G6138 Bo Diddley, Ebony Fingerboard, Firebird Red

Model: 2410102815

Bo Diddley rocked fans with his sterling chops, electrifying showmanship and outrageous guitars for more than 50 years. The G6138 is a faithful reproduction of the famous rectangular guitar Gretsch® built especially for him in 1958. Features include a striking semi-hollow body, three-piece rock maple neck, ebony fingerboard with dot pearl inlays, 1957-style headstock, dual High Sensitive Filter’Tron™ humbucking pickups, Adjusto-Matic™ bridge, “G”-cutout tailpiece, gold hardware and special Bo Diddley signature truss rod cover.


Model Name: G6138 Bo Diddley, Ebony Fingerboard, Firebird Red
Model Number: 2410102815
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $3179.00
Color: Firebird Red


Body Shape: Bo Diddley
Body Material: Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane


Neck Material: Rock Maple
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot


Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
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: HH


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


Strings: NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
Unique Features: Bo Diddley Signature on Trussrod Cover, Pearloid Dot Position Inlays, Body Binding, Inlaid Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: JP
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.