Guild Newark St Collection Starfire I SC Semi-Hollow Vintage Walnut

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An affordably priced, single cut Starfire has arrived. Based on the timeless Starfire II and III single cut body shape, the Starfire I SC features a 2“ thick, hollow body with an added bridge block to increase bridge stability and improved resonance. Made with a sturdy arched maple top, back, and sides, the Starfire I SC has the airy tonality of a hollow body instrument with bright overtones and pronounced lows. The 24 3/4” scale length and modern thin “U” neck profile provide a fast, smooth playing neck, while the premium Guild Vintage 18 tuners and Tune-o-matic bridge ensure the strings are accessible and in tune. Rich, vintage tone is injected by Guild’s own HB-2 Alnico II humbuckers, and the push-pull coil splitting feature allows for singing, single coil tones from either pickup. All of these features come standard on the Starfire I platform. Available in Antique Sunburst or Vintage Walnut finishes. For those looking for something a little extra, the Starfire I SC GVT comes equipped with Guild’s vibrato tailpiece featuring a roller tension bar for additional tonal versatility.

Body Type:  Semi-hollow Body
Body Shape:  Starfire I Single Cutaway
Body Top:  Arched Maple
Body Wood (Solid Bodies):  N / A
Top Bracing Pattern:  N / A
Soundhole / F Holes Binding:  Unbound F Holes
Top Purfling Inlay:  2-Ply Black and Ivory
Top Binding:  Ivory ABS
Body Sides:  Maple
Side Purfling Inlay:  N / A
Body Back:  Arched Maple
Back Purfling Inlay:  2-Ply Black and Ivory
Purfling:  2-Ply Black and Ivory
Body Binding:  Ivory
Neck Material:  Mahogany
Scale Length:  24 3/4" (629mm)
Neck Shape:  Modern Thin "U"
Nut Width:  1 11/16" (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret:  20.5mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret:  22.5 mm
Truss Rod:  Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench:  4mm Allen Key
Fingerboard Material:  Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:  12.5" (320mm)
Fingerboard Inlays:  5mm Dots - Pearloid
Frets Total:  20
Fret Type:  Narrow Tall - 2.4mm(W) x 1.3mm(H)
Fingerboard Binding:  1.5 mm Ivory ABS
Color:  Vintage Walnut (VWN)
Bridge String Spacing:  2" (52mm)
Hardware Finish / Plating:  Nickel Plated
Bridge:  Guild Tune-O-Matic - Nickel
Tailpiece:  Stopbar Tailpiece - Nickel
Nut Material:  Composite
Tuning Machines:  Guild Vintage 18 Open Gear Tuners
Strap Buttons:  Vintage Pawn
Pickguard:  Black with Guild Logo
Bridge Pickup:  Guild HB-2 Humbucker Nickel - Bridge
Neck Pickup:  Guild HB-2 Humbucker Nickel - Neck
Pickup Switch:  3-Way Toggle: 1. Bridge Pickup - 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups - 3. Neck Pickup
Controls:  Neck Volume & Tone, Bridge Volume & Tone, 3-way Toggle Pickup Switch, and Push/Pull Coil Split
Strings:  D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium (.011 - .049)
Included Case:  Case Sold Separately
Upper Bout Width:  11 3/4" (299mm)
Lower Bout Width:  16 3/8" (416mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout:  1 15/16" (49mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout:  1 15/16" (49mm)
Body Length:  18 1/4" (464mm)
Overall Length:  41 1/2" (1055mm)

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