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2005 Gretsch Billy Bo Jupiter Thunderbird! SOLD!

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The Gretsch Jupiter Thunderbird is one of the most unique designs in guitar history. Inspired by Bo's custom built 1959 creation, this guitar demands attention. If you ever saw clips of Bo or his lovely sidekick The Duchess ripping it up on this guitar know how crazy this guitar looks. Bo gave one of his original Jupiters to Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. The reverend BFG fell in love with the cool looks and tones of this unique guitar and began touring with a replica. As a tribute to Billy and Bo, Gretsch has decided to build this amazing replica. Similar in construction to Gretsch's Duo Jet, the Jupiter Thunderbird features a heavily chambered mahogany body for lightweight and lively tone. The top is an ultra thin piece of laminated maple for a bright sound. The neck is one piece mahogany and features an ebony fingerboard with trademark thumbprint inlays. USA Made TV JONES Powertron pickups pump out raw vintage tone. Grover Sta Tite tuners, a pinned Tuneomatic bridge and a vintage style G cutout tailpiece round out the hardware. The guitar is finished with a Firebird Red Top and contrasting black sides. Ready for any stage, this guitar demands to be seen as well as heard!

This Gretsch plays and sounds great. The neck is straight, the action is good and the frets are in great shape. The TV Jones pickups deliver great tone. Everything works as it should. It's a nice used guitar as well. Collector owned, it was well taken care of. It shows light pick and clearcoat scratches as well as some light indents. Comes in original hardshell case. 

This is a unique and very cool Gretsch with some awesome DNA. Retro yet futuristic, this guitar is made to rock. There's nothing out there quite like it. $2674 in the superstores. Here's a nice used one for less.

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