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Guild X-175B Manhattan w/ Bigsby Blonde


Official Guild UK Main Dealer

We have this guitar on order and hope to receive it very soon. Please contact us for an up to date estimated ETA

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    An extraordinary instrument for the swinging soloist and technician, Guild's X-175B Manhattan™ is a masterpiece of the guitar maker's art. It presents the same exceptional appointments as its brother, the X-175 Manhattan™, including a gracefully sculpted hollow body, rock-solid three-piece neck and electrifying dual single-coil pickups, but also features the addition of a Guild Bigsby® vibrato tailpiece and is available in a handsome Blonde finish.

    Bracing:    Parallel Tone Bars
    Purfling:    Black/Ivory White
    F Holes Sound Holes:    Unbound F Holes
    Body Depth:    3.125" (80 mm)
    Body Length:    21" (533 mm)
    Body Width Lower Bout:    17" (432 mm)
    Body Binding:    Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
    Neck Shape:    Vintage Soft "U"
    Number of Frets:    20
    Fret Size:    Jumbo
    Position Inlays:    Pearloid Block
    Fingerboard Radius:    9.45" (240 mm)
    Fretboard:    Rosewood
    Neck Material:    3-Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
    Neck Finish:    Gloss Polyurethane
    Nut Width:    1.650" (42 mm)
    Scale Length:    24.75" (628 mm)
    Headstock:    Newark St.™
    Neck Binding:    1-Ply Ivory White
    Truss Rods:    Dual-Action Head Adjust
    Truss Rod Nut:    Hex
    Pickup Configuration:    S/S
    Bridge Pickup:    Guild® "Frequency Tested" Single-Coil
    Neck Pickup:    Guild® "Frequency Tested" Single-Coil
    Pickup Switching:    3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Controls:    Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
    Hardware Finish:    Nickel-Plated
    Bridge:    Guild® Adjusto-Matic™ with Rosewood Base
    Tuning Machines:    Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
    String Nut:    Bone
    Pickguard:    Opaque Plexi Pickguard with Guild® Logo
    Truss Rod Wrench:    Yes
    Strings:    D'Addario® EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
    Unique Features:    Single Cutaway Hollow Body; Guild® Bigsby® B60 Vibrato Tailpiece; Chesterfield Headstock Inlay
    Control Knobs:    Clear Amber Volume & Tone
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