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Gretsch Gretsch G6136I Irish Falcon Bono Guitar | Soul Green

Code: Gretsch G6136I Irish Falcon Bono Guitar | Soul Green
  • £3,292.00
  • RRP £3,549.00
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    Gretsch G6136I Irish Falcon Bono Guitar | Soul Green

    The Goal is Soul! Bono and Gretsch recently collaborated on this updated version of the iconic green Gretsch guitar known as the Irish Falcon. Used extensively on U2's 2005 Vertigo tour, the G6136I incorporates classic Gretsch Falcon specs, including an arched laminated maple body with multiple gold sparkle bindings, two-piece maple neck with ebony fingerboard, High Sensitive Filter'Tron pickups, Gretsch Cadillac "G" tailpiece and lustrous Evergreen finish. Other features include mother-of-pearl hump block inlays with Bono's signature engraved at the 12th fret, gold plexi pickguard with "The Goal Is Soul" graphic, ebony-based Space Control bridge, Grover Imperial tuners, gold sparkle bound fingerboard and headstock, and jeweled knobs.

    Specs

    Body
    Body Shape: Falcon™
    Body Back: Laminated Maple
    Body Sides: Laminated Maple
    Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
    Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
    Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
    F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized "F"-Holes
    Body Depth: 2.75" (70 mm)
    Body Width Lower Bout: 17" (432 mm)
    Body Binding: Multiple

    Neck
    Number of Frets: 22
    Position Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Hump Block Inlay with Feather Engraving
    Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Neck Material: Maple
    Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    Headstock: "V" Shaped with Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch® Logo
    Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard

    Electronics
    Pickup Configuration: HH
    Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
    Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Controls: Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.

    Hardware
    Hardware Finish: Gold-Plated
    Bridge: Ebony-Based Gold "Rocking" Bar Bridge with Gretsch "G" Cadillac Tailpiece
    Tuning Machines: Grover® Imperial™ Die-Cast
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off

    Miscellaneous
    Unique Features: V-Shaped Falcon Headstock with Winged Vertical Gretsch Logo, Mother-of -Pearl Hump Block Inlay Position Markers with Feather Engraving, Bono's Signature in 12th Fret Inlay, Gold-Sparkle Fingerboard and Headstock Bindings, Oversized Bound F-Holes, Multiple Gold-Sparkle Body Bindings, Gold-Sparkle Inlaid Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Gold Plexi Dove-Style Pickguard with "The Goal Is Soul" Graphic, Jeweled Control Knobs, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod

    Accessories
    Case Gig Bags: Deluxe Hardshell
    Pickguard: Gold Plexi Pickguard with "The Goal Is Soul" Graphic
    Included Accessories: Includes G6242L Deluxe Hardshell Case
    Control Knobs: Jeweled "G"

     

    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.

    - See more at: http://breedlovemusic.com/acoustic-guitars/concert-mahogany-1#sthash.w4eGe2L4.dpuf

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