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Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by Lockupyourfatdog, Jul 14, 2020.

  1. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    575
    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
    I was fortunate enough to acquire this modified monster! A gretsch 5128 with tv Jones pickups. She growls like a tiger and plays like a dream.
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  2. Groutsch

    Groutsch Gretschie

    317
    Jun 9, 2018
    Maryland, US
    Wow, those are great guitars without mods, that one looks HOT!
     
  3. nickurso

    nickurso Gretschified

    Age:
    54
    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    Love the gold sparkle
     
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  4. Buckyboy

    Buckyboy Gretschie

    Sparkle! Sparkle! Sparkle! It does not get any better!
     
  5. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Country Gent

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Nice!
    I have one JUST like that with the same exact mods and everythin.......

    Wait.... where did it go?!!
     
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  6. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    72
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Congrats! Are those TVJ Powertrons in a DeArmond mount?
     
  7. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats, very cool, I dig the pickups.
     
  8. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    575
    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
    Ha!
     
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  9. michelb

    michelb Gretschie

    Age:
    29
    342
    Mar 27, 2020
    Belgium
    Nice hot rod mods, gratz ;)
     
  10. Outlaw

    Outlaw Synchromatic

    830
    Jul 13, 2011
    UK
    Cool looking guitar with some great mods.
    What TVs are they?
     
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  11. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Now you have to accept outdoor gigs only. Provided it's sunny.

    Congratulations to both the buyer and the seller for the deal.
     
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  12. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    61
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Congratulations , cool guitar .......now where are my shades ;)
     
  13. DennisC

    DennisC Synchromatic

    Age:
    37
    950
    May 11, 2017
    Germany
    ... she stays cool, whereeve she lives now...
     
  14. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Age:
    54
    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    Congrats on that stunner!!!
     
  15. Lockupyourfatdog

    Lockupyourfatdog Synchromatic

    575
    Aug 8, 2016
    Everett wa
    It’s a classic in the neck and a classic plus in the bridge
     
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  16. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Gretschie

    471
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
  17. capnhiho

    capnhiho Synchromatic

    564
    Feb 16, 2013
    California
    Yep.....
    That’s BRIGHT!!!
     
  18. flashsync

    flashsync Electromatic

    26
    Feb 7, 2018
    Gilbert, Arizona
    wowser! that guitar sparkles, shines and blinds all at the same time! So glad she found a new home with you!
     
  19. HypotenusLuvTriangle

    HypotenusLuvTriangle Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2010
    Whittier, Ca
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    Thats the guitar I was gonna buy when I was looking to finally get my first gretsch!!! But they stopped making them and began the G5120 run. LUCKY!!!
     
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