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G5442BDC Electromatic® Hollow Body Short Scale Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Transparent Red

Model: 2518002515

The G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short-Scale Bass is a stylishly seismic Gretsch® bass guitar with a comfortably short 30 1/4" scale and armed with two powerful “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ humbucking bass pickups that endow it with an electrifying deep-end voice and sonic identity.

The double-cutaway hollow and bound body resonates with full bass tone and balance, and features sound post bracing and elegantly bound F Holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and hump-block pearloid inlays, three-position pickup switch, classic “G-Arrow" control knobs, rosewood-based four-saddle Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and “G”-cutout tailpiece. Available in Black and Red.

General

Model Name: G5442BDC Electromatic® Hollow Body Short Scale Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Transparent Red
Model Number: 2518002515
Series: Gretsch® Electromatic Collection
MSRP: $1299.00
Color: Transparent Red

Body

Body Shape: Electromatic® Bass
Body Material: 5-Ply Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane

Neck

Neck Material: Maple
Scale Length: 30.25" (768 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Delrin®
Nut Width: 1.6” (40.6 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Position Inlays: Hump-Block

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron™
Neck Pickup: Black Top Filter'Tron™
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: HH

Hardware

Bridge: Rosewood-Based 4-Saddle Adjusto-Matic™
Tuning Machines: Gotoh® Die-Cast
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: None
Control Knobs: G-Arrow

Miscellaneous

Strings: NPS, .040-.095 Gauges
Unique Features: Hump-Block Fingerboard Inlays, Bound Body Top and Back, Bound Sound Holes and Fingerboard, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod, "G" Cutout Tailpiece
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.