G6138 Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley rocked fans with his sterling chops, electrifying showmanship and outrageous guitars for more than 50 years. The G6138 is a faithful reproduction of the famous rectangular guitar Gretsch built especially for him in 1958.
Its features include a striking semi-hollow body, three-piece rock maple neck, ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, 1957-style headstock, dual High Sensitive Filter'Tron™ humbucking pickups, Adjusto-Matic™ bridge, G-cutout tailpiece, gold hardware and special Bo Diddley signature truss rod cover.
Model Number 2410102815 Series Professional Collection Family Bo Diddley Platform Bo Diddley Color Firebird Red Number of Strings 6 Orientation Right-Hand
Build Solid Body Cutaway Non Cutaway Body Finish Gloss Urethane Body Shape Bo Diddley Body Material Maple Body Back Mahogany Body Top Laminated Maple Body Depth 2" (50.8 mm)
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges) Strap Buttons Gretsch® Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs Other Features Bo Diddley Signature on Trussrod Cover, Pearloid Dot Position Inlays, Body Binding, Inlaid Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Adjustable Truss Rod
Neck Material Rock Maple Neck Finish Gloss Urethane Scale Length 25.5" (64.77 cm) Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm) Fingerboard Material Ebony Number of Frets 22 Fret Size Vintage Small Nut Material Synthetic Bone Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm) Position Inlays White Pearloid Dot Headstock Jet™ Style Neck Plate NA
Bridge Adjusto-Matic™ with Rosewood Base Hardware Finish Gold-Plated Tailpiece Gretsch® G-Cutout Tailpiece Tuning Machines Grover® Rotomatic™ Die-Cast Pickguard None Control Knobs G-Arrow
Bridge Pickup High Sensitive Filter'Tron™ Neck Pickup High Sensitive Filter'Tron™ Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Pickup Configuration Filter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™