Gretsch Guitars G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Electric Guitar

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From Bo Diddley, Billy F. Gibbons, and Gretsch.

Rock luminaries Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top and Bo Diddley have joined forces to bring you a 21st century version of the elusive Gretsch Jupiter Thunderbird. Originally designed by Bo in 1959, this heavily chambered Mahogany semi-hollow body also features Billy's added ingredients such as TV Jones pickups and more. Includes a hardshell case!

Features
  • Bo Diddley designed in '59
  • Modified by Billy F Gibbons
  • Heavily chambered mahogany body
  • One-piece mahogany neck
  • Ultra-thin laminate maple top
  • TV Jones Power'Tron (neck) and Power'Tron "Plus" (bridge) pickups
  • Pinned Adjusto-matic bridge
  • Schaller Straplocks
  • Includes case

A great mix of retro and modern, the Billy-Bo is a rock legend of the past and present. Order your now.

 

G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Back and Sides: Heavily Chambered Mahogany Body
    Bridge/Tremolo: Pinned Adjusto-Matic Bridge, Gretsch G-Cutout Tailpiece
    Case Included: Includes a FREE G6276 Hardshell Case
    Controls: 3-Position Toggle, Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Frets: 22
    Hardware: Chrome
    Inlays: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers
    Machine Heads: Chrome-Plated Grover V98C Sta-Tite Die-cast Tuners
    Neck Material: 1-Piece Mahogany
    Nut Width: 1.68"
    Pickguard: Black Plexi
    Pickups: 1 TV Jones Power'Tron Plus (Bridge), 1 TV Jones Power'TronTM (Neck)
    Scale: 24.6"
    Top Wood: Laminated Maple
    Unique Features: Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Multiple Aged Body Bindings, Schaller Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod
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Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Electric Guitar:

I did use 59 reissue LP's and now I can't put this one down. It has the best tone on the planet and if you pick one up you won't put it down.

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