Guild F-40E Sitka Spruce Jumbo Acoustic Electric Guitar - Natural


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Manifest Great Tone With A Vintage Charm - The Guild F-40E Sitka Spruce Jumbo Acoustic Electric Guitar In Natural Finish

Achieve incredible clarity, balance and volume with our jumbo-shaped F-40, made in Southern California. Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top and solid African mahogany back and sides, this jumbo acoustic checks all the boxes for players who prize outstanding projection and enhanced mid-range. Its predecessor, the F-48 Navarre, was only produced from 1972 to 1976 and original versions are a rare treasure. Today’s reissue manifests the same vintage charm with timeless and tasteful appointments such as a tortoiseshell pickguard, white ABS binding, and Guild’s peak logo inlaid on the headstock. Premium materials such as an East Indian rosewood bridge and fingerboard, 20:1 open-gear tuners, and a hand-cut bone nut and saddle all match today’s standards for fine acoustics. A satin varnish finish gives this guitar its familiar broken-in look and feel, while allowing the tone woods to “breathe” and reach their sonic potential.

Each F-40 ships with a Guild archtop wood case with a built-in Humicase humidification system.

BODY

  • Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body Back: Solid Mahogany
  • Body Sides: Solid Mahogany
  • Body Shape: Jumbo
  • Bracing: Scalloped Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette: ABS Ring
  • Finish: Satin Varnish in Natural top
  • Body Depth Upper Bout: 4″ (101 mm)
  • Body Depth Lower Bout: 4 3/4″ (121mm)
  • Body Length: 20 1/2″ (521 mm)
  • Body Width Lower Bout: 17 1/4″ (438 mm)
  • Body Width Upper Bout: 12 1/2″ (318 mm)
  • Overall Guitar Length: 42″ (1067 mm)
  • Guitar Weight: 4.5 lbs (2kg)
  • Body Binding: ABS
  • Purfling: Black and Cream ABS

NECK

  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: C Shape
  • Neck Joint: Mortise and Tenon
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2″ (648 mm)
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″ (43 mm)
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12″
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Perloid Dots
  • # of Frets: 20
  • Tuning Machines: Guild Vintage Style Open Gear in Nickel with Cream Buttons, 20:1 Ratio
  • Truss Rod: Single Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench: 5/16″ / 8mm Socket Wrench

FEATURES

  • Bridge: Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle Spacing: 2 1/8″ / 54mm
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Case or Gig Bag: Guild Deluxe Humidified Wood Case
  • Endpin: Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Electronics: L.R. Baggs Element with Volume and Tone Control

Manufacturer: Guild Guitars
Model: 385-3404-821
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I572865-N-0
UPC: #809870305518
Listing ID: NA91556