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Guild Guitars Announces Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple

Guild Guitars Starfire Bass II - Flamed Maple

Guild’s iconic Starfire Bass II is available in a new Flamed Maple version for 2018. The company debuted the instrument at the Winter NAMM Show.

“The Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple (FM) is a dual-pickup semi-hollow bass guitar that adds additional sonic options to Guild’s iconic Starfire Bass,” Guild writes. “As its name suggests, the Flamed Maple version replaced the original mahogany body with flamed maple. It includes 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’s natural beauty.”

The bass’s neck is made from mahogany with a maple center strip, which is then topped with an Indian rosewood fingerboard. The fingerboard holds 21 narrow jumbo frets that are marked by pearloid dot inlays.

The Guild Guitars Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple will be available soon with a street price of $1,449.

Guild Guitars Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple Specs:

Scale Length:30¾″ (781 mm)
Body Top and Back:Arched Flamed Maple
Body Sides:Flamed Maple
Bracing:Center Block
Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
Body Binding:Cream ABS
Purfling:Black/Ivory ABS
Soundhole/F-Holes Binding:Unbound F Holes
Neck:Mahogany With a Maple Center Strip
Neck Profile:Vintage Soft “U”
Neck Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
Nut Material:Bone
Fingerboard Material:Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:12″ (305 mm)
Fingerboard Inlays:Pearloid Dot
Fret Size:Narrow Jumbo
Tuning Machines:Grover Vintage 142 Series
Hardware Finish/Plating:Nickel Plated
Bridge:Guild Adjustable Bass Bridge with Rosewood Saddles
Case or Gig Bag:TKL Deluxe Hardshell
Pickups:Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass
Pickup Configuration:SS
Control Knobs:Black Plastic
Controls:Individual Volume & Tone, Master Volume, 3-wayToggle Pickup Selector
Strap Buttons:Vintage-Style

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