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Gretsch Body Snatchers
In April 2010 hundreds of vintage Gretsch guitar bodies were discovered in a Nashville warehouse. GDPers quickly jumped on the find to make their own ...
Gretsch ukeleles, banjos and other oddities
Gretsch made and sold a lot of instruments that wren't guitars. In fact, in the early days of the company, guitars were barely a blip. ...
Just what do Gretsch's model numbers mean? A lot, but not very logically. Understanding the Gretsch model numbers goes a long way toward understanding what features a modern-era Gretsch possesses, once you can decode the code.
Convert your stock Sta-Tites to modern locking tuners while retaining the vintage look with this step-by-step guide.
So you've decided you might want a Gretsch, but you're not familiar with Gretsch model names and features, pickups, components, and assorted unique Gretsch idiosyncrasies. We can help. We really can.
Reading the Gretsch Pages doesn't take a secret decoder ring, but sometimes it can feel like it does. Some acronyms and terms you'll find around here are Gretsch-specific, others relate to technology. Either way, here's your secret decoder ring...
Your guitar comes with a whole panoply of features that should be able to tweak to get it into shape, and most of these adjustments can be made with nothing more than a screwdriver, a little care, and some patience. Find out how...
The purpose of this article is to describe current (and very recent) Country Club models for the convenience of shoppers, dreamers, and spec-fanatics. It focuses on the 2005-07 line.
"Which Gretsch is right for me?" It's a common question, and a devilishly difficult one to answer. The short answer? The one you like and can afford. The long answer is a bit more involved, and tends to lead to still more questions...
The Elliot Easton White Tiki is one of the more interesting could-have-beens in Gretsch history.
Added 1951 catalog to the Memorabilia section.
A couple of neat new things on the site might be easy to overlook.
From its beginning back in 1995, the Gretsch Pages has sought to be the largest, most comprehensive resource on Gretsch guitars anywhere. About five years ago I realized I was going to hit a wall. The site was simply becoming too large and unwieldy for one person to maintain, let alone add much of anything new. Eventually my prediction hit. Hard.