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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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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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