Guild Starfire Bass II - Emerald Green


Product image 1Guild Starfire Bass II - Emerald Green
Product image 2Guild Starfire Bass II - Emerald Green
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Regular price $1,499.00

Guild Starfire Bass II - Emerald Green

The Starfire Bass II is a dual-pickup semi-hollow bass guitar that adds sonic options to one of Guild’s most iconic models, the Starfire Bass. The Starfire Bass II originally debuted in 1967, shortly after the single-pickup version, and quickly garnered a following that included Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane) and Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead). The addition of the BiSonic BS-1 neck pickup on the Starfire Bass II gives bassists a warmer, smooth sound for added tonal flexibility. This double cutaway bass guitar features an arched laminate mahogany top and back, and mahogany sides, dual Guild BS-1 pickups, individual volume, tone, and master volume knobs, and a pickup selector switch. A clear, high gloss finish highlights this bass guitar’s natural beauty. Available in Black, Emerald Green, Natural, or Cherry Red.

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.


  • Serial Number: KSG2103877
  • Weight: 8.8 lbs
  • Body Construction: Semi-Hollowbody
  • Body Top: Arched Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Back: Arched Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany
  • Bracing Center Block
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Body Binding Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
  • Purfling: Black/Ivory White
  • Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Scale Length: 30 3/4"
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16"
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid Dot
  • Fret Size: Narrow Jumbo
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Vintage 142 Series
  • Truss Rod: Dual-Action
  • Bridge: Guild Adjustable Bass Bridge with Rosewood Saddles
  • Strings: D‚ÄôAddario EXL165 Nickel Wound Bass, Custom Light, (.045-.105 Gauges)
  • Case: TKL Deluxe Hardshell
  • Neck Pickup: Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass
  • Bridge Pickup: Guild BS-1 BiSonic Bass
  • Controls: Individual Volume & Tone, Master Volume, 3-wayToggle Pickup Selector
  • Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style


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