No nonsense, Electromatic hollow-body guitars are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch instruments. They’re your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, and crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability.
Alive and resonant, the G5420T has fully hollow build with a true Filter’Tron™ voice that explodes with huge punch and clear, strong presence. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitars from the very beginning. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
Premium features include:
- Dual “Black Top” Filter’tron humbucking pickups
- Versatile upgraded controls including master volume treble-bleed circuit
- Oversized bound F holes and aged multi-ply body binding
- Smaller late-’50s G6120 bound headstock
- Graph Tech® NuBone™ nut
- Pearloid Neo-Classic “thumbnail” fingerboard inlays
- Bigsby® B60 vibrato tailpiece
- Series: Electromatic Collection
- Body Material: 5-Ply Maple, Gloss Finish
- Upper Bout: 11.625"
- Lower Bout: 16"
- Waist: 9.625"
- Neck: Maple, ‘U’ Shape, Gloss Finish
- Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12"
- Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
- Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech NuBone, 1.6875 inches
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Open-Back
- Bridge: Adjusto-Matic, Secured Rosewood Base
- Tailpiece: Bigsby Licensed B60 Vibrato Tailpiece
- Pickguard: Silver Plexi with Black Gretsch Logo
- Pickups: Blacktop Filter’Tron (Bridge) Black Top Filter’Tron (Neck)
- 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, Master Tone
- Knobs/Hardware: G-Arrow, Chrome Hardware
- Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .010-.046
I am so happy with the purchase. I play it every day.
This is a fun guitar to play and sounds sweet.
Really love this guitar!! Very happy with service and the guitar came perfect.
I have bought two of these and can’t complain about either of them. Great guitars for the price.
My brother loves this guitar. It is beautiful and sounds beautiful. Completely perfect.