"Billy-Bo" Jupiter Thunderbird

Gretsch "Billy-Bo" Jupiter Thunderbird

"Billy-Bo" Jupiter Thunderbird


  • Back & Sides:
    Heavily Chambered Mahogany Body

  • Model Number:

  • Series:
    Professional Series 

  • Top:
    Laminated Maple

  • Body Style:
    Futuristic (Stranger than Fiction)

  • Pickups:
    1 TV Jones Power'TronTM Plus (Bridge), 1 TV Jones Power'TronTM (Neck)

  • Width at nut:
    1-11/16" (43mm)

  • 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, Master Tone

  • Neck:
    1-Piece Mahogany

  • Fretboard:

  • Category:
    Artist Signature

  • Scale Length:
    24.6" (625mm)

  • Bridge:
    Pinned Adjusto-MaticTM Bridge

  • Tailpiece:
    Gretsch G-Cutout Tailpiece

  • Hardware:

  • Finish:
    Gloss Urethane

  • No. of Frets:

  • Machine Heads:
    Chrome-Plated Grover V98C Sta-TiteTM Die-cast Tuners

  • Case:
    Includes G6276 Hardshell Case, US MSRP $275.00, P/N 0996464000

  • Bracing:

  • Colors:
    (815) Black with Firebird TM Red Top


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Ed Roman has carried this model for years before Gretsch ever made it available as a model.

Ed Roman's Custom shop builds this guitar in a reverse model and a neck thru USA made version that costs considerably more than the Gretsch.


Gretsch Billy Bo Model
AKA Jupiter Thunderbird

Billy F. Gibbons with regular & reverse models
Reverse Jupiter Thunderbird Available Exclusively From Ed Roman
Ed Roman & Billy 2003

One of the real prizes in Ed Roman's personal collection

This is the very first Gretsch, Billy Bo off the production line !!!!
Signed  "For Ed  # 1" & personally pinstriped by Billy F. Gibbons
Ed Roman was the first dealer to be shipped any Gretsch Billy Bo Guitars.
Guitar still has the paper wrapped around the bridge
Guitar has been played only By Ed Roman & Billy Gibbons


Whenever Billy stops In I try to get more pictures of him

Billy Bo's In Stock Now !!!!!!!!!!