Falcon, Flying High Again

Yet another one of my favourite guitarists is Billy Duffy from The Cult. His playing style & methods yielded him his own unique sound and now he has his own Falcon from Gretsch!

The Gretsch G7593T-BD:  Billy Duffy

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General

Model Name: G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon
Series: Professional Collection
Color / MSRP* / Part # :
  • White
    $4,999.00
    240-1409-805

Body

Body Shape: Falcon™
Body Back: Arched Maple
Body Sides: Solid Maple
Body Top: Arched Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Bracing: Parallel Spruce Tone Bars with Sound Post
Body Depth: 2.75″ (70 mm)

Neck

Number of Frets: 22 (Plus Zero Fret)
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (305 mm)
Fretboard: Ebony
Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.71″ (43.4mm)
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: CUSTOM WOUND “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ with Hex Socket Cap Screw Pole Pieces and 3-Point Adjustable ’70s Style Metal Bezels
Neck Pickup: CUSTOM WOUND Black Top Filter’Tron™ with Fillister Head Machine Screw Pole Pieces and 3-Point Adjustable ’70s Style Metal Bezels
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.

Hardware

Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: Adjusto-Matic™ with PINNED ’70s Style Ebony Base
Bridge Cover: Bigsby® B6CW w/Wire Handle
Tuning Machines: Grover® Imperial™ with Butter-Bean Buttons
String Nut: Bone
Tremolo Arm Handle: Bigsby® “Wire” Style Handle
Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off

Miscellaneous

Unique Features: Chrome Plated Truss Rod Cover with Billy Duffy Signature, Chrome Output Jack Plate, Pearloid Wide-Block Position Inlays, ’70s Style Aluminum “G” Arrow Knobs, Premium Gray Speckled Billy Duffy Case

Accessories

Control Knobs: G-Arrow