GRETSCH G6138 BO DIDDLEY

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2000

GRETSCH introduced the BO DIDDLEY MODEL 6138 in 2000, it is a faithful reproduction of Bo Diddley's rectangular Gretsch made in 1958. The 6138 has a Firebird Red semi-hollow body, three-piece rock maple neck, ebony fingerboard with dot pearl inlays, 1957-style headstock, dual High Sensitive FilterTron pickups, Adjusto-Matic bridge, G-cutout tailpiece, gold hardware and special Bo Diddley signature truss rod cover.

Specifications (26)

Body

Body length17.75 inches body length
Body stylerectangular shaped body
Body top materiallaminated maple body top
Hollow bodysemi-hollow body

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
TailpieceG logo trapeze tailpiece
TunersGrover Rotomatic tuners

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorsred finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Neck

Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck width1.69 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Nutbone nut
Truss rod coversignature on truss rod cover
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Controls

Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls3 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelGretsch Filtertron pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups

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