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2008 Gretsch 1957 Reissue 6128T Duo Jet in Cadillac Green! SOLD!

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Cadillac Green! Check out this recreation of one of Gretsch's rarest and most beautiful models! The Duo Jet is one of my favorite guitars. Shaped sorta like a Les Paul, Gretsch always called it a solid body. That's a bit of a mistake as the mahogany body is actually routed out making it sort of a semi-solid. Coupled with the arched laminated maple tops, the Jets have a really distinct, lively tone. The routing also give the Jet lighter weight. The 24.6 inch scale one piece mahogany neck has a 12 inch radius ebony board inlayed with cool hump blocks markers. Dual Dynasonic single coil pickups deliver tones from sparkling clean to barking dirty. Clear with a nice ringing tone and a strong upper midrange. Tuners are Grover Sta-Tites units, the bridge is a Gretsch Synchrosonic Melita recreation and the tailpiece is the famous V-cut BIGSBY VIBRATO. The finish is Cadillac Green set off by gleaming gold hardware. Stunning looks. A very hip instrument. An original 1957 Cadillac Green Duo Jet will cost you a fortune, if you can find one for sale. Here's the next best thing!

This is a fine playing Gretsch with a nice straight neck and good frets. The pickups sound great and all electronics work fine. The Dynasonics are a revelation offering sparkling, gutsy single coil tone. Condition wise, this is a nice used guitar. It shows light pick and clearcoat scratches, some gold fade,  and some light indents. A good looking Gretsch. Original hardshell case and a pile of case candy.

I've been a longtime Gretsch fan. Gretsch guitars have always been a great alternative to other brands and easily stand on their own in terms of looks, tone and feel. A Duo Jet is an excellent choice for almost any style of playing. You can get one of these new at the online retailers for a whopping $2600! Save some big time cash.

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