US Black Friday guitar deal: Save $150 on the Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollowbody electric guitar

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There are few guitars classier than Gretsch hollowbodies, and now you can snag the excellent G5420T for a bargain price.

Musician’s Friend is listing this Electromatic model for $749 - $150 off its original $899 price.

That’s a killer deal given the performance from this beauty, which comes equipped with Black Top Filter’tron humbuckers and a Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece.

As we noted in our review: “For a whole host of older-genre styles, from the obvious rock 'n' roll and rockabilly through to much rootsier swampier voices that love a little 'hair' or outright grunt and grunge, it's hard to think of a guitar that is better suited.”

Bear in mind, however, that this deal is just on white and black finishes of the model - judging from Gretsch’s website, those colors have since been discontinued, which could explain the discount. There are no complaints from us, though: they sure look purdy…