G5655TG Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware
Live and loud, Electromatic® Center Block Jr. guitars are designed for that pure and powerful Gretsch® sound at high volume. Painstakingly crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability, these all-new models deliver the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart for decades. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
The G5655TG Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware features a smaller-sized body with a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort.
Offering excellent playability, the 12”-radius laurel fingerboard hosts 22 medium jumbo frets and NeoClassic™ thumbnail inlays. Its dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups deliver bold, dynamic and articulate tone with enhanced sonic punch.
This guitar boasts stage-stealing style with five stunning finishes—Aspen Green, Azure Metallic, Black Gold, Cadillac Green and Orange Stain—and gleaming gold pickguards and hardware, including the Bigsby® B70 vibrato tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and G-arrow knobs.
- Slightly smaller 14” single-cutaway maple body with a chambered spruce center block
- Lower set maple neck for effortless access and performance
- 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays
- Dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups
- Master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone and individual pickup controls
- Bigsby® B70 vibrato tailpiece
- Anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge
- Graph Tech® NuBone® nut
- Gold hardware
Model Number 2509700551 Series Electromatic® Platform Electromatic® Center Block Color Azure Metallic Number of Strings 6 Orientation Right-Hand
Build Center Block Body Finish Gloss Body Shape Electromatic® Center Block Body Material Laminated Maple Bracing Center Block Body Binding Aged White with B/AW/B Purfling Body Back Laminated Maple Body Top Arched Laminated Maple Body Depth 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Neck Material Maple Neck Construction Set-Neck Neck Finish Gloss Neck Shape Thin "U" Neck Binding Aged White Scale Length 24.6" (625 mm) Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm) Fingerboard Material Laurel Number of Frets 22 Fret Size Medium Jumbo Nut Material Graph Tech® NuBone® Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm) Position Inlays Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail Neck Plate NA
Bridge Anchored Adjusto-Matic™ Hardware Finish Gold Tailpiece Bigsby® B70 Tuning Machines Die-Cast Pickguard Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch® and Electromatic® Logos Control Knobs G-Arrow Switch Tip Gold
Bridge Pickup Black Top Broad’Tron™ Middle Pickup N/A Neck Pickup Black Top Broad'Tron™ Pickup Color Gold 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 Special Electronics N/A Pickup Configuration HH