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Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo “G” Cutout Tailpiece TV Jones Firebird Red made in JAPAN

Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo “G” Cutout Tailpiece TV Jones Firebird Red made in JAPAN

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Description

The legendary guitar is back for a limited time! G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird!


The "G6119 Bill Bo Jupiter Thunderbird" is based on a guitar that was created in 1959 as an idea by Bo Diddley.


The G6199 Bill-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird is a guitar that Billy loved so much that he gave it to his friend Billy Gibbons as a gift, so he re-produced it to take with him on tour.


This time, it has been revived as a special model to commemorate Gretsch's 140th anniversary in limited quantities.


The sound produced by Chambered's maple/mahogany body and TV Jones Power'Tron pickups is truly rock'n'roll!


The sound that combines power and air is a must-hear.




Billy F. Gibbons says


Bo gave me a guitar a while back.


When he was recording ZZ Top, he and his engineer went through a storage room for guitars and found the guitar that he thought was the one.


I thought it would be dangerous to use such a rare guitar for recording, so I created this replica model with specs that I liked.


Now it has grown into a groovy guitar that can be used on the main stage.


Major features


・Special “Jupiter Thunderbird” body


・Maple top, chambered mahogany body back


・Equipped with two TV Jones Power’Tron pickups


・G cutout tailpiece


・Pinned adjustable matic bridge


・Schaller Straplocks


・Deluxe hard shell case included


Product Specifications

Body Top Material Laminated Maple

Body Back Material Mahogany

Body Finish Gloss Urethane

Neck Mahogany,

Neck Finish Gloss Urethane

Fingerboard Rosewood, 12” (305 mm)

Frets 22, Vintage Small

Position Inlays Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail (Rosewood)

Nut (Material/Width) Synthetic Bone, 1.6875” (42.86 mm)

Tuning Machines Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast

Scale Length 24.6” (625 mm)

Bridge Adjusto-Matic with Pinned Ebony Base

Pickguard 1-Ply Black

Pickups TV Jones Power’Tron Plus (Bridge), TV Jones Power’Tron (Neck)

Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle

Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone

Control Knobs G-Arrow

Hardware Finish Chrome

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