GUILD B-301

  • Guild B-301 electric bass guitar

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1977 to 1981

GUILD manufactured the B-301 bass between 1977 and 1981. It had a double cutaway body shape. The single pickup was controlled by single volume and tone controls. Controls and jack plug were mounted on a the scratch plate (12 screw holes in the scratch plate). Head stock had 2 a side tuner configuration (Schaller M-4s) with a Guild logo and "B-301" on the truss rod cover. Dot position markers on the the fingerboard. Available with wide frets or fretless (at no extra charge). Solid brass combined bridge/tailpiece.

Specifications (18)

Controls

Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups configuration1 single coil pickup

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish, red finish, white finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings4 strings

Body

Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Pickguard materialblack pickguard

Hardware

Bridgefixed bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets20 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layouttwo-each-side

Prices (3)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2014£650goodlarry robertsonBought from my bros bass player who left Ireland for USA had it since gigged 4times due to ill bealth
1984£200good
1977$800goodGuitar is in great shape. I have had it set up for drop c tuning and it has a beautiful dark sound

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