Guild Starfire Bass II Natural 

(Natural)  Sku #J28489000001000

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Brings Guild' vintage vibe to the modern bass player.

The Guild Starfire Bass II is a dual-pickup semi-hollow bass guitar that brings additional sonic options to one of Guild' most iconic models. The Starfire Bass II originally debuted in 1967, shortly after the single-pickup version, and quickly garnered a following that included Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane) and Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead).

The addition of the BiSonic BS-1 neck pickup on the Starfire Bass II gives bassists a warmer, smooth sound for added tonal flexibility. This double cutaway bass guitar features an arched laminate mahogany top and back, and mahogany sides, dual Guild BS-1 pickups, individual volume, tone, and master volume knobs, and a pickup selector switch. A clear, high gloss finish highlights this bass guitar' natural beauty. Includes hardshell case.

BS-1 BiSonic pickup
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.

FEATURES
Neck
Shape: Vintage soft U
Wood: Mahogany with maple
Neck joint: Set
Scale length: 30.75"
Truss rod: Standard
Finish: Gloss
Pickups
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Pickup configuration: HH
Neck: BS-1 BiSonic
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: BS-1 BiSonic
Brand: Guild
Series or parallel: Series
Active preamp: Not applicable
Special electronics: Not applicable
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Narrow jumbo
Number of frets: 21
Inlays: Dot
Nut material: Bone
Nut width: 1.5" (38.1mm)
Body
Cutaway: Double cutaway
Construction: Semi-hollowbody
Body wood: Laminated mahogany
Top wood: Laminated mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-Way
Coil tap or split: Not applicable
Tone switching: No
Special switching: Not applicable
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Adjustable with rosewood saddles
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Open-geared
Color: Chrome
Other
Number of strings: 4
Pickguard: No
Special features: Pickups
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Info not available
Country of origin: Korea

Enjoy this great-looking and sounding bass. Order today.

 
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