Gretsch G6199TW Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Western Orange Fuller's Exclusive
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Serial number JT23072821 Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz
Rock luminaries Billy F Gibbons and Bo Diddley have joined forces to bring you a 21st-century version of the elusive Gretsch® Jupiter Thunderbird now dubbed the Billy-Bo which was designed in '59 by the talented Bo Diddley himself!
"Some time ago, Bo gave me the guitar as a gift. It was during the recent ZZ Top recordings, when the engineering crew and I snaked through the guitar vault searching for that certain-something guitar, and there it was! We didn't risk subjecting such a rare instrument to the rigors of the road. So this new reproduction model was recreated with some BFG mojo thrown in for good measure. It's now the main stage guitar with a groove." - Billy F Gibbons.
This is a Gretsch Special Run of 32 guitars in the Western Orange color scheme made exclusively for Fuller's Guitar in 2023. Included in the case is a certificate of authenticity, gold strap locks, case keys, Gretsch OK card, warranty card.
Model Name: G6199TW Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Western Orange
Model Number: 2400519822
Series: Professional Collection
Body Shape: Jupiter Thunderbird
Body Top: Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane Body Finish
Number of Frets: 22
Position Inlays: Western Inlays
Neck Material: Mahogany
Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
Scale Length: 24.6" (62.5 cm)
Pickup Configuration: H/H
Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® Power'Tron™ Plus Bridge Pickup
Neck Pickup: TV Jones® Power'Tron™ Plus Neck Pickup
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: Pinned Rosewood-Based Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge
Vibrato: Bigsby® Vibrato
Tuning Machines: Grover Open Back Tuners
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Strap Locks: Schaller® Strap Lock System
Control Knobs: "G" Arrow Knobs
Unique Features: Western Orange Top, "G" Brand, Cream Binding, Western Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard, Headstock and Body Bindings, Multiple Body Bindings, Black Pickguard, Schaller® Straplocks, Adjustable Truss Rod
Case: Deluxe G6276 Hardshell
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