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Guild M-85 Bass Black

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1384185561033   POS #:113467898
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The companion to Guild's M-75 Aristocrat guitar, the M-85 Bass boasts authentic mid-'60s style with a compact semi-hollow body and big "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup that together create the sonic boom of an instrument twice its size. The single-cutaway body measures 2.75" deep and a mere 13.5" across the lower bout, with an arched spruce top and maple bac...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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.
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Overview

The companion to Guild's M-75 Aristocrat guitar, the M-85 Bass boasts authentic mid-'60s style with a compact semi-hollow body and big "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup that together create the sonic boom of an instrument twice its size.

The single-cutaway body measures 2.75" deep and a mere 13.5" across the lower bout, with an arched spruce top and maple back and sides. The body also features elegant ivory white body binding, black/white purfling, partial center-block bracing and dual finger rests. This distinctive bass also features a 30.75" scale length, bound three-piece mahogany neck with a vintage-style "soft U" profile, 21-fret rosewood fingerboard with 12" radius and pearloid dot inlays, volume and tone controls, combo bridge/tailpiece with rosewood saddles, Grover tuning machines, nickel hardware and cool Jet Black gloss finish. Includes plush-lined hard-shell case.

Features

  • Laminate maple double-cutaway hollowbody
  • Vintage soft "V" neck profile and rosewood fretboard
  • Guild "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup
  • Volume and tone controls
  • Combo bridge with rosewood string saddles
  • Includes case
Specifications
Body
  • Body Material: Laminated Spruce Top with Laminated Maple Back & Sides
  • Body Shape: Guild M-85
  • Body Back: Laminated Maple
  • Body Sides: Laminated Maple
  • Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Bracing: Partial Center Block
  • Purfling: Black/Ivory White
  • Body Depth: 2.75" (70 mm)
  • Body Length: 17.25" (438 mm)
  • Body Binding: Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
Neck
  • Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
  • Scale Length: 30.75" (781 mm)
  • Neck Binding: 1-Ply White
  • Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup: Guild "Bi-Sonic" Bass
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
Hardware
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
  • Bridge: Guild Combo Bridge-Tailpiece with Rosewood String Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Die-Cast
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Miscellaneous
  • Strings: D'Addario Custom Light, (.045-.105 gagues)
Accessories
  • Case Gig Bags: Hardshell Case
  • Control Knobs: Black Plastic
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