Who owns both versions G5420t

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by Fasteddie42, Sep 10, 2020.

  1. Fasteddie42

    Fasteddie42 Gretschie

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    Sep 18, 2018
    tip of the mitt
    Who here owns both versions of the G5420t?

    Is there any difference in the neck angle between them?

    I've read claims that the neck angle was changed between the versions.
     
  2. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    I've owned a 2016 G5420T and still own my 2012.

    Yes there is a slight difference in pitch, but nothing significant. I don't have measurements for the 2016, it's sold on. I also don't have my 2012 with me, it's in Tejas. The reason I it seems taller/slightly steeper is the fact I needed a pickup ring riser to elevate the chrome plates. This was the only way I could adjust the Blacktops near the strings.

    No such problems with the 2016, even when I installed T-Armonds and Setzers.
     
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