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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 G5655T Electromatic Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® features a smaller-sized body with a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort. A lower set maple neck offers effortless access and performance, while the 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays offers excellent playability.
Its dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups deliver bold, dynamic and articulate tone with enhanced sonic punch. The combination of individual pickup volume controls, master tone and master volume with treble bleed circuit allows you to flexibly harness this instrument’s sonic power.
Boasting stage-stealing style, the G5655T is available in Casino Gold, Dark Cherry Metallic or Jade Grey Metallic with a silver pickguard and nickel hardware, including the Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and G-arrow knobs.
|Body Shape||Center Block Jr.|
|Body Material||Laminated Maple|
|Body Binding||Aged White with B/AW/B Purfling|
|Body Back||Arched Laminated Maple|
|Body Top||Arched Laminated Maple|
|Body Depth||1.75" (44.45 mm)|
|Neck Shape||Thin "U"|
|Neck Binding||Aged White|
|Scale Length||24.6" (625 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius||12" (305 mm)|
|Number of Frets||22|
|Fret Size||Medium Jumbo|
|Nut Material||Graph Tech® NuBone®|
|Nut Width||1.685" (42.8 mm)|
|Position Inlays||Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail|
|Bridge Pickup||Black Top Broad’Tron™|
|Neck Pickup||Black Top Broad'Tron™|
|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|
|Pickup Configuration||Broad'Tron™ / Broad'Tron™|
|Tailpiece||Bigsby®-Licensed B70 Vibrato|
|Pickguard||Silver Plexi w/ Black Gretsch® & Electromatic® Logos|
|Strings||Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)|
|Strap Buttons||Gretsch® Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs|
|Case/Gig Bag||Optional: Gig Bag 0996460000 / Hardshell Case 0996412000|