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Guild B-240E

Guild B-240E

Brand: Guild | Stock Id: GUILD-B-240E

Guild pioneered acoustic bass guitar design in the mid-1970s with the B-50, which featured a jumbo body shape, arched mahogany back, and an easy to play, 30 3/4” scale length. Decades later, these vintage features are back with the B-240E, offering bassists a workhorse acoustic instrument with big tone that plays with ease. Built with a solid Sitka spruce top over an arched mahogany back and mahogany sides, the B-240E will hold its own in acoustic jams. It can also be easily amplified through an onboard Guild/Fishman Bass Sonitone Bass system. The B-240E features a pau ferro fingerboard and bridge, slim C shape neck profile, 1 5/8” bone nut and bone saddle, tortoiseshell pickguard, and a mother-of-pearl rosette. A Guild deluxe padded gig bag is included. Available in Natural satin finish.

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Features

Style: Jumbo Acoustic Bass With Pickup

Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides Wood: Mahogany

Electronics: Guild/Fishman Bass Sonitone system with combination battery box/output jack

Gigbag: Guild Deluxe Acoustic Bass Gig Bag Included

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Westerly Collection: 240 Series

Body:

Body Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Body Back Mahogany
Body Sides Mahogany
Body Shape Jumbo
Bracing Scalloped X
Rosette Mother-Of-Pearl / ABS
Finish Satin Polyurethane in Natural
Body Depth Upper Bout 3 7/8″ (99mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout 4 3/4″ (119mm)
Body Length 20 5/8″ (524mm)
Body Width Lower Bout 17″ (432mm)
Body Width Upper Bout 12 5/8″ (321mm)
Overall Guitar Length 47 1/2″ (1207mm)
Body Binding Cream ABS
Top Purfling Black and White ABS

Neck:

Neck Material Mahogany
Neck Shape C Shape
Scale Length 30 3/4″ (781mm)
Nut Width 1 5/8″ (41mm)
Nut Material Bone
Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius 16″ (406mm)
Fingerboard Inlays 5mm Mother-Of-Pearl Dots
# of Frets 23
Tuning Machines Guild Closed-Gear in Nickel
Hardware Finish/Plating Nickel-Plated
Truss Rod Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key

Features:

Bridge Pau Ferro
Saddle Bone
Bridge Pins Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot
Electronics Guild/Fishman Bass Sonitone system with combination battery box/output jack
Case or Gig Bag Guild Deluxe Acoustic Bass Gig Bag
Strap Buttons Fishman endpin jack, nickel strap button at heel
Strings D’Addario EXPPBB170 Coated Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge, Acoustic Bass Long Scale (.045 – .100)
Pickguard Tortoiseshell
Item # GUILD-B-240E

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

The Westerly Collection pays homage to an important period in Guild’s early history, when Guild outgrew the beloved Hoboken, New Jersey factory, and moved production to Westerly, Rhode Island in 1967. Finding a home in a former furniture manufacturing building, Guild took advantage of the additional space the new location had to offer, and improved upon the production layout left behind in Hoboken.

With a fresh start, highly skilled employees, and plenty of room to grow, Guild flourished. It was not long before the Westerlyfactory became renowned for exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and the introduction of many beloved Guild acoustics. The dedication to innovation was apparent, with meticulous attention to detail. Inspired by this golden era, the Guild Westerly Collection carries on the tradition of impeccable workmanship and unwavering excellence by incorporating high-quality materials and classic Guild designs into each instrument.

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