Description

With a multitude of projects over the years headlined by a nearly two-decade stint with rock powerhouse Guns N' Roses, Richard Fortus is one of the most respected guitarists in the world.

True to his dreams, the G6636T-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with String-Thru Bigsby checks all the boxes. It begins with a resonant 1.75"-deep, 17"-wide double-cutaway maple body with a lightweight chambered spruce center block running throughout, reinforcing the arched laminate top while eliminating undesired feedback for volume-friendly performance that fits modern stages.

The 25.5" scale length, "U" shaped maple neck and 12"-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets provide easy playability with enhanced sustain and tone, perfect for deep bends and soaring leads.

Guitarists with Fortus' shape-shifting talents demand versatility in their instruments to remain on top of their game, which is why a set of Custom Wound Filter'Tron pickups in the bridge and neck positions fit perfectly.

A master volume with treble bleed circuit allows you to throttle your amp without sacrificing your dialed-in tone, while a master tone with a no-load pot provides that organic vintage 'Tron feel at the twist of a knob. Switch between pickup combinations with a three-way toggle switch, while a string-thru Bigsby couples with a TonePros Tune-o-matic bridge with roller saddles and pinned ebony base to offer stability, lightning-fast string changes and added expressiveness. A Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut also minimizes friction between string and nut.

A player-centric instrument ready to rock any genre, the G6636T-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with String-Thru Bigsby comes in a stunning Vintage White finish and is decked out with nickel hardware including the jeweled G-arrow knobs, pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays and tortoise headstock logo, binding, bezels and pickguard.


  • 1.75"-deep, 17"-wide maple body with chambered spruce center block and bound f-holes
  • 25.5"-scale set "U"-shaped maple neck
  • 12" radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays
  • Custom Wound Filter'Tron pickups in the neck and bridge positions
  • Master volume control with treble bleed circuit, master tone control with no-load tone pot and three-position pickup toggle switch
  • String-thru Bigsby B6CP
  • TonePros Tune-o-matic bridge with roller saddles and pinned ebony base
  • Grover Rotomatic die-cast tuning machines and strap locks
  • Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut
  • Available in Vintage White with nickel hardware and tortoise headstock logo, binding, bezels and pickguard
  • G6242L Gretsch 17" deluxe hollow body hardshell case included
Series: Artist Signature Edition
Color: Vintage White
Body Material: Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss
Control Knobs: Jeweled G-Arrow
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Neck Finish: Gloss
Pickguard: Tortoise with Gold Gretsch Logo & Falcon Graphic
Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
Side Dots: Black
Body Shape: Falcon
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: Standard "U"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech TUSQ XL
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Bridge Pickup: Custom Wound Filter'Tron
Neck Pickup: Custom Wound Filter'Tron
Controls: Master Volume with Treble Bleed, Master Tone with No-Load Pot
Pickup Configuration: Filter'Tron / Filter'Tron
Bridge: TonePros TP6R with Roller Saddles
Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic Die-Cast
Chicago Music Exchange

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Gretsch
Brand New
Vintage
15 Years
$3,599.99
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
9:32 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

Payment Terms - Orders Internet orders may be paid for using the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For phone or mail orders you may pay money orders and cashier's checks by mail. Just call us at 773-525-7773 to place your order. All non-credit-card orders are subject to a 10-business-day hold. We do not accept international credit card or PayPal payments from international accounts. For international security reasons, please call the store to arrange a Bank Wire: +01-773-525-7773.

Shipping Charges - Taxes and Title Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown on your order form. As a security precaution, initial orders and orders shipping to alternate addresses may be held for extended verification. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, which will not relieve you of your obligation to pay for the remaining deliveries. All items purchased from Chicago Music Exchange are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The published rates are for US domestic shipping only. Contact us directly if you wish to place an international order. For more information on our shipping policies, including rates, delivery times, and delays, please visit our website at chicagomusicexchange or call us at: 773-525-7773. If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice. We are required to collect sales tax on all orders shipped to Illinois.

3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.