G5442BDC Electromatic® Hollow Body 30.3" Short Scale Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Transparent Red

SKU #2518002515
RRP $2,099.00


Model Number 2518002515
Series Gretsch® Electromatic® Collection
Color Transparent Red
Orientation Right-Hand
Body Finish Gloss Urethane
Body Shape Electromatic® Bass
Body Material 5-Ply Maple
Bracing Sound Post
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Width 1.6” (40.6 mm)
Position Inlays Pearloid Hump-Block
Headstock Early '50s Gretsch
Neck Plate None
Bridge Pickup Blacktop™ Filter'Tron™
Neck Pickup Blacktop™ Filter'Tron™
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone
Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Configuration Filter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
Bridge Adjusto-Matic™ with Secured Rosewood Base
Tuning Machines Die-Cast
Pickguard None
Control Knobs G-Arrow
Strings NPS, .040-.095 Gauges

The G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short-Scale Bass is a stylishly seismic Gretsch® bass guitar with a comfortably short 30 1/4" scale and armed with two powerful Black TopFilter’Tron™ humbucking bass pickups that endow it with an electrifying deep-end voice and sonic identity.

The double-cutaway hollow and bound body resonates with full bass tone and balance, and features sound post bracing and elegantly bound F-holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and Hump Block pearloid inlays, three-position pickup switch, classic “G-Arrow" control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddle Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and “G”-cutout tailpiece. Available in Black and Red.


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