With innovation at its core, the all-new G9221 Bobtail Steel will impress your audience with its sweet quality of tone at cutting volumes. Incorporating a special combination of an all-steel body with our renowned Gretsch Ampli-Sonic™ “Spider” cone diaphragm of 99 percent pure aluminum, the Bobtail Steel offers a new tonal signature for your musical creations. Other features include a round mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, Grover Sta-Tite machine heads and Fishman Nashville pickup.
Body Shape: Resonator
Bracing: Neck Stick
F Holes Sound Holes: "F" Holes
Body Depth: 3.5" (89 mm)
Body Length: 18.87" (479 mm)
Body Width Upper Bout: 9.875" (251 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout: 14.125" (359 mm)
Neck Shape: Medium "V"
Number of Frets: 19 (12 to Body)
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Aged Pearloid Dots
Fingerboard Radius: 15.75" (400 mm)
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Semi-Gloss Honey Mahogany Stain
Nut Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Scale Length: 25" (635 mm)
Hardware Finish: Steel
Bridge: Spider - Fishman® Nashville
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
String Nut: Bone
Strings: D'Addario® EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauges)
Unique Features: Fishman® Nashville Resophonic Pickup; Gretsch Ampli-Sonic™ Spider Resonator Cone and Bridge; Nickel-Plated Poinsettia Design Cover-Plate; 1930's Gretsch Headstock with Aged Pearloid Face.