Guild GSR T-500

By October 2, 20122012, New Release
Guild GSR T-500

The Guild GSR T-500 is a limited production hollow-body electric guitar produced featuring a spruce top with maple back and sides, two Duncan Franz P-90 pickups, gold hardware including a Bigsby tailpiece, Gotoh tuners and a Graphtech bridge, with a nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Living up to its GSR moniker (Guild Special Run), only 25 T-500’s will be built – made in Guild’s New Hartford factory Connecticut, U.S.A.

Guild GSR T-500

“The T500, originally built in the early 60s, was an experiment to see if there was an interest in the thinline 17” arch top guitar. The blonde beauty ended up in the hands of Duane Eddy and was the basis of the DE 500 signature model which is one of the most collectable Guild guitars”

Guild GSR T-500 features:

  • Top: Arched Spruce Top, Hollow Construction With Real F-Holes and Tone Bars
  • Pickguard: Four-Ply Black
  • Finish: High Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Neck: Five Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
  • Nut: Hand-Slotted Bone
  • Neck Joint: “Set-In”
  • Neck Profile: Slim Round
  • Fretboard: Bound Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16″
  • Fretboard Radius: 12″
  • Block Position Markers: Mother of Pearl and Abalone
  • Heasdstock Overlay: Ebony
  • Tuners: Gold Gotoh Die-Cast
  • Bridge: Schaller Tune-O-Matic Style with Bigsby Vibrato Tailpiece
  • Pickups: Two Seymour Duncan “P-90” Single-Coil
  • Electronics: Three Way Pickup Selector, Volume and Tone Controls for Each Pickup

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