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Guild Introduces the B-240E and B-240EF Basses

Guild B-240E Bass - Front

Guild is bringing back some of their vintage acoustic bass guitar designs with two new models introduced to the Westerly Collection. The B-240E and B-240EF recall the B-50 of the mid-1970’s, which was a “boomy jumbo with an arched mahogany back and 30 3/4″ scale length.”

Each of the new models carries those features as well as a solid Sitka spruce top, a pau ferro fingerboard and bridge, and a mother-of-pearl rosette. The B-240EF is a fretless bass that has maple fret lines for accuracy. Both basses also come equipped with Fishman Sonitone bass pickups.

Hear the basses in this demo from Guild:

The Guild Westerly Collection B-240E and B-240EF will be available soon with street prices of $499.99.

Guild B-240E and Guild B-240EF Bass Specs:

Scale:30 3/4″
Body Top:Solid Sitka Spruce
Body Back and Sides:Mahogany
Bracing:Scalloped X
Rosette:Mother-of-Pearl/ABS
Finish:Satin Polyurethane in Natural
Body Binding:Cream ABS
Top Purfling:Black and White ABS
Pickguard:Tortoiseshell
Neck:Mahogany
Neck Shape:C
Nut Width:1 5/8″
Nut Material:Bone
Fingerboard:Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius:16″
Inlays:Mother-of-Pearl Dots
Frets:23 (Lined Fretless on B-240EF)
Electronics:Guild/Fishman Bass Sonitone System With Combination Battery Box/Output Jack
Tuners:Guild Closed Gear
Bridge:Pau Ferro
Saddle:Bone
Case:Guild Deluxe Acoustic Bass Gig Bag

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