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Gretsch Gretsch G6120 Eddie Cochran Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby | Orange

Code: G6120 Eddie Cochran Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby | Orange
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  • RRP £3,209.00
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Gretsch G6120 Eddie Cochran Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby | Orange

Gretsch® honors the legacy of rock ‘n’ roll and rockabilly pioneer Eddie Cochran with the G6120 Eddie Cochran SIGNATURE Hollow Body model, based on the distinctively modified guitar that fueled Cochran’s highly influential and all-too-brief career.

Distinctive elements include a special “open” internal body design and the unique combination of a DynaSonic™ single-coil bridge pickup and Lindy Fralin “Dogear” single-coil neck pickup.

Features include a three-ply arched maple top with parallel bracing and double-bound F Holes, three-ply arched maple back and three-ply maple sides, two-ply body binding (white-black), two-piece maple neck, single-ply binding, polished brass nut, 9.5"-radius 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with western-themed cactus, steer head and fence pearloid inlays, single-ply headstock binding, translucent plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo, "G-Arrow" control knobs, compensated aluminum bridge with rosewood base, Bigsby® B6GBVF tailpiece, gold and polished aluminum hardware, gold-plated Grover® V98G Sta-Tite™ tuners and a deluxe hardshell case.

Specs

General

Model Name:G6120 Eddie Cochran Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Western Maple Stain
Model Number:2401259822
Series:Professional Collection
MSRP:$3749.00
Color:Western Maple Stain

Body

Body Shape:Nashville®
Bracing:Parallel Bracing
Body Binding:White/Black
Body Depth:2.75" (70 mm)
Body Material:Laminated Maple
Body Finish:Gloss Urethane
Body Back:Arched Laminated Maple
Body Top:Arched Laminated Maple

Neck

Neck Material:2-Piece Maple
Neck Binding:1-Ply White
Scale Length:24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard Radius:9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets:22
String Nut:Polished Brass
Nut Width:1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Truss Rod Nut:5/16" (7.9375 mm)
Headstock:G6120
Neck Plate:None
Neck Finish:Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Position Inlays:Pearloid Western Block Inlays of Cactus, Steer Heads and Fences

Electronics

Bridge Pickup:DynaSonic™ Single-Coil
Neck Pickup:Lindy Fralin "Dog Ear" Single-Coil
Controls:Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching:3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration:Dynasonic™ / P90

Hardware

Bridge:Rosewood-Based Polished Aluminum Compensated Bigsby®
Tuning Machines:Grover® V98 Sta-Tite™ Open-Back
Orientation:Right-Hand
Pickguard:Translucent Plexi Pickguard with Gretsch® Logo
Control Knobs:G-Arrow

Miscellaneous

Strings:D'Addario® NPS (.011-.049 Gauges)
Unique Features:Eddie Cochran Signature on Truss Rod Cover, Red Side Dot Position Markers, Internal "open" body construction design, Bigsby® "B6GBVF" tailpiece, Aluminum Bridge, Polished Brass Nut, Lindy Fralin Dog Ear Single-Coil Pickup (Neck), DynaSonic™ Single-Coil Pickup (Bridge)
Included Accessories:G6241 Deluxe Hardshell Case

 

Body Shape

The Breedlove Concert is the original Breedlove shape. It first appeared in 1992, and has been the best-selling Breedlove body shape ever since. Designed specifically for the fingerstylist to be well balanced, compact, and comfortable to play, it generates a wonderfully articulate range of tone with an ample low end that is never boomy, but always felt. The unique construction also allows the Concert to sing even at a full strum. If you’re a fingerstylist, or are seeking an instrument to use as vocal accompaniment, this is the shape for you. The Concert is engineered to provide exceptional sustain with a pronounced bass response, both of which can be achieved with a light touch. The graduated top works in harmony with the Breedlove Bridge Truss to provide an even response throughout the lows, mids, and highs, with sustain, and clear, concise, note-for-note projection.

Breedlove Bridge Truss

The Breedlove Bridge Truss (BBT) reduces tension on the soundboard of the guitar, so the top wood is able to vibrate more freely, producing remarkable sustain, balance, and clarity. The BBT also allows for a thinner graduated top, thereby allowing Breedlove craftsmen to bring out the optimal sound from the top wood without sacrificing structural stability. Relieving much of the string tension from the bridge prevents “bridge belly,” ensuring top stability for decades. Guitar strings can exert up to 230 pounds of pull from the nut to the bridge. Traditional methods for preventing top bowing at the bridge usually involve heavy internal bracing and thicker tops. The BBT compensates for this pressure in an innovative way: The BBT is mounted to the bridge from the inside and is connected into the tail block of the guitar, pulling downward on the underside of the bridge to distribute some of the tension, relieving pressure on the top. The resulting tonal effect on BBT-equipped guitars is more resonance and livelier sound with enhanced overtones.

Breedlove Neck

Breedlove guitars feature a slimmer neck profile, which enables comfortable play, even with smaller hands. The hand-rubbed, semi-gloss Breedlove neck finish also contributes to ideal playability. The labor-intensive finish process includes precise finish coat applications, fine sanding, and hand buffing and rubbing.

Breedlove Pinless Bridge

The Breedlove Pinless Bridge helps maintain the integrity of the top by eliminating the need for six drilled string holes. The fewer holes in your soundboard, the more evenly the sound wave can move across the interior, without any loss of energy. The Breedlove Pinless Bridge also provides a gentler string-break angle from the bridge to the top of the saddle, reducing saddle strain. This innovative bridge also makes string changes a breeze, especially on 12 strings. Plus, you’ll never again have to worry about lost, worn-out, or broken bridge pins.

Top Wood

Genuine mahogany, swietenia macrophylla, can be found from Mexico to southern Amazonia in Brazil. Mahogany is a medium-lightweight wood, ranging in color from light brown to dark, and is primarily used for necks because of the feel and the stability it provides. It offers a balanced, resonant tone with notable sustain – a thick bottom end, rich midrange, and controlled, warm top end finish out the sound. The coloration is a reddish brown.

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