Gretsch Guitars G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar
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Reviews From Buyers
I am 52 years old and I have been playing since I was seven years old. I'm not a pro, but I consider myself a well rounded player. I have played cheap guitars and really nice ones too. I play Bluegrass, Country, and Rock from every era. I owned a 70's Chet Atkins Super Axe and played a Country Gentleman for a while also. The new Electromatics took me back to that time in my life. This guitar is a dream to play. I would say this Gretsch is worth every penny! Fit and finish are flawless. The pickups deliver, no matter what you ask for. Clean, clear, crisp Jazzy sound to some over-driven southern Rock. They just sound great! I'm currently playing through a Fender HotRod Deluxe which I believe is a good match for the Gretsch's ability. I've also played this guitar through a Fender Twin Reverb where its tone and personality really came through. The only negative thing I can say about this guitar is the pickup toggle switch had some noise in it, and the intonation wasn't set properly when I bought it. Both issues have been rectified and I couldn't be happier. I have owned my orange Gretsch G5420T for just over 2 years now and I have never regretted my purchase. If you want a great guitar at a reasonable price and one that can do it all, the Gretsch is the one.