Gretsch will launch revamped versions of their Electromatic range of instruments this month, including the Jet Junior and Jet Junior II basses. Updates to the series include improved pickups, inlays, and more.
Both the Junior Jet and Junior Jet II basses feature bolt-on construction with a short 30.3″ scale, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard and 20 medium jumbo frets. Hardware on the basses includes four-saddle bridges, black Gretsch-logo pickguards, synthetic bone nuts, and die-cast tuners.
The real difference between each model is in the pickups, as the II version is loaded with two of Gretsch’s mini dual-coil pickups while its sibling carries only one.
Available in black and tobacco sunburst finishes, the Gretsch Electromatic Junior Jet and Junior Jet II basses will be available this month with street prices around $249.99 and $299.99, respectively.
Gretsch Electromatic Junior Jet Basses Specs:
- Bolt-on Construction
- 30.3″ scale
- Maple neck
- Rosewood Fingerboard
- 20 Medium Jumbo Frets
- Four-Saddle Bridge
- Gretsch Mini Dual-Coil Pickups