$1000 Value - Only $685. This rarely played Gretsch G5031FT in a gorgeous Sunburst has upgraded Grover tuners ($90), a custom Gator case ($120), D'Addario Tuner ($20), a new set of Ernie Ball Strings in the case ($10), and a Gretsch Triangle Sound Hole Cover ($12).  Used it for 5 gigs and the project went belly up so it's been hanging around (literally) ever since. It plays beautifully with low action (really plays easy with no buzz at all). Comes with the truss rod tool and keys for the case. This Dreadnought Delivers Hotrod Electric Tone! FREE Shipping.

Anyone who regularly plays acoustic rock, blues, country, or even jazz will get a real kick out of the Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar. Part of Gretsch's Roots series, this instrument gives you the timeless acoustic sound of a mahogany dreadnought bolstered by the electrified punch of an iso-chamber-mounted Fideli'Tron pickup. As a result, you'll get both warm acoustic shine and electric-guitar punch from the G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought, making it a perfect choice for live playing and studio work as well. Deluxe tuners, gold-plated hardware, and beautiful binding and inlays as well all add up to make the G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought one mighty fine acoustic.

Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Unique acoustic-electric tone from the Fideli'Tron humbucking pickup
  • Premium tonewoods and craftsmanship deliver sweet sound and sustain
  • Take home a remarkable piece of Gretsch guitar history

Unique acoustic-electric tone from the Fideli'Tron humbucking pickup

Normally found on hot-rod electric guitars, the Fideli'Tron humbucker on the Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Rancher gives you a wide tonal range and aggressive output. It can sound sweet and clean at lower volume levels, but it's ready to get nice and dirty when you turn your volume knob up and hit your amp harder. For an exceptionally rich sound when recording, try treating the pickup signal to an amplifier or amp modeling plug-in, and blend that signal in with the mic'd acoustic sound.

Premium tonewoods and craftsmanship deliver sweet sound and sustain

Sweetwater customers often ask their Sales Engineers why two guitars with the same tonewoods sound nothing alike, and the answer often comes down to the construction. In the case of the G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought, Gretsch reinforced the solid spruce top with scalloped X bracing, a premium touch that enhances the projection and tonal balance while minimizing the vibration dampening of the G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought's solid spruce top, providing you with singing sustain. And the rosewood bridge features compensated saddles, for optimum intonation and tuning performance. With extra care like this, you can tell that the G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought was made to be played for a lifetime.

Take home a remarkable piece of Gretsch guitar history

While most of the Gretsch guitars you see at Sweetwater are hollowbody electric guitars, Gretsch has been producing top-notch acoustic guitars longer than most of us have been alive. The G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Rancher pays homage to the distinctive Rancher guitars from the early '50s, retaining their iconic triangular soundhole and priced so that anyone can enjoy this piece of Gretsch's history. Whether you're a performing artist or just want a great vacation guitar, you'll love the classic vibe you get from the Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Rancher.

Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:

  • Unique dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar, based on classic Rancher guitars from the '50s
  • Tap into a wide range of articulate plugged-in tone with the Fideli'Tron humbucking pickup
  • Unique pickguard and triangular soundhole creates a classic eye-catching look
  • Scalloped X-bracing and arched spruce top enhances projection and tonal balance
  • Compensated saddles help optimize intonation and tuning performance

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Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Acoustic/Electric

  • Product Code: Gretsch G5031FT Rancher Dreadnought Acoustic/Electric
  • $685.00


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