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G6199 Billy Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Firebird Red, "G" Cutout Tailpiece

Model: 2410516815

Musical mad scientists Billy Gibbons and Bo Diddley put their heads together for this over-the-top bass, the “Billy-Bo” Jupiter Thunderbird. Its look is out of this world, and its versatile sound ranges from down and dirty to mellow as Sunday morning. Special features include TV Jones® Thunder’Tron™ pickups, Space Control™ bridge and Gotoh® tuners.

General

Model Name: G6199 Billy Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Firebird Red, "G" Cutout Tailpiece
Model Number: 2410516815
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $3599.00
Color: Firebird Red

Body

Body Shape: Billy-Bo
Body Material: Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane

Neck

Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
Scale Length: 30.3" (770 mm)
Number of Frets: 24
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass
Neck Pickup: TV Jones® Thunder'Tron™ Bass
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: SS

Hardware

Bridge: Rosewood-Based Space Control™ Bridge
Tuning Machines: Gotoh® Cast/Sealed Locking
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: Black
Control Knobs: G-Arrow

Miscellaneous

Strings: NPS, Gauges .045-.105
Unique Features: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Black Plexi Pickguard, Schaller® Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: Includes G6285 Hardshell Case
NOTICE REGARDING USE OF HISTORIC PATENT NUMBERS/MARKINGS: Some GRETSCH® products are intentional recreations or reissues of vintage guitars and guitar components, and may therefore incorporate markings or text associated with original patents that have since expired. Specific examples of such models include patent numbers on certain FILTER'TRON™ pickups and patent numbers on BIGSBY® tailpieces. Such markings are included only for the sake of historical accuracy, and are not intended to denote or imply live patents or ongoing patent protection.