Vintage Gretsch Guitars

This makes a pretty nice sound

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Dearmond 2000 and vintage hilotron. It'd be fun to try them with the positions reversed too as I quite like the crispness of a hilotron in the bridge position. They're pretty well balanced the same height-wise as two hilotrons.

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That's a good combo; the Dyna-lite wouldn't overwhelm the HiLo. Sound clip?

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cattywampus guitar but sound is all that matters

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Looks good but we need to hear it.

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cattywampus guitar but sound is all that matters

– jps1965

It would seem like cattywampus has negative connotations. I think this is a beautiful guitar. I restored it myself and it is configured how I like. I was trying this configuration because I stole the bridge hilotron off it to put on my Yamaha AE-1200S.

As to clips if I get around to unlimbering my recording apparatus and going through the various processes I will undoubtedly share the results. My internet computer and my recording computer are completely separate entities.

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I wonder if that combination would even edge a little closer to the Harrison Hi Lo sound of late 1964/early 65

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I think a Tennessean through a Vox would accomplish that pretty well.

This a 64 Club that would've had filtertrons, It didn't come with pickups. Certainly the right era. Because it has a string mute the bridge pickup is a little farther from the bridge which darkens it's sound a little.

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I love this very cool guitar. If it were mine, I try those T’Armond pickups I have kicking around here somewhere...only after I give this the current setup a chance.

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It would seem like cattywampus has negative connotations. I think this is a beautiful guitar. I restored it myself and it is configured how I like. I was trying this configuration because I stole the bridge hilotron off it to put on my Yamaha AE-1200S.

As to clips if I get around to unlimbering my recording apparatus and going through the various processes I will undoubtedly share the results. My internet computer and my recording computer are completely separate entities.

– Toxophilite

Bernie, I'm sorry I didn't me to offend. For me Caddy Green CC may be the coolest thing Gretsch made. I just meant that the bigsby looked crooked and the bone bridge, green mute, dyna and hilo are a unique and weird combo.

It's the sound that matters and I'm into cool, weird and cattywampus!

I look forward to hearing it.

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This a 64 Club that would've had filtertrons, It didn't come with pickups.

Electric guitars are so crippled without pickups. They really need them.

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This is an interesting pickup combo. I’m curious to hear more about it.

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This a 64 Club that would've had filtertrons, It didn't come with pickups.

Electric guitars are so crippled without pickups. They really need them.

– Proteus

You mean them little boxes?

Heck I thought them was where ya hide yer weed.

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You mean them little boxes?

Heck I thought them was where ya hide yer weed.

– tubwompus

I was just so glad to have something to hide those unsightly holes in the top!

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Bernie, I'm sorry I didn't me to offend. For me Caddy Green CC may be the coolest thing Gretsch made. I just meant that the bigsby looked crooked and the bone bridge, green mute, dyna and hilo are a unique and weird combo.

It's the sound that matters and I'm into cool, weird and cattywampus!

I look forward to hearing it.

– jps1965

No problem. i tend to take pictures of things on angles so yes the bigsby does look crooked, however it isn't. I make and put those bridges on all my guitars. What you should've noticed was the THREE holes to mount the pickguard as I moved it around to my satisfaction with different pickup configurations..oops!


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