If you could own 1 of these 2 guitars what would it be?

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  1. sniffyduke

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    Gretsch Country Gentleman or Gibson es335?
     
  2. skhan007

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    Personally, I would go for the Gibson.
     
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  4. OldSchool

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    As long as its used..........the ES335 hands down. Way more versatile. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Scott Auld

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    335 ... but which one do YOU like better?
     
  7. SGNick

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    I'd go for the GRetsch myself...
     
  8. tybone

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    I had a 335, have a 339 and a les paul so I'd go for the CG.
     
  9. GAD

    GAD Wubbalubbadubdub Silver Supporting Member

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    Tough call. Probably the 335. They're easier to play for me having had two surgeries on my right arm. Still, if you're looking for that Gretch sound...

    GAD
     
  10. guitarfish

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    I'd give my firstborn for an ES-335!! He's 22, if anyone's interested, PM me.
     
  11. bluehugh2

    bluehugh2 Gold Supporting Member

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    Totally different strokes... there is no "better". I have a Gretsch 1964 DC6120 - a slightly smaller version of the Gent - as well as a 1964 ES 335... for rockabilly, the Gretsch is the obvious choice as for Beatles and lots of other stuff. The 335 is better for jazz, for blues, and of course EC used one in Cream...
     
  12. jeffwith1f

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    get a Gibson Tennesean. best of both worlds.

    honestly I'd get the 335
    but I already have one, so (presuming I could keep it) if I had to pick between the two to take home now, I'd take the Gretch Country Gent. it would be my first gretch, and what a way to start!
     
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    Gibson, I've never been able to make a Gretsch work for me personally.
     
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    Gibson...But I'd quickly sell it and buy a Tele.
     
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    Gretsch... beatles fan...:JAM
     

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