G5655T Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby®, Casino Gold
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.
- 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
- Nickel hardware
Body Back - Arched Laminated Maple
Body Binding - Aged White with B/AW/B Purfling
Body Shape - Center Block Jr.
Body Top - Arched Laminated Maple
Bridge - Anchored Adjusto-Matic™
Bridge Cover/Tailpiece - Bigsby®-Licensed B70 Vibrato
Bridge Pickup - Black Top Broad’Tron™
Controls - Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Fingerboard Radius - 12" (305 mm)
Lower Bout - 13.46" (341.88 mm)
Neck Construction - Set-Neck
Neck Pickup - Black Top Broad'Tron™
Nut Material - Graph Tech® NuBone®
Nut Width - 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Pickguard - Silver Plexi w/ Black Gretsch® & Electromatic® Logos
Pickup Configuration - Broad'Tron™ / Broad'Tron™
Pickup Switching - 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Position Inlays - Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
Scale Length - 24.6" (625 mm)
Series - Electromatic® Collection
String Nut - Graph Tech® NuBone®
Strings - Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Tuning Machines - Die-Cast
Upper Bout - 10.5" (267 mm)
Waist - 8.625" (219.08 mm)