Gretsch G199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird, Electric Guitar, Red (Pre-Owned)

Gretsch G199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird, Electric Guitar, Red (Pre-Owned)

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There are few guitars in Rock and Roll that are as damn cool as the Gretsch Billy-Bo! this is 21st century take on the elusive Gretsch Jupiter Thunderbird and is based on Guitar given to Billy F. Gibbons by Bo Diddley many years ago, hence the name, Billy-Bo! This guitar is in excellent condition and puts out a crystalline tone that is familiar to Gretsch fans due to it's chambered body, but with more bite and snap!.


  • Gretsch G199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird, Electric Guitar, Red (Pre-Owned)

    There are few guitars in Rock & Roll that are as damn cool as the Gretsch Billy-Bo! this is 21st century take on the elusive Gretsch Jupiter Thunderbird & is based on Guitar given to Billy F. Gibbons by Bo Diddley many years ago, hence the name, Billy-Bo! This guitar is in excellent condition & puts out a crystalline tone that is familiar to Gretsch fans due to it's chambered body, but with more bite & snap!

    Main Features

    • Model - Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo Thunderbird Jupiter
    • Colour - Red
    • Serial - JT09052182
    • Weight - 7lb 9oz
    • Yer - 2009
    • Case - Original Gretsch Hardshell Case
    • Condition - Excellent +
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    Gretsch G199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Specifications
    Body Material: Maple
    Body Shape: Other Inches
    Body Top: Laminated Maple
    Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
    Number of Frets: 22
    Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail Inches
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Neck Material: Mahogany
    Nut Width: 1.6875 Inches (42.8 mm)
    Scale Length: 24.6 Inches (625 mm)
    Pickup Configuration: HH
    Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® PowerTron™ Plus
    Neck Pickup: TV Jones® PowerTron™ Plus
    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: Chrome
    Bridge: Adjusto-Matic™ with pinned Ebony Base
    Bridge Cover: Gretsch® G-Cutout Tailpiece
    Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Unique Features: Neo Classic Thumbnail Inches Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Multiple Aged Body Bindings, Black Plexi Pickguard, Schaller® Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod

    All our pre-owned guitars and basses are sold freshly set-up & fully serviced in our state-of-the-art guitar workshop. The pre-sale service includes a 21 point check, including:
    • brand new strings
    • action
    • electronic components
    • neck angle and truss rod adjustment
    • hardware
    • fretwork
    • clean and condition inc. Fretboard
    • saddle/bridge height, radius, intonation
    • nut
    The Absolute multi point pre sales service & set-up is free with every pre-owned guitar. Also included is a 12 month warranty*. We provide a 7 day no-quibble money back guarantee on all our used instruments, so you can buy with confidence.
    More images are available on request. For more information*, call the guitar department on 01202 597 180 or e-mail at [email protected]

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    Brand Gretsch
    Condition Pre-owned

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