Modern Gretsch Guitars

53 VS jet electronics


Does anyone know if the 53 jet reissue has the no-load tone pot like the VS hollowbodies have?


I have one, and I can't say. It does have a treble-bleed circuit, though, and it's very consistent throughout its range.


Are the no load tone pots specific to the knob with a detent, like on the players edition models?

I have a Vintage Select 53 Duo Jet as well as a Chet Atkins 55 Vintage Select and neither of them have the “no load” feature, at least that I’m aware of.

I am a fan of the treble bleed though. I didn’t like it at all on the strat I once owned but, it’s completely different on the Gretsch(s).

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