The Gretsch G5438 Pro Jet electric guitar encompasses a fresh look with proven guitar design... The Beatles and several other musical icons played Gretsch electric guitars and drums starting in the 1950's..Gretsch was founded in 1883 by Friedrich Gretsch, a young German immigrant. His New York City shop was designed for the manufacture of banjos, drums and then guitars. In 1895. Gretsch died at the age of 39, and the then successful company was taken over by his son Fred Jr. By 1916, Fred had moved the company into a larger 10-story building in Brooklyn, becoming one of the most prominent American guitar makers in the history of electric guitars.
Two Black Top Filter'Tron™ Humbucking Pickups.
Features a Jet body shape with a chambered basswood body, for incredible resonant tone.
12" radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and "classy" pearloid hump-block inlays.
Features a high gloss polyester finish with a classic "Gold top" look.
The Gretsch G5438 Pro Jet features an Anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge and Vintage-Style tuning machines. It boasts a unique silver plexi pickguard with the famous Gretsch Logo. Classic G-Arrow control knobs, and sleek chrome toggle switches.
The Gretsch G5438 Pro Jet is an incredibly cool guitar with fat LP style tones and a very resonant quality, This is due to its hollow chambers and fat humbucking pickups, which allow you to get the best of all worlds. The clean classic Gretsch "sparkle" and the deep guttural growl when you engage the dirty channel. This guitar does it all and at this price point it is hard to find a better deal out there!