Gretsch G5715 Electromatic Lap Steel in Black Sparkle
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Gretsch G5715 Electromatic Lap Steel, Black Sparkle

by Gretsch
Need another element to your blues or country band or just simply something different to learn? The Gretsch G5715 Electromatic Lapsteel is ..

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£369.00

Overview

Need another element to your blues or country band or just simply something different to learn?

The Gretsch G5715 Electromatic Lapsteel is an affordable piece of kit and a great introduction to the amazing world of lapsteel playing. Master vibrato, mute, slide or picking on this awesome versatile instrument. Using a multiple of tunings this instrument will really add dimension to your songs.

You can play the Gretsch G5715 Electromatic Lapsteel through your electric guitar amp and use your FX pedals alongside, to create some crazy and other worldy sonic soundscapes or simply learn a blues slide in a completely different way.

Sparkle Finish, Sparkle Sound

Finished in Black sparkle, with chrome plated hardware and an Art Deco control plate in durable plastic emphasies the classic vintage look of this great instrument. The circle, triangle, square and diamond position markers are there to help you navigate your way around the 28 fret, 22.5" scale length fretboard.

A Mahogany solid body and a string through body design creates a fluid, atomspheric sustain, mixed with a light warm tone, which not only lends itself to traditional Hawaiian music but also to blues and country styles too, offering up a whole universe of creative playing.

Body & Bridge

  • Model Name: G5715 Electromatic Lap Steel, Black Sparkle
  • Model Number: 2515902518
  • Series: Gretsch Electromatic Collection
  • Colour: Black Sparkle
  • Body Shape: Lap Steel
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Body Back: Mahogany
  • Body Top: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Chrome-Plated Cast Zinc

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: NA
  • Scale Length: 22.5" (572 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 28
  • String Nut: Aluminum
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Neck Plate: NA
  • Neck Finish: Plastic
  • Fingerboard: Plastic
  • Position Inlays: Circle, Triangle, Square and Diamond

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Single-Coil
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup Switching: None
  • Pickup Configuration: Single Pickup
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Pickguard: None
  • Control Knobs: G-Arrow
  • Strings: Fender USA 250H NPS Ball End 12-52

Specification

SKU41754
Weight (kg)2.7700
MPN2515902518
Warranty2 years
Number Of Strings6 string
Right / Left-Handedright handed

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