No nonsense, Electromatic hollow-body guitars are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch instruments. They're your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability.
Alive and resonant, the G5420T has fully hollow build with a true Filter'Tron™ voice that explodes with huge punch and clear, strong presence. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitars from the very beginning. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
Premium features include dual Black Top Filter'Tron humbucking pickups, versatile upgraded controls including master volume treble bleed circuit, oversized bound "F" holes and aged multi-ply body binding, smaller late-'50s G6120 bound headstock, Graph Tech® NuBone™ nut, pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail fingerboard inlays and a Bigsby® B60 vibrato tailpiece.
|Body Shape||Electromatic® Hollow Body|
|Body Material||Laminated Maple|
|Body Binding||Aged White with B/W/B Purfling|
|Body Back||Laminated Maple|
|Body Top||Laminated Maple|
|Body Depth||2.75" (70 mm)|
|Neck Shape||Standard "U"|
|Neck Binding||Aged White|
|Scale Length||24.6" (625 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius||12" (305 mm)|
|Number of Frets||22|
|Fret Size||Medium Jumbo|
|Nut Width||1.6875" (42.86 mm)|
|Position Inlays||Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail|
|Headstock||Late '50s Gretsch|
|Bridge Pickup||Black Top Filter'Tron™|
|Neck Pickup||Black Top Filter'Tron™|
|Controls||Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone|
|Pickup Switching||3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup|
|Tuning Machines||Vintage-Style Open Back|
|Pickguard||Silver Plexi w/ Black Gretsch® & Electromatic® Logos|
7.5lbs. Does not include case or gig bag.