Live and loud, Electromatic® Center Block Jr. guitars are designed for that pure and powerful Gretsch® sound at high volume. Painstakingly crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability, these all-new models deliver the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart for decades. It’s the sound of honor itself—play proud.
The G5655TG Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware features a smaller-sized body with a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort.
Offering excellent playability, the 12”-radius laurel fingerboard hosts 22 medium jumbo frets and NeoClassic™ thumbnail inlays. Its dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups deliver bold, dynamic and articulate tone with enhanced sonic punch.
This guitar boasts stage-stealing style with five stunning finishes—Aspen Green, Azure Metallic, Black Gold, Cadillac Green and Orange Stain—and gleaming gold pickguards and hardware, including the Bigsby® B70 vibrato tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and G-arrow knobs.
- Slightly smaller 14” single-cutaway maple body with a chambered spruce center block
- Lower set maple neck for effortless access and performance
- 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays
- Dual Black Top Broad’Tron™ humbucking pickups
- Master volume with treble bleed circuit, master tone and individual pickup controls
- Bigsby® B70 vibrato tailpiece
- Anchored Adjusto-Matic™ bridge
- Graph Tech® NuBone® nut
- Gold hardware
- Model Name: Gretsch G5655TG Electromatic CB Jr, Orange Stain
- Model Code: 2509700512
- Collection: Electromatic
- Body Material: Laminated Maple
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Centre Block: Lightweight Spruce
- Colour: Orange Stain
- Upper Bout: 10.5"
- Lower Bout: 13.5"
- Waist: 8.625"
Neck and Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Profile: Thin "U"
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Fingerboard Material: Laurel
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- No. of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
- Scale Length: 24.6"
Hardware and Electronics
- Nut Material: GraphTech NuBone
- Nut Width: 1.6875"
- Tuning Machines: Die-Cast Gold
- Bridge: Anchored Adjusto-Matic
- Tailpiece: Bigsby B70
- Pickguard: Gold Plexi w/Black Gretsch Logo
- Bridge Pickup: Black Top Broad'Tron (Bridge)
- Neck Pickup: Black Top Broad'Tron (Neck)
- Pickup Switch: 3-Position Toggle
- Switching: 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: G-Arrow
- Hardware Colour: Gold
- Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .010 - .046 Gauges