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Vintage style and loads of low end with its hollow body and "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup.
The companion to Guild's M-75 Aristocrat guitar, the M-85 Bass boasts authentic mid-'60s style with a compact semi-hollow body and big "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup that together create the sonic boom of an instrument twice its size.
The single-cutaway body measures 2.75" deep and a mere 13.5" across the lower bout, with an arched spruce top and maple back and sides. The body also features elegant ivory white body binding, black/white purfling, partial center-block bracing and dual finger rests. This distinctive bass also features a 30.75" scale length, bound three-piece mahogany neck with a vintage-style "soft U" profile, 21-fret rosewood fingerboard with 12" radius and pearloid dot inlays, volume and tone controls, combo bridge/tailpiece with rosewood saddles, Grover tuning machines, nickel hardware and cool Jet Black gloss finish. Includes plush-lined hard-shell case.
- Laminate maple double-cutaway hollowbody
- Vintage soft "V" neck profile and rosewood fretboard
- Guild "Bi-Sonic" bass pickup
- Volume and tone controls
- Combo bridge with rosewood string saddles
- Includes case
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Body Material: Laminated Spruce Top with Laminated Maple Back & Sides
Body Shape: Guild M-85
Body Back: Laminated Maple
Body Sides: Laminated Maple
Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Bracing: Partial Center Block
Purfling: Black/Ivory White
Body Depth: 2.75" (70 mm)
Body Length: 17.25" (438 mm)
Body Binding: Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Number of Frets: 21
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
Scale Length: 30.75" (781 mm)
Neck Binding: 1-Ply White
Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Bridge Pickup: Guild "Bi-Sonic" Bass
Controls: Volume, Tone
Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
Bridge: Guild Combo Bridge-Tailpiece with Rosewood String Saddles
Tuning Machines: Grover Die-Cast
String Nut: Bone
Strings: D'Addario Custom Light, (.045-.105 gagues)
Case Gig Bags: Hardshell Case
Control Knobs: Black Plastic