Guild Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple

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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.

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.

Body Body Type Semi-Hollowbody Body Shape Starfire Bass Body Top Flamed Maple Body Wood (Solid Bodies) N / A 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 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 Indian Rosewood or Ebony (Dependent on production date)* Fingerboard Radius 12" (305mm) Fingerboard Inlays Pearloid Dots Frets Total 21 Fret Type Narrow Jumbo Fingerboard Binding N / A Finish Finish - Top Gloss Polyurethane Finish - Back and Sides Gloss Polyurethane Finish - Neck Gloss Polyurethane Hardware Bridge String Spacing 2" (52mm) Hardware Finish / Plating Nickel Plated Bridge Guild Adjustable Bass Bridge with Rosewood or Ebony Saddles (Dependent on production date)* Tailpiece N / A Nut Material Bone Strap Buttons Vintage Style Pickguard N / A Electronics Bridge Pickup Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass Neck Pickup Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass Pickup Switch N / A Controls Master Volume and Tone Other Strings D'Addario EXL165 Nickel Wound Bass, Custom Light (.045 - .105) Included Case TKL Deluxe Hardshell 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)

Includes a Guild Deluxe hardshell case.

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