Modern Gretsch Guitars

I wonder who is building these Billy Bo’s for Redd Kross

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As I was clicking away on youtube I found this, its a pretty cool Billy Bo. Bare bones and simple, it does the job. I'm digging the purple colour too! the one pickup deal very cool. I'm still searching for a Billy up here in Canada, hopefully someday I will run into one.

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Looks like it could be Gretsch but I've no idea if it is legit.

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I’m sure that it isn’t legit but it does look cool!

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Martin Gore has a guy who makes him fake (but high end) Gretches. Wonder if it’s the same guy?

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Martin Gore has a guy who makes him fake (but high end) Gretches. Wonder if it’s the same guy?

– jalexanderdixon

Perhaps

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Re: The Martin Gore guitars.

That would be the 'Knight' brothers but as far as I know they label their Gretsch copies with their own name these days.

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There's a gentleman on the other Gretsch forum that builds a Billy Bo inspired guitar. Looks pretty sweet to me!

http://www.gretsch-talk.com...

– Bluecap

That's David aka Englishman. He's done quite a few builds and does good work.

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Its great to see Red Kross are still around. I was into them back in 90s. I saw them live opening for Blind Melon in dinky Lee's Palace.

I too would like to get real Billy Bo. I tried one once at L&M in Toronto. It was priced at over $3k so I passed. But it was an amazing instrument. Might have been a custom shop. No idea.

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I'd love a BillyBo with a birdseye top stained semi-matte coagulated blood in a way that the figure would still come through. With TArmonds and a bigsby.

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Looks real to me but it's hard to tell from the video.


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