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Guild X-175B Manhattan Electric Guitar (with Case)

With a maple hollow body, spruce top, 3-piece neck and a pair of single-coil pickups, the Guild X-175B Manhattan is a vintage beauty in both looks and sound. (3) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Guild X-175B Manhattan Blonde
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Features: What it does for you:
Laminated spruce top Bright, smooth highs and mids
Guild "Frequency Tested" single-coil pickups Crisp, tight tone; balanced across all frequencies
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
3-way pickup selector switch Wide tonal range: select neck, bridge, or both

Guild X-175B Manhattan Electric Guitar

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 DE-1F pickups, but also features the addition of a Guild vibrato tailpiece and is available in a handsome blonde finish.

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Body:
- Body Material: Laminated Spruce Top with Laminated Maple Back & Sides
- Body Shape: Guild X-175
- Body Back: Arched Laminated Maple
- Body Sides: Laminated Maple
- Body Top: Arched Laminated Spruce
- Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
- Purfling: Black/Ivory White
- F Holes Sound Holes: Unbound F Holes
- Body Depth: 3" (76 mm)
- Body Length: 21" (533 mm)
- Body Width Lower Bout: 17" (432 mm)

Neck:
- Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
- Number of Frets: 20
- Fret Size: Narrow Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Block
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.50" (240 mm)
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 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

Electronics:
- Pickup Configuration: S/S
- Bridge Pickup: DE-1F
- Neck Pickup: DE-1F
- 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:
- Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
- Bridge: Guild Tune-O-Matic with Rosewood Base
- Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast
- String Nut: Bone
- Pickguard: Black with Guild Logo

Miscellaneous:
- Strings: D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
- Unique Features: Single Cutaway Hollow Body; Guild "Harp" Tailpiece; Chesterfield Headstock Inlay
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 21 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GUI 3795005 801
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-7195
Customer Reviews
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Overall: Guild has knocked it out of the park with this guitar! Physically, it's beautiful. I particularly love the mahogany three piece neck and the flush mounting into the maple body. The physical only prepares you for the sound. Unplugged, it sounds like a classic hollow body f hole guitar. It has a slightly lower tenor most likely because the lower bout is an inch greater than say a Gretsch 5420. Plugged in and be prepared to be blown away. Had a little fret buzz, but that's why the neck has a truss rod and if you play, you need to be able to make those kind of adjustments as easily as you tune your guitar. Why? Your luthier can set your guitar up perfectly - for being in his shop. Take your guitar home and you're in a different environment. That different environment will affect your guitar and you need to be able to adjust it. Well, one slight adjustment and fret buzz gone. What's left is smooth playing over a beautiful rose wood fret board and jumbo frets. I was reading about new restrictions to the import and export of rosewood and was wondering what that means for the future. The only thing I'd change is instead of the poly finish, I wish it would come in lacquerer, but I know many would disagree and it would run the cost up. I do miss the master volume control that's on my Gretsch 5420. What I find most amazing about this guitar is the ease of play and the fact that it is very forgiving. I've yet to gooch a barre chord. The neck is thin enough I can get the thumb around enough to fret both the E and A strings. The Bigsby is is good, the De-Tune-O-Matic is about to be replaced with a Wilkerson. In summary, don't hesitate getting this guitar. Better than a 5420, it is to me the next step up between the 5420 and a full blown 6120. I'll be getting one of those next year, and I'll probably do it through zZounds. Excellent service. Thank you. Now, I need to get back to playing my Guild. Later.
Style of Music: Guitar. Blues, Jazz, Rockabilly, Fingerstyle acoustic. Make the tone pure and never enough reverb.
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Overall: only played the guitar once and was very impressed. great tones thru a fender amp.Without a doubt will be my next, and probably last, guitar.
Style of Music: jazz, blues
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