Gretsch Gretsch G5230T Electromatic JET FT Firebird Red Electric Guitar

Code: Gretsch G5230T Electromatic JET FT Firebird Red Electric Guitar
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Gretsch G5230T Electromatic JET FT Firebird Red Electric Guitar

The Gretsch G5230T Electromatic FT, Firebird Red features a beautifully chambered mahogany body, topped with maple, creating a lightweight instrument with rich yet bright tones and excellent resonance. The chambered body design improves the guitar's harmonic richness, while the single cutaway allows easy access to the upper frets for a smooth performance. The G5230T's mahogany neck offers full and deep tones, and the black walnut fingerboard complements the earthy sound of the neck, whilst delivering a balanced and projected tone. Equipped with a set of Black Top Filter'Tron pickups at the bridge and neck, the Gretsch G5230T Electromatic produces exceptionally clear yet powerful tones that pack a punch.The Gretsch G5230T features a vibrant Firebird Red finish, complete with a silver plexi pickguard as well as chrome hardware, vintage inspired purfling and a retro Bigsby B50 Vibrato.

Chambered Mahogany Body

The Gretsch G5230T Electromatic FT features a chambered mahogany body, which offers exceptionally rich, and resonant tones. The warmth and depth of the mahogany construction makes it ideal for punchy rock music, while the adjoining maple top extends the tonal characteristics by enhancing the brightness and providing a full-bodied tone. The body also features a single cutaway for easy access to the higher frets, resulting in a smooth performance.

Mahogany Neck & Black Walnut Fingerboard

The Gretsch G5230T Guitar features a sturdy mahogany neck that yields rich and warm tones, as well as excellent durability. Mahogany provides a sonic resonance to the overall sound, and is topped with a walnut fingerboard that not only offers an attractive aesthetic but also provides a balanced and unique earthy tone.

Pair Of Powerful Filter'Tron Pickups

With a pair of Black Top Filter'Tron pickups located at the bridge and neck, the G5230T captures the deep,resonant tones of the chambered body. The Filter'Tron pickups deliver a huge, punchy sound that works well with rock music, while still producing excellent balance and transparency that allows the wood's natural tone to shine through. With full, focused lows and sparkling highs, the Filter'Tron pickups provide defined tones for a variety of playing styles.

Anchored Adjusto-Matic Bridge

The Anchored Adjusto-Matic Bridge has featured on many Gretsch guitars over the years due to its reliable tuning. Introduced in the early 1970s, this innovative bridge offers superb, individual intonation for each string, with its six adjustable saddles.

Attractive Appearance

The G5230T Electromatic Jet features a black gloss finish, with a silver plexi pickguard and chrome hardware. The guitar is also equipped with a Bigsby B50 Vibrato Tailpiece, that not only offers pitch bending characteristics but also provides a retro look.


Body & Bridge

  • Shape: Jet
  • Top: Maple
  • Body: Chambered Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic
  • Finish: Firebird Red

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Scale Length: 24.6"
  • Fingerboard: Black Walnut
  • Radius: 12"
  • Frets: 22 Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 42.86mm

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron
  • Neck Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position Toggle
  • Tuners: Diecast With Round Button
  • Control Knobs: G-Arrow
  • Pickguard: Silver Plexi With Black Gretsch Logo
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .010-.046

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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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Great quality and great value
Excellent customer service

January 13, 2022 | Lee

Beautiful guitar, love the low action and feel of this guitar’ Iam enjoying it.

October 19, 2021 | Ronald