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SKU GUILD-SFIII-CH

Guild Starfire III Hollowbody Archtop Guitar, Vibrato, Cherry Red

$1,399.00

body:

  • Body Construction Hollowbody
  • Body Top Arched Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Back Arched Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Sides Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Shape Starfire III
  • Bracing Parallel Tone Bars
  • Finish Gloss Polyurethane, Cherry Red
  • Body Depth Upper Bout 1 3/4″ (44 mm)
  • Body Depth Lower Bout 1 7/8″ (48 mm)
  • Body Length 20 1/4″ (514 mm)
  • Body Width Lower Bout 16 3/8″ (416 mm)
  • Body Width Upper Bout 11 3/4″ (298 mm)
  • Overall Guitar Length 41″ (1041mm)
  • Body Binding Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
  • Purfling Black/Ivory White
  • Soundhole/F-Holes Unbound F Holes

neck:

  • Neck Material 1-Piece Mahogany
  • Neck Shape Vintage Soft “U”
  • Neck Finish Gloss Polyurethane
  • Scale Length 24 3/4″ (628 mm)
  • Nut Width 1 11/16″ (43 mm)
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Neck Binding 1-Ply Ivory White
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 9 1/2″ (240 mm)
  • Fingerboard Inlays Pearloid Dot
  • # of Frets 20
  • Fret Size Narrow Jumbo
  • Tuning Machines Grover Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
  • Hardware Finish/Plating Nickel Plated; Polished Aluminum Tremolo Bar
  • Truss Rod Dual-Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench 7mm Hex Truss Rod Wrench

features:

  • Bridge Guild® Tune-O-Matic with Rosewood Base
  • Strings D’Addario® EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
  • Bridge Pickup LB-1
  • Neck Pickup LB-1
  • Pickup Configuration HH
  • Pickup Switches 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Control Knobs Black Plastic
  • Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
  • Strap Buttons Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard Black with Guild Logo

Manufacturer's Description

Hollow body. 

Guild’s Starfire III is equipped with features of extra advantage to the rock ‘n’ roll guitarist who seeks a combination of flashy appearance and extraordinary tonal possibilities. Stellar features are all here, including the extra-thin hollow body, graceful single Florentine cutaway and brilliant Cherry Red finish. The welcome return of a rocking early-’60s favorite with a personality all its own.

The Guild LB-1 “Little Bucker” was first offered in 1962 as an upgrade from single coil pickups. Tonally, it has a little more jangle then a traditional PAF humbucker. The resistance and inductance of these pickups sit comfortably between a typical single coil and typical humbucker – contributing to the airy nature of the LB-1 without compromising its warmth. The LB-1 has a unique footprint, placing it in-between a mini-bucker and a full size humbucker.