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Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Hollow Body Short Scale Bass Transparent Red

SKU 08GRE009
by Gretsch
Original price $ 1,099.99 - Original price $ 1,099.99
Original price
$ 1,099.99
$ 1,099.99 - $ 1,099.99
Current price $ 1,099.99

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.


Product Specs


Model Name: G5442BDC Electromatic® Hollow Body 30.3"" Short Scale Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Transparent Red
Model Number: 2518002515
Series: Electromatic®
Color: Transparent Red
Orientation: Right-Hand


Headstock: Early '50s Gretsch
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard Radius: 12"" (305 mm)
Position Inlays: Pearloid Hump Block
Number of Frets: 22
String Nut: Delrin®
Nut Width: 1.6” (40.6 mm)
Nut Material: Delrin®
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Scale Length: 30.25"" (768 mm)


Body: 5-Ply Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Body Shape: Electromatic® Bass
Body Top: 5-Ply Arched Maple
Bracing: Sound Post


Bridge: Adjusto-Matic™ with Secured Rosewood Base
Control Knobs: G-Arrow
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.100 Gauges)


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

Additional Info

Case/Gig Bag: Optional G6299 Gretsch® Short Scale Bass Hardshell (p/n 099-6409-000)