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GUILD® ANNOUNCES NEW ARCOS & GAD SERIES INSTRUMENTS FOR 2013 NAMM SHOW
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (January 24, 2013) – Guild is proud to announce several new models in the popular Arcos and GAD series to be featured at the 2013 NAMM Show.
The AD-5CE dreadnought features Guild's signature arched-back body design and is designed for pure performance. The solid Sitka spruce top, laminated rosewood sides and arched back give it a full, balanced sound with excellent volume and projection. The slim satin-finish mahogany neck and larger medium jumbo frets give it a smooth, comfortable feel and effortless playability, while the cutaway body design invites you to venture into the upper regions of the rosewood fingerboard.
The Fishman® Presys Plus pickup system rounds out the performance package with a host of performer-friendly features including an onboard electronic tuner and anti-feedback control. Other premium features include a bone nut and saddle, koa rosette, pearl inlays, hand-rubbed satin finish, dual-action truss rod and bolt-on neck construction. Guild lightweight polyfoam case included.
The AO-5CE is a performance-driven orchestra-style model that features Guilds signature arched-back body design. The solid Sitka spruce top, laminated rosewood sides and arched back give this small-body guitar a full, balanced sound with excellent volume and projection. The slim satin-finish mahogany neck and larger medium jumbo frets give it a smooth, comfortable feel and effortless playability.
Fingerstyle players will appreciate the extra string spacing that the 1-3/4" nut width provides, while the cutaway body design offers easy access to the upper reaches of the fingerboard.
The onboard Fishman® Presys Plus pickup system offers a host of performer-friendly features, including an onboard electronic tuner and anti-feedback control. Other premium features include a bone nut and saddle, koa rosette, pearl inlays, hand-rubbed stain finish, dual-action truss rod and bolt-on neck construction. Guild lightweight polyfoam case included.
All of the popular D-125 and M-120 guitars are now available in a satin Cherry Red finish, and feature new variants, the cutaway electric D-125CE and non-cutaway electric M-120E guitars, which both feature Fishman® Sonitone under-saddle pickup with end-pin mounted active preamps and volume and tone controls.
For more information, visit www.guildguitars.com.
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