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Guild Starfire Bass II Flame Maple Inc. Case

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Product Code: 321631

Price: £1,249.00

£1,040.83 exc VAT

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Here's what Guild says about the Starfire II Bass Flame Maple:

The Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple (FM) is back and better than ever. This dual-pickup, semi-hollow bass guitar adds both legendary style and a modern range of sonic options to Guild’s iconic Starfire Bass. Originally debuting in 1967, shortly after the single-pickup version, the Starfire Bass II quickly garnered a following that included Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane) and Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead). The recent addition of the BiSonic BS-1 neck pickup has expanded tonal options, giving bassists a warm, smooth sound for added flexibility. Individual volume, tone, and master volume knobs, along with and a pickup selector switch, allow for a variety of sonic options. As its name suggests, the Flamed Maple version replaced the original mahogany body with a stunning flamed maple—accentuated by the clear, high gloss finish. Includes a Guild Deluxe hardshell case.

The Guild BS-1 BiSonic pickup was originally found in many of the solid and hollow body Guild basses in the 1960s and 70s. The BS-1 has developed a cult following resulting in several reissue versions and designs, including the famous Darkstar by Fred Hammon and BS-DS by Curtis Novak. Wound to 6.4K Ohms, similar in specification to a Hammon Darkstar, the Guild BS-1 provides a refined modern tone in a classic package.

Weight: 8.6lbs
Serial Number: KSG2104381
Guild Starfire Bass II Flame Maple Features
Body Type: Semi-hollow Body
Body Shape: Starfire Bass
Body Top: Flamed Maple
Soundhole / F Holes Binding: Unbound F Holes
Body Sides: Flamed Maple
Body Back: Arched Flamed Maple
Purfling: Black / Ivory ABS
Body Binding: Cream ABS
Neck Material: Maple with a Walnut Center Strip
Scale Length: 30 3/4" (781mm)
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Nut Width: 1 1/2" (38mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret: 20mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret: 22mm
Truss Rod: Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench: 7mm Socket Wrench
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305mm)
Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid Dots
Frets Total: 21
Fret Type: Narrow Jumbo
Fingerboard Binding: Cream ABS
Bridge String Spacing: 2" (52mm)
Hardware Finish / Plating: Nickel Plated
Bridge: Guild Adjustable Bass Bridge with Ebony Saddles
Nut Material: Bone
Strap Buttons: Vintage Style
Bridge Pickup: Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass
Neck Pickup: Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass
Controls: Neck Volume & Tone, Bridge Volume & Tone, Master Volume, 3-Way Toggle Pickup Switch
Strings: D'Addario EXL165 Nickel Wound Bass, Custom Light (.045 - .105)
Included Case: Guild Deluxe Electric Guitar Hardshell Case
Upper Bout Width: 11 5/8" (295mm)
Lower Bout Width: 16 3/8" (416mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout: 1 3/4" (44mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout: 1 3/4" (44mm)
Body Length: 18 1/4" (464mm)
Overall Length: 46" (1168mm)
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