Alive and loud, Electromatic® Center Block Jr. guitars are designed for that pure and powerful Gretsch® sound at high volume. Painstakingly crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability, these all-new models deliver the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart for decades. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
The G5655TG Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware features a smaller-sized body with a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort.
Offering excellent playability, the 12”-radius laurel fingerboard hosts 22 medium jumbo frets and NeoClassic™ thumbnail inlays. Its dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups deliver bold, dynamic and articulate tone with enhanced sonic punch.
This guitar boasts stage-stealing style with three stunning finishes—Azure Metallic, Cadillac Green and Orange Stain—and gleaming gold hardware, including the Bigsby® B70 vibrato tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and G-arrow knobs.
|Series||Gretsch® Electromatic® Collection|
|Body Shape||Electromatic® Center Block|
|Body Material||Laminated Maple|
|Body Binding||Aged White with B/AW/B Purfling|
|Body Depth||1.75" (44.45 mm)|
|Neck Finish||Gloss Urethane|
|Neck Shape||Thin "U"|
|Neck Binding||Aged White|
|Fingerboard Radius||12" (305 mm)|
|Number of Frets||22|
|Fret Size||Medium Jumbo|
|Nut Width||1.6875" (42.86 mm)|
|Position Inlays||Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail|
|Bridge Pickup||Black Top Broad’Tron™|
|Neck Pickup||Black Top Broad'Tron™|
|Controls||Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Switching||3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup|
|Tuning Machines||Die-Cast, Gold|
|Pickguard||Gold Plexi w/ Black Gretsch Logo|
|Strings||NPS, .010-.046 Gauges|