Code: GUILD-SF1-DCCRRRP: $1,099.00

Guild Starfire 1 DC Cherry Red Electric Guitar

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$999.00 incl GST

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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 Guild Starfire 1 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 1 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 Guild Starfire 1 DC platform. Available in Cherry Red. 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. Available in Pelham Blue.

Body Type Semi-Hollowbody
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
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)
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 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 N / A
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)

Guild products are covered by a 1 year manufacturer warranty.
Although we are not authorised to determine if any repair is covered under warranty, if the item was purchased through World of Music, then we are often the best people to facilitate the claim for you and will do so as timely as possible. Warranty does not apply to cosmetic damage or faults that are a result of user neglect. Although your mate is really handy with a soldering iron, any product modification or home repair will also result in a void warranty.
Quite often, something perceived as a fault is as simple as a faulty cable or power issue so we always suggest checking over Frequently Asked Questions on the manufacturer website first. It can be a helpful approach to getting to the bottom of a problem and save you a lot of time in getting your gear back up and running!

This item ships via courier; fully insured for your peace of mind. Orders require a signature on delivery and we suggest using an address where someone will be present for the speediest delivery time. For delivery attempts with no one present to sign, your order will be taken to the courier depot and a card will be left for you to organise redelivery.

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 Guild Starfire 1 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 1 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 Guild Starfire 1 DC platform. Available in Cherry Red. 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. Available in Pelham Blue.

Specifications
Body Type Semi-Hollowbody
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
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)
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 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 N / A
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)
Warranty

Guild products are covered by a 1 year manufacturer warranty.
Although we are not authorised to determine if any repair is covered under warranty, if the item was purchased through World of Music, then we are often the best people to facilitate the claim for you and will do so as timely as possible. Warranty does not apply to cosmetic damage or faults that are a result of user neglect. Although your mate is really handy with a soldering iron, any product modification or home repair will also result in a void warranty.
Quite often, something perceived as a fault is as simple as a faulty cable or power issue so we always suggest checking over Frequently Asked Questions on the manufacturer website first. It can be a helpful approach to getting to the bottom of a problem and save you a lot of time in getting your gear back up and running!

Shipping

This item ships via courier; fully insured for your peace of mind. Orders require a signature on delivery and we suggest using an address where someone will be present for the speediest delivery time. For delivery attempts with no one present to sign, your order will be taken to the courier depot and a card will be left for you to organise redelivery.