Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Falcon Center-Block Double Cut-Away

By February 6, 20132013, New Release
Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Center-Block Falcon

The Gretsch Professional Collection introduces an innovative new version of the venerable Falcon design with the arrival of the G6139T-CBDC Falcon Center-Block Double Cut-Away guitar. It features a beautiful 1 ¾”-deep double-cutaway three-ply maple body with a 16″ lower bout, arched top and back, multi-ply sparkle appointments and oversized f holes. The centerpiece of the model is a long spruce center block.

Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Center-Block Falcon Black

Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Center-Block Falcon

The center block runs the entire length of the body and imparts several sonic advantages. First, it minimizes body-resonant feedback and enables a more “high gain-friendly” performance. Second, it’s made of spruce, which produces a spirited, lively tone. Third, the center block itself is chambered at the lower bout to minimize weight. Fourth, the pinned wood bridge base extends over the sides of the center block about 5/8″ on either side, transferring string-vibration energy to the two f-hole-vented body chambers to produce a rich and full-bodied tone.

Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Falcon Center-Block Double Cut-Away features:

  • Series: Professional Collection
  • Body Material: 3-Ply Maple, Arched Top & Back
  • Body Shape: Falcon
  • Body Back: Arched Maple
  • Body Sides: Maple
  • Body Top: Arched Maple
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane, Gloss Urethane
  • Bracing: Spruce Center-Block
  • F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized F-Holes
  • Body Depth: 1.75″ (44.45 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Neo-Classic “Thumbnail”
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Nut Width: 1.68″ (42.67 mm)
  • Scale Length: 24.6″ (625 mm)
  • Headstock: “V” Shaped with Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch Logo
  • Pickup Configuration: H/H
  • Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter’Tron
  • Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter’Tron
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Bridge: Adjusto-Matic with PINNED Ebony Base
  • Bridge Cover: Bigsby B6G Vibrato Tailpiece w/ Gretsch® Logo
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Imperial
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Colours: White, Black

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