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Posted: June 29, 2012
The Gretsch Electromatic G5448T Double Jet made the cut on Music Radar’s Six Of The Best: Retro-style guitars, amps and basses list.
“Paying tribute to the Gretsch Duo Jet, this Chinese-made Bigsby-equipped retro rocker has tones to match its sparkling looks,” said MusicRadar.
Click here to see what else made it on to MusicRadar’s list.
Posted: June 18, 2012
Guitar Player magazine Editor-In-Chief Michael Molenda reviewed a Gretsch G5022CE Rancher in the magazine’s July issue, honoring it with the Guitar Player Editors’ Pick award.
“The new G5022CE Rancher retains most of the awesome vibe, beauty, and tonal wonders of the much more expensive 2002 version,” said Molenda. “While adding some rock-and-roll stage worthiness with its access to the higher frets and a truly excellent Fishman Isys + preamp.”
He also said that the Rancher’s character is retained when plugged in.
“The G5022CE’s electronics are fabulous. The onboard tuner is extremely visible, and the guitar’s character is retained when amplified.”
Molenda’s final verdict said that the Rancher makes for a “versatile and stunning guitar that will inspire you to genius no matter what type of music you play.”
Get the July issue of Guitar Player here to read more on why the G5022CE Rancher got the magazine’s Editors’ Pick.
Posted: June 6, 2012
MusicRadar recently picked up a Gretsch G5013CE Rancher Jr and put it to the test.
“It’s a great little package,” said the website. “Little being the operative word; its compact size means it’s light and loads of fun to play standing up. Tonally, it’s bright and zingy, chiming out with big open chords and surprisingly loudly for such a diminutive body.”
“It’s the details that make Gretsch guitars unique,” said MusicRadar. “And the Rancher Jr is full of them, from the flawless binding and finish to the solid strap lock.
Visit MusicRadar.com to read the full review.
Posted: February 21, 2012
MusicRadar’s Ed Mitchell recently weighed in on the Gretsch Electromatic G5448T Double Jet.
“It’s gold, sparkly and still as cool as your granny’s mood when you wake her at 4am with AC/DC riffs,” writes Mitchell.
In a nutshell, Mitchell said the G5448T Double Jet offers “great build quality, playability and tone,” and that it’s “well worth the asking price.”
Read the full review at MusicRadar.com
Posted: February 7, 2012
The crew at MusicRadar was quite impressed by the Gretsch Electromatic G5435T Pro Jet, giving it four out of five stars in a recent review.
“The Pro Jet and Double Jet are perfect for Gretsch virgins seeking out great build, playability, tone and good looks,” wrote the website.
MusicRadar also said the guitar is a good way to get your hands on an affordable Gretsch and that it’s “a whole lot of very cool guitar for the money.”
Read the full review here.