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Guild B-140E Acoustic Bass in Natural

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This is a brand new, simply fantastic value acoustic bass from Guild's Westerly Collection.

"Guild redefined acoustic bass guitars in the mid-1970s with the introduction of the B-50, based on the ever-popular Guild jumbo shape. The B-140E carries on this tradition, providing an impressively loud tone that can be easily amplified with its Fishman Sonitone Bass pickup. Built with a solid Sitka spruce top, and solid African mahogany back and sides, the B-140E features an Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, NuBone nut and saddle, and mother-of-pearl rosette. This model also has a 1½” nut width on a vintage shaped Guild neck, iconic Chesterfield headstock emblem reminiscent of 1960s Guilds, period-correct tortoiseshell pickguard, and Guild’s new lightweight polyfoam case."

This bass feels so easy to play - the neck is manageable and it is very responsive - unlike some acoustic basses which can be a bit of a battle.

The finish is a lovely natural gloss. I couldn't believe the price when this bass arrived, we had to call and check twice that it wasn't some sort of mistake!

Comes in its lightweight Guild case.

 

Body Top Solid Sitka Spruce Body Back Solid African Mahogany Body Sides Solid African Mahogany Body Shape Jumbo Bracing Westerly Acoustic Bass Sitka Spruce Scalloped X Brace Rosette black/ivory/black outer, black/MOP/black center, black/ivory/black inner Finish Natural Gloss Polyurethane Body Depth Upper Bout 4″ (101 mm) Body Depth Lower Bout 4 1/2″ (114 mm) Body Length 21″ (533 mm) Body Width Lower Bout 16 5/8″ (422 mm) Body Width Upper Bout 12″ (305 mm) Overall Guitar Length 44″ (1118 mm) Guitar Weight 6 lbs 8 oz Body Binding Ivory ABS Top Purfling Black/Ivory/Black/Ivory

 

Neck:

Neck Material Mahogany Neck Shape C Shape Scale Length 34″ (864 mm) Nut Width 1 1/2″ (40mm) Nut Material NuBone Fingerboard Material Indian rosewood Fingerboard Radius 16″ Fingerboard Inlays Mother-of-Pearl Dot # of Frets 22 Tuning Machines Guild Die-Cast Closed-Gear Hardware Finish/Plating Nickel-Plated Truss Rod Single Action Truss Rod Wrench 5mm Hex Key

Features:

Bridge Indian Rosewood Saddle NuBone Bridge Pins Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot Strings D’Addario EXPBB170 Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass, Long Scale, 45-100 Electronics Fishman Sonitone Bass with Sonicore pickup, Volume and Tone controls, battery bag and endpin jack Case or Gig Bag Guild Jumbo Polyfoam Case
Strap Buttons Fishman endpin jack, nickel strap button at heel Pickguard Tortoiseshell
In Stock: 1
£745.00

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