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 G6136-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with V-Stoptail 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 24.6" 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 V-stoptail couples with a TonePros Tune-o-matic Bridge with standard saddles to offer rock-solid tuning and stability. A Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut also minimizes friction between string and nut.

A player-centric instrument ready to rock any genre, the G6136-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with V-Stoptail comes in a striking Black finish and is decked out with nickel hardware including the jeweled G-arrow knobs, pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays and headstock logo and tortoise pickguard, pickup bezels and binding. .

Specs:
- Edition: Artist Signature
- Body Material: Laminated Maple
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Upper Bout: 12.125" (308mm)
- Lower Bout: 17" (432 mm)
- Waist: 10.375" (263.52 mm)
- Neck: Maple, Standard "U"
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Fingerboard: Ebony, 12" (305 mm)
- Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail
- Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech TUSQ XL, 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic Die-Cast
- Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
- Bridge: TonePros TP6 Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: V-Stoptail
- Pickguard: Tortoise with Gold Gretsch Logo & Falcon Graphic
- Bridge Pickup: Custom Wound Filter'Tron
- Neck Pickup: Custom Wound Filter'Tron
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
- Position 1: Bridge Pickup
- Position 2: Bridge And Neck Pickups
- Position 3: Neck Pickup
- Controls: Master Volume with Treble Bleed, Master Tone with No-Load Pot
- Control Knobs: Jeweled G-Arrow
- Hardware Color: Nickel
- Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: Included G6242L Gretsch 17" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell (p/n 099-6413-000)

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • G6636-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with V-Stoptail
Finish
  • Falcon Black
Categories
Fretboard Radius
  • 12"
Body Material
  • Maple
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Type
  • Semi-hollow Body
Scale Length
  • 24.6"
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Wood Top Style
  • Opaque
Nut Width
  • 1.6875"
Top Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Number of Frets
  • 22

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