Starfire II ST in Natural

Introducing the Starfire II ST, a hollowbody guitar with a graceful single Florentine cutaway and extra thin mahogany body. The Starfire II ST comes equipped with dual LB-1 Little Bucker pickups, replicas of Guild’s original smaller size humbucking pickups. These pickups, which have a footprint that falls in between a full size humbucker and mini-bucker, define the Starfire II’s uniquely-Guild sound. Other premium features include a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, elegant ivory white body binding, and a beautiful high gloss natural finish. This model features a Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for increased sustain and stability. The Starfire II is a welcome addition to the Starfire family, offering Guild’s classic vibe and vintage tone.

List Price: $1,040

This guitar is available through any Authorized Guild Dealer. Find one near you by clicking the button above. If you have any troubles finding a dealer near you, please don’t hesitate to contact us and a Guild Representative will be happy to help.

A Closer Look at the Starfire II ST

The Guild LB-1 “Little Bucker” was first offered in 1962 as an upgrade from single coil pickups. Tonally, it has a little more jangle then a traditional PAF humbucker. The resistance and inductance of these pickups sit comfortably between a typical single coil and typical humbucker – contributing to the airy nature of the LB-1 without compromising its warmth. The LB-1 has a unique footprint, placing it in-between a mini-bucker and a full size humbucker.

Video Demo of the Starfire II ST

Specifications

Body:

Body ConstructionHollowbody
Body TopArched Laminated Mahogany
Body BackArched Laminated Mahogany
Body SidesLaminated Mahogany
Body ShapeStarfire™ II
BracingBridge Block
FinishGloss Polyurethane, Natural Brown
Body Depth Upper Bout1 3/4″ (44 mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout1 7/8″ (48 mm)
Body Length20 1/4″ (514 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout16 3/8″ (416 mm)
Body Width Upper Bout11 3/4″ (298 mm)
Overall Guitar Length41″ (1041mm)
Body BindingIvory ABS
PurflingN/A
Soundhole/F-HolesUnbound F Holes

Neck:

Neck MaterialMahogany
Neck ShapeVintage Soft “U”
Neck FinishGloss polyurethane, Natural Brown
Scale Length24 3/4″ (628 mm)
Nut Width1 11/16″ (43 mm)
Nut MaterialBone
Neck BindingN/A
Fingerboard MaterialIndian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius9 1/2″ (240 mm)
Fingerboard InlaysPearloid Dot
# of Frets20
Fret SizeNarrow Jumbo
Tuning MachinesGuild Vintage-Style Open Gear
Hardware Finish/PlatingChrome
Truss RodDual-Action
Truss Rod Wrench7mm Hex Truss Rod Wrench

Features:

BridgeGuild® Tune-O-Matic
StringsD’Addario® EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
Case or Gig BagN/A
Bridge PickupLB-1
Neck PickupLB-1
Pickup ConfigurationHH
Pickup Switches3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Control KnobsBlack Plastic
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Strap ButtonsVintage-Style
PickguardN/A
Item Number379-2000-850

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