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Guild Starfire III Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Black

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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 ar... Click To Read More About This Product

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  • Starfire III Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Cherry Red
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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.
  • 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
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

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 finish. The welcome return of a rocking early-’60s favorite with a personality all its own. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Arched Mahogany
  • Body wood: Arched Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Soft vintage U
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: "Anti-Hum" Dual-Coil
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: "Anti-Hum" Dual-Coil
  • Brand: Guild 
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Adjusto-matic
  • Tailpiece: Guild Vibrato Tailpiece
  • Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tite
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics, Body finish
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: South Korea
SPECIFICATIONS
Body
Body Material: Laminated Mahogany
Body Shape: Starfire III
Body Back: Arched Laminated Mahogany
Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany
Body Top: Arched Laminated Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
Purfling: Black/Ivory White
F Holes Sound Holes: Unbound F Holes
Body Depth: 1.94" (49 mm)
Body Length: 20.25" (514 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout: 16.38" (416 mm)
Body Binding: Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
Neck
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Jumbo
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Fingerboard Radius: 9.45" (240 mm)
Fretboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: 1-Piece Mahogany
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Scale Length: 24.75" (628 mm)
Headstock: Newark St.
Neck Binding: 1-Ply Ivory White
Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Electronics
Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: Guild "Anti-Hum" Dual-Coil
Neck Pickup: Guild "Anti-Hum" Dual-Coil
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Hardware
Hardware Finish: Nickel Plated; Polished Aluminum
Bridge: Guild Adjusto-Matic with Rosewood Base
Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast
String Nut: Bone
Pickguard: Opaque Plexi Pickguard with Guild Logo
Tools
Truss Rod Wrench: Yes
Miscellaneous
Strings: D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
Unique Features: Thinline Single Cutaway Semi-Hollow Body; Guild "Harp" Tailpiece; Chesterfield Headstock Inlay
Accessories
Control Knobs: Black Plastic
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