The 2012 Gretsch Rancher Series Guitars
The Gretsch Rancher Acoustic Guitars were launched at the 2012 January NAMM show, and they've arrived! Gretsch have restored the country-style guitar we all know and love from the 1950's, with the highly distinctive triangular sound hole and added sweepingly elegant pickups.
With a new five-instrument selection of body size, styles and features, Gretsch's Rancher series acoustics start at just £207.
The Gretsch G3500 Rancher Folk delivers a full, well-articulated acoustic tone despite its smaller size. With premium features including a vibrant laminated spruce top, a traditional Gretsch Rancher triangular sound hole, a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard and a 1940's style pickguard with Gretsch logo. The G38000 Rancher Orchestra packs the same features into a classic medium-size 21-fret models with a rounded orchestra-style body.
The G5034 Rancher Dreadnought is available in a elegant gloss Natural finish and delivers full-size, full-on rancher sound, feel and vibe with classic Gretsch styling. With the Rancher Dreadnought, you'll have premium features including a solid spruce top with scalloped X bracing, the traditional Gretsch Rancher triangular sound hole, a 21-fret rosewood fingerboard with Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays and a 1950s-style pickguard with Gretsch logo.
Packing maximum Rancher sound, feel and vibe into a diminutie but powerful model with an elegant Venetian Cutaway, you have the G5013CE Rancher Junior Electro-Acoustic. In a beautiful Natural gloss finish, the Rancher Junior has 1940s-style pickguard, G5013CE Fishman electronics, Isys+ preamp system, an onboard tuner, battery life indicator and controls.
The biggest new Rancher is the G5022CE Rancher Jumbo Cutaway Electro-Acoustic which has a Savannah Sunset finish. The Jumbo Rancher produces great volume and broadly expansive tone, with premium features including a compensated bridge with rosewood base, gold-plated hardware, deluxe die-cast tuners. The onboard Fishman electronics include a Sonicore under-saddle pickup and Isys+ preamp system with onboard tuner, battery life indicator and controls.