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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!

  • 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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