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Guild S-200 TBird Solid Body Electric Guitar

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The S-200 TBird is one of Guild's most iconic, uniquely recognizable guitars. This reissue is an exact replica of the original versions produced between 1964 and 1968, featuring an asymmetrical all ma... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The S-200 TBird is one of Guild's most iconic, uniquely recognizable guitars. This reissue is an exact replica of the original versions produced between 1964 and 1968, featuring an asymmetrical all mahogany body sure to catch the eye of the guitarist looking to blaze his or her own trail. However, this guitar’s appeal isn’t just about its looks – its unique controls create the widest array of tones offered on any Guild instrument, drawing on its dual Guild LB-1 Little Bucker pickups to achieve almost every conceivable color on the palette.  

The LB-1s are replicas of Guild’s original humbuckers, offering an array of tones from sparkly clean single coil-esque spank to thick and warm humbucker sounds that fatten and sing when driven. Switching capabilities include rhythm or lead modes, pickup on/off, and standard volume and tone controls. When engaged, an optional tone capacitor creates single-coil tones while maintaining the hum-free reliability of the LB-1s.

The TBird also features the Hagstrom Vintage Tremar, a reissue of the vibrato system that is considered the crown jewel of many Guild solid body electric models from the 1960s. Along with the authenticity of the Hagstrom Vintage Tremar as a historic Guild feature, this reissue includes mechanical refinements such as fully adjustable spring tension for a user-customizable feel and pitch range, and a locking trem arm for optimal security.

The TBird features a vintage C shape set mahogany neck and bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlays. Other period-correct details include open gear vintage tuning machines, and famed asymmetrical headstock adorned with Guild’s logo and mother-of-pearl Thunderbird icon. The S-200 TBird includes Guild’s deluxe padded gig bag.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: C standard
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: LB-1
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: LB-1
  • Brand: Guild
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Dual mode pickup selection
Controls
  • Control layout: Separate volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: Slide switches for pickup activation
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Vintage Tremar
  • Tuning machines: Grover open gear
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: South Korea
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GuildS-200 TBird Solid Body Electric Guitar
 
4.5

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4.0

Great Playing Guitar

By B.D.

from Texas

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Comments about Guild S-200 TBird Solid Body Electric Guitar:

I've always admired the original Guild Thunderbirds. The workmanship on this reissue is impressive in both its beautiful finish and excellent action. You must be careful not to hit the off/on switches for the pickups while strumming, lest you abrutly lose all sound...that happened last night. The guitar is fairly light in weight and the neck is comfortable to play. The pickups have good clarity with chords and ample gain for lead stuff. I would buy another if Guild releases this model in Cherry Red.

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5.0

Absolutely a great guitar!!!

By Brock

from Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Guild S-200 TBird Solid Body Electric Guitar:

    Wow! What a great guitar! I have been searching for something new and when i saw this guitar i jumped at the chance to play it! I couldn't be any happier! The first thing is the finish is beautiful! Then when you get one of these in your hands the feel and playability is outstanding! I love all the tonal possibilities! The next feels great and the body is very comfortable standing and sitting. Very lightweight! Plugged in this thing screams! Im glad not many people have found out how awesome this guitar is because i feel like this thing was made for me personally! I have many guitars but this one has quickly become my #1!

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