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Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red
Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red
Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red
Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red
Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red
Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red

Guild Starfire 1 Double Cut, Cherry Red

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  • Arched Mahogany Top
  • Arched Mahogany Back
  • Mahogany Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Guild Tune-O-Matic Bridge
  • x2 Guild HB-2 Humbucker Pickups
Product Description

Guild’s most iconic electric guitar is now available to a whole new range of players.

Expanding on the double cut body shape made famous by the Guild Starfire, the Starfire I DC features semi-hollow body construction utilizing a mahogany center block for reduced feedback and clear sustain.

Retaining the airy, crisp tone you would expect from a semi-hollow body, The Cherry Starfire I DC features an elegantly arched mahogany top, back, and sides; while the Pelham Blue model features an elegantly arched maple top, back, and sides. The 24 3/4” scale length and modern thin “U“ neck profile provide a fast, smooth playing neck, while the 18th fret neck-to-body joint provides easy access to the upper register of the fretboard.

Premium Guild Vintage 18 tuners with 18:1 gear ratio 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.

For those looking for something a little extra, the Starfire I DC GVT comes equipped with Guild’s vibrato tailpiece featuring a roller tension bar for additional tonal versatility. 

Specification

Body

Body Type Semi-hollow Body

Body Shape Starfire I Double Cutaway

Body Top Arched Mahogany

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 Mahogany

Side Purfling Inlay N / A

Body Back Arched Mahogany

Back Purfling Inlay 2-Ply Black and Ivory

Purfling 2-Ply Black and Ivory

Body Binding Ivory ABS

 

Neck

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 22

Fret Type Narrow Tall - 2.4mm(W) x 1.3mm(H)

Fingerboard Binding 1.5 mm Ivory ABS

 

Finish

Color Cherry Red (CHR)

 

Hardware

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

 

Electronics

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

 

Other

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 5/8" (41mm)

Body Depth Lower Bout 1 3/4" (44mm)

Body Length 18 1/4" (464mm)

Overall Length 41 1/2" (1055mm)

Item # 3792100866

More Info

Model
GUI-STARFIRE-I-DC-CHR
Part Number
GUI-STARFIRE-I-DC-CHR
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Guild
Stock Availability
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Type
Electric Guitar
Body Shape
Semi
Pickup Configuration
H / H
Body Material
Mahogany
Soundboard
Mahogany
Back & Sides
Mahogany
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Neck Material
Mahogany
Colour
Cherry
Scale Length
24.75" (628.65mm)
Construction
Set Neck
Finish
Gloss
Case Supplied
-
Number of Strings
6

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