Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar
Semi-Hollow and Hollow Body Electric Guitars
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Loud and ferocious like its namesake.
The Gretsch Guitars G5191 Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody honors the punk rocker with a signature electric guitar. That full-bodied piano-like sound Tim loves is generated by parallel tone bars and a sound post mounted under the 17"-wide top. A harp tailpiece and a pair of "Black Top" Filter'Tron pickups deliver maximum sustain and tuning stability. Grover tuners, big block fretboard inlays, and gold-plated hardware set against the guitar's ominous flat black urethane finish are a recipe for inciting your senses to sonic euphoria.
Punk rock warlord Tim Armstrong makes no apologies that the music radiating from his soul is oftentimes loud and ferocious. His guitar tone alone has become as infamous as his world-renowned persona that resulted from playing guitar and singing vocals in revolutionary punk bands from Operation Ivy to Rancid. Armstrong has been asked to contribute his guitar talents in songs from a wide genre of bands, from punk bands like AFI and Bad Religion to hip hop and reggae acts like Cypress Hill and Buju Banton.
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- Body: Laminated Maple Hollow Body
- Finish: Urethane
- Neck: 1-Piece Maple
- Fretboard: Rosewood, 12-1/2" (320 mm) radius
- Frets: 22, Jumbo
- Scale length: 24.33" (618 mm)
- Nut width: 1-11/16" (43 mm)
- Hardware: Gold-Plated
- Machine heads: Grover Gold-Plated Enclosed Tuners
- Bridge: Rosewood Based Adjusto-Matic Bridge; Harp Tailpiece
- Pickups: 2 "Black Top" Filter'Tron
- Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1: Bridge Pickup; Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickups; Position 3: Neck Pickup
- Controls: Volume 1: Neck Pickup; Volume 2: Bridge Pickup; Tone 1: Neck
- Pickup; Tone 2: Bridge Pickup; Master Volume
- Unique features: Block Acrylic Inlay Position Markers, Gold-Plated Hardware,
- Graphite Nut, Black Headstock Overlay, Grover Tuners,
- Gold-Plated Pickup Bezels, Harp Tailpiece, Pearloid Gretsch
- Headstock Inlay, 4-Ply Bound Top and Back, 3-Ply Bound
- Fingerboard and Headstock, Single-Ply Bound "F" Holes, Knurled
- Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod, "Black Top"