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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.

Its features include a striking semi-hollow body, three-piece rock maple neck, ebony fingerboard with pearl dot 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.


Brand Gretsch
ModelG6138 Bo Diddley
Finish ColorFirebird Red
Finish TypeGloss Urethane
Weight7.48 lbs.
Body WoodLaminated Maple
Neck WoodMahogany
Neck Dimensions.820 1st - .930 9th
Scale Length25.5"
Fingerboard Radius12"
Fingerboard InlaysWhite Pearloid Dots
Nut MaterialSynthetic Bone
Pickups2 High-Sensitive Filter'Trons
Controls2 Volumes, 1 Tone, 3-Way
BridgeAdjusto-Matic with Pinned Rosewood Base
TailpieceGretsch G-Cutout
TunersGrover Rotomatic Die-Cast
CaseBlack Hardshell Case

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