Guild

Description

An extraordinary instrument for the swinging soloist and technician, Guild's X-175B Manhattan is a masterpiece of the guitar maker's art. It presents the same exceptional appointments as its brother, the X-175 Manhattan, including a gracefully sculpted hollowbody, rock-solid three-piece neck and electrifying dual single-coil pickups, but also features the addition of a Guild Vibrato Tailpiece and is available in a handsome Blonde finish.

Includes case.
Features
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Combination laminated/solid
  • Top wood: Arched Spruce
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Soft vintage U
  • Neck wood: 3-piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Indian Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Narrow jumbo
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: DE-1F
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: DE-1F
  • Brand: Guild
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • 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: Tune-o-matic with rosewood base
  • Tailpiece: Guild vibrato
  • Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tite
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: South Korea
Specifications
Body
Body Material: Laminated Spruce Top with Laminated Maple Back & Sides
Body Shape: Guild X-175
Body Back: Arched Laminated Maple
Body Sides: Laminated Maple
Body Top: Arched Laminated Spruce
Gloss Polyurethane
Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
Purfling: Black/Ivory White
F Holes Sound Holes: Unbound F Holes
Body Depth: 3.125" (80 mm)
Body Length: 21" (533 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout: 17" (432 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 Block
Fingerboard Radius: 9.45" (240 mm)
Fretboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
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: SS
Bridge Pickup: Guild "Frequency Tested" Single-Coil
Neck Pickup: Guild "Frequency Tested" Single-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
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: Single Cutaway Hollow Body; Guild Bigsby B60 Vibrato Tailpiece; Chesterfield Headstock Inlay
Accessories
Control Knobs: Clear Amber Volume & Tone
Warranty
Limited lifetime warranty.

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