Duane Eddy Gretsch

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Re: Duane Eddy Gretsch

Postby Roger Hardin » Thu May 19, 2011 10:15 pm

Thanks Norm for posting that. Those holes are the best Bigsby mod I have seen yet
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Re: Duane Eddy Gretsch

Postby thenorm » Fri May 20, 2011 1:56 am

This is another of Paul's photos

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Mine is not so nicely chamfered but it still works well. I'd reccomend it in a heartbeat. Certainly makes changing strings a lot easier
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Re: Duane Eddy Gretsch

Postby stan surman » Sat May 21, 2011 6:08 pm

Of the hundreds of photos I have of Chet, and of the many more that I have seen, I 've never seen a picture of Chet with a 1957 6120 Gretsch. Since this was only the third variation of the 6120 I'm sure Gretsch sent him one. I believe the reason for this mignt be because he favored his 1956 stereo and the new Country Gent at the end of that year. If any one has a photo of Chet with that guitar , I for one would sure like to see it.Stan.
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Re: Duane Eddy Gretsch

Postby Vidar Lund » Mon May 23, 2011 3:39 am

Richard, I agree that Duane and Gretsch belongs together. But he doesn´t sound bad on his Dynasonic Guild either?:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqpTBwDH ... re=related
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Re: Duane Eddy Gretsch

Postby Richard Hudson » Mon May 23, 2011 8:30 am

Vidar, the Guild did sound good. Duane liked the Guild for live performance, but in his recordings he always used his original 6120.
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