5. JLD4133

    JLD4133 Country Gent

    May 10, 2011
    Mequon, WI
    That guitar is a great score. 5420's are pretty amazing at the price point. Great, great value. I especially love the blue ones.
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  6. SAguitar

    SAguitar Synchromatic

    Jan 17, 2020
    Jack Plate, Oregon
    Orange for the win! That one looks great, and even better without the pickguard. But if you are a flailing maniac like I am, I would recommend one for the protection value.
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  7. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
  8. AllenK

    AllenK Gretschie

    Nice catch with the TV Jones pickups. Enjoy!
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  9. JC higgy

    JC higgy Gretschified

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Congrats Nigel!

    That's the way to buy'em,with the TV's already installed!:)

    Needs a horseshoe on the head though.;)
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  10. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Nothing wrong with that. Im a pickguard guy but i think id take it off and rock the heck out of it. Tvjs....Nice one.
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  11. mschafft

    mschafft Synchromatic

    Jan 19, 2017
    Love the TVs! Looking good sans guard.
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2021 at 5:16 PM
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  12. Blister

    Blister Electromatic

    Jan 2, 2021
    Upstate NY
    Congratulations play in good health
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  13. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nice score Nigel, I'm with everyone on this and saying pick guard off, it seems to work on this one.
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  14. Nubs

    Nubs Electromatic

    Sep 10, 2019
    Houston, TX
    Orange is the best color

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  15. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Congratulations, it looks sweeeeeet.
    And pickguard off looks better.

    And now it feels like you just have triggered a new "gas for an orange hollow body" period for me...
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  16. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa Cruz
    No argument from me...:D

  17. Wjensen

    Wjensen Gretschie

    May 25, 2019
    Raleigh, NC
    I too am partial to G5420s in Orange. Congrats, Nigel, on a beautiful guitar. Play it in good health and enjoy!
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  18. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Congrats, Nigel! Enjoy!
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  19. Andrew Griffin

    Andrew Griffin Synchromatic

    Oct 22, 2015
    I took the pickguard off my orange 5422. Looks great.
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  20. Shadowy_Man

    Shadowy_Man Gretschie

    May 18, 2020
    Gorgeous! HNGD. For orange guitars with silver guards, I say pickguard off.
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