Gretsch G2655 Streamliner Junior Single Barrel Stain
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Manufacturer's ID: 2806500593
What we say:
The Streamliner range is a collection of ultra-affordable Gretsch models that don’t hold back on all the amazing details and styling that make Gretsch such a mesmerising brand! These guitars have specially designed pickups, fully ‘Gretsch’ block fingerboard inlays, cool finishes and a very easy playability to ensure they end up in the hands of gigging players everywhere.
This ‘Junior’ model Gretsch has a scaled-down body but retains all of that signature Gretsch charm! This guitar follows a popular current trend of major manufacturers offering downsized semi acoustic guitars. This makes them more portable and perhaps easier to handle.
It may be worth noting that this is most definitely a full-sized instrument: the scale length of the neck is 24.75” so this is not a 3/4 size guitar or anything like it, it is just a guitar with a smaller body.
In the case of this Gretsch, there is plenty to like. High output humbuckers and a solid centre block through the middle of the guitar mean that the G2655 Streamliner can handle high gain sounds as well as any guitar, despite the f-holes!
Gretsch have kept stylish details like Block inlays and a teardrop pickguard, fitting it all elegantly on the smaller-sized body. This model is finished in Single Barrel Stain and features a hard tail bridge.
The Gretsch G2655 gives you a concentrated dose of Gretsch swagger and playability in a pint-sized package that is sure to impress.
The secret to the Streamliner’s sound is twofold—the Broad’Tron™ BT-2S humbucking pickup and the spruce center block. Designed specifically for the Streamliner Collection, the high-output Broad’Tron pickup spawns improved definition with tighter bass response for robust lows, pristine highs and a throaty midrange. A lightweight spruce center block runs the length of the body, reinforcing the top while eliminating undesirable feedback for volume-friendly performance on modern stages. The Streamliner’s sonic power is harnessed and shaped by the traditional control layout—neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control and three-way pickup switching. A fast-playing 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with elegant pearloid Big Block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets sits atop the white-bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile—ideal for chord work or fiery riffing. Enjoy rock-solid tuning stability courtesy of the stylish Gretsch V-Stoptail tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and synthetic bone nut.
All the classic eye-catching style you’ve come to expect from Gretsch is here—vintage-style black control knobs, enlarged F-holes for increased acoustic projection, elegant aged white binding with upgraded purfling, slick-looking nickel hardware, three-ply tortoise pickguard and arched laminated maple construction. Easy to play while rocking out thanks to its smaller body, the G2655 is a phenomenal instrument for the modern musician who wants to control the stage and the audience while standing out from the pack.
|Body Material||Laminated Maple|
|Upper Bout||10.625in (270mm)|
|Lower Bout||13.375in (340mm)|
|Neck||Nato, Thin "U"|
|Fingerboard||Laurel, 12in (305mm)|
|Frets||22, Medium Jumbo|
|Position Inlays||Pearloid Big Block|
|Nut||Synthetic Bone, 1.6875” (42.86 mm)|
|Tuning Machines||Die-Cast, Nickel|
|Scale Length||24.75in (629mm)|
|Pickups||Broad’Tron™ BT-2S (Bridge), Broad’Tron™ BT-2S (Neck)|
|Pickup Switching||3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup|
|Controls||Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Control knobs||Black Vintage Style|