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Gretsch Masterbuilt G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black #UC21082194

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Custom Shop Electric guitar with TV Jones Power'Tron pickups and Bigsby Vibrato , including case and certificate

With the Gretsch G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black , Music Store Custom Guitars has once again commissioned a very special electric guitar from Gretsch Master Stephen Stern, which Penguin combines the unique Billy-Bo Signature model with design elements of the G6199-BBP. Accordingly, the electric Custom Shop guitar has a mahogany body with a maple top and a glued mahogany neck, which carries an ebony fingerboard in the compound radius. The adequate Rock 'n'Roll sound is also provided by two powerful TV Jones Power'Tron Humbucker . In addition, the Gretsch Custom Shop Billy-Bo Penguin one Bigsby B3G Vibrato offers, a pinned Adjusto-Matic bridge and Grover Imperial mechanics.

GRETSCH G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black #UC18051642
The Gretsch G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black from the hands of Master Builder Stephen Stern is a premium electric guitar for Rock 'n'Roll and Rockabilly.
GRETSCH G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black #UC18051642 Detail
The Gretsch G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin has an ebony fingerboard with compound radius.

Classic Billy-Bo design in solid mahogany construction

For the Gretsch Custom Shop G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin , Master Builder Stephen Stern relies on the tried and tested construction of the G6199-BBP. The body is made of mahogany with a maple top, while the glued neck is also made of mahogany and carries an ebony fingerboard. The round " Original "-profile and the increasing compound radius from 12" to 16" (305 mm to 406 mm) of the fingerboard promise a comfortable playability over all 22 frets.

GRETSCH G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black #UC18051642 Pickups
Two TV Jones Power'Tron Humbucker stand for hot sounds between Rock 'n'Roll and Rockabilly. The pickguard is decorated with a bearded penguin in a cowboy hat.

TV Jones Power'Tron Picukps

The electric sound conversion of the Gretsch G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin is done by two TV Jones Power'Tron Humbucker in neck and bridge position. With their increased output and the present midrange spectrum, they deliver a hot Rock 'n'roll sound at the amplifier, whose lively dynamics in Clean both the - and the Overdrive -channel optimal conditions for hot Rpck'n'Roll and Rockabilly sounds. The typical Gretsch -circuit, which offers separate volume controls for each pickup, a master volume and a master tone, can be used to recall a variety of timbres.

GRETSCH G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black #UC18051642 Kopfplatte
Between the six Grover Imperial mechanics, there is space for Logo the signature of Stephen Stern Gretsch Custom Shop and that of the artist.

High quality Hardware

Last but not least, the Gretsch Custom Shop G6199-BBP Billy-Bo Penguin is equipped with high-quality Hardware equipment that combines classic looks with unlimited functionality. Accordingly, a Bigsby / Gretsch B3G Vibrato for dazzling Vibrato -sounds is used on the body as tailpiece, from which the strings are led over the Gretsch Adjusto-Matic bridge mounted on a pinned ebony base. On the headstock, Grover Imperial mechanics also promise stable and precise tuning.

The Gretsch G6199-BBP Billy Bo Penguin Closet Classic Black at a glance:

  • Billy-Bo Electric guitar from the Gretsch Custom Shop , manufactured in the USA
  • Masterbuilt by Stephen Stern, Serial Number UC18051642
  • Closet Classic Finish in Schwarz
  • Silver Sparkle bindings
  • Mahogany body with maple top
  • Glued mahogany neck with " Original "profile
  • Ebony fingerboard with 12" to 16" compound radius (305 mm to 406 mm)
  • Two TV Jones Power'Tron Humbucker
  • Gretsch -circuit with separate volume controls for each pickup, master volume and master tone
  • Silver pickguard with "Bearded Penguin "- Logo
  • Gretsch Adjusto-Matic Bridge with pinned ebony foot
  • Bigsby / Gretsch B3G Vibrato with Duane Eddy lever
  • Grover Imperial mechanics
  • Included Gretsch Tweed Case and Custom Shop certificate

Features:

  • Manufacturer: Gretsch
  • Series: Custom Shop
  • Design: Billy-Bo
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Maple
  • Binding: Silver Sparkle
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Construction: Set-in
  • Neck Profile: Original
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Scale in mm: 648
  • Fretboard Radius in Inches: 12
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fretboard Inlays: Thumbnail
  • Nut width in mm: 42.9
  • Pickup: HH
  • Manufacturer pickups: TV Jones
  • Neck Pickup: PowerTron Humbucker
  • Middle Pickup: No
  • Bridge Pickup: PowerTron Humbucker
  • Piezo Pickup: No
  • Active pickups: No
  • Coil-splitting: No
  • Electronic: Passive
  • Switch: 3-Way
  • Control: 2x Vol, Master Vol, Tone
  • Bridge: Gretsch Adjusto-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby B3G Vibrato
  • Tuners: Grover Imperial
  • Strap Button: Gretsch Strap Retainer
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Weight (kg): 3.43
  • String Gauge: .011 - .049
  • Factory Tuning: Standard E
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Colour: Black
  • Number of Strings: 6
  • Case included: Yes
  • Gigbag included: No
  • Certificate: Yes
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