Gretsch G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™ Ebony Fingerboard Natural

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Gretsch G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™ Ebony Fingerboard Natural

Gretsch honors the late Malcolm Young, whose rock-solid rhythm guitar swagger and songwriting provided the unshakable foundation for monumental rock titans AC/DC.

The G6131-MY pays homage to Young’s famously battle-hardened Gretsch Jet. Nicknamed “The Beast,” Malcolm certainly made the instrument his own, not least by removing two of the three pickups, stripping away the finish, and pounding out some of the hardest and most memorable rhythms the world has heard.

This models features the essential hallmarks of one of rock’s most iconic instruments including “DIY” pickup routes with simulated screw holes, chrome switch plugs, Space-Control™ bridge and ‘60s-style tailpiece. Open-cavity thunder roars from the thin-skin satin finished chambered mahogany body and is magnified by a high-output TV Jones® Power’Tron™ pickup.

Malcolm Young’s fiery rock ‘n’ roll spirit lives on through AC/DC’s enduringly timeless music, and it is Gretsch’s great privilege to pay fitting tribute to him with a finely crafted instrument bearing his name.

  • “DIY” pickup routes with simulated screw holes
  • Chrome switch plugs
  • TV Jones® Power’Tron™ bridge pickup
  • Double-cutaway chambered mahogany body with maple top
  • Aged-white binding
  • Bound ebony fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and Neo-Classic™ thumbnails
  • Gretsch ‘60s Jet™ tailpiece
  • Space-Control™ bridge, bone nut and Schaller® die-cast tuners
  • Available in Aged Natural stain with black back and sides
  • Thin-skin semi-gloss finish for a true “tour-worn” feel
Body TypeSolid Body
Top WoodMaple
Body WoodChambered Mahogany
Finish TypeSemi-Gloss
Finish ColorNatural
Back FinishSemi-Gloss Black
BindingAged White Binding on Body and Neck
Neck WoodMahogany
Neck CarveStandard "U"
Scale Length24.6" (625 mm)
Neck Radius12" (305 mm)
Frets22 - Jumbo
Nut Width1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Neck FinishSemi-Gloss Black
InlaysNeo-Classic™ Thumbnail
Bridge PickupTV Jones® Power'Tron™
BridgeSpace Control™
TunersSchaller® Diecast
ControlsVolume 1. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Case Gretsch Black Tolex Case
Weight7.55 Pounds (7 lbs 9 oz)