You didn’t like the original Bakelite handle?OK - for the moment, I will opt for the Blue Stripes grillcloth, given that it's an easy swap :
Next step : chassis / circuit / logos / faceplates.
Wait and See !
You didn’t like the original Bakelite handle?
Looks great now you need a double platinum Gretsch to go with it! Oh wait you’re a lefty so how about this!
G5232LH Electromatic® Double Jet™ FT with V-Stoptail, Left-Handed, Laurel Fingerboard, Midnight SapphireThe G5232LH Electromatic® Double Jet™ FT captures essential Jet power and fidelity at a great price.gretschguitars.com
Oh man. If I didn’t mention that I had tucked it away safely inside before shipping I’m REALLY sorry. I removed it to prevent breakage during the trip across the pond.View attachment 204328
She was there with the knob...
Thanks @Bertotti ! Unfortunately, the double-cut Jets are not my fave : I much prefer single-cut Jets...
Aw, my bad ! I really thought it was a missing / broken part ... And reading you, now I reopen the carton and... Wot ?
Oh man. If I didn’t mention that I had tucked it away safely inside before shipping I’m REALLY sorry. I removed it to prevent breakage during the trip across the pond.
I have another one. Try to get pix up later this afternoon.Ha ! I saw a few minutes ago that I'm not the sole to have Fonky Grillcloth Ideas - hence @Tele295 's SF Princeton :
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Agreed. I’ve had quite a few MOTS amp over the years, and the Bakelite handles often break at the thin point. This is my last one and I did indeed repair the handle.That Bakelite handle is COOL