The comfortable thinline shape and '60s pop-rock soul of the Starfire semi-hollow series takes on new shapes in the Guild Starfire IV 12-string. This 12-string jangles, chimes, and growls with the best of them, and its prominent chorus and octave effects are just waiting to take your bread-and-butter riffs and leads to new heights. A pair of modern LB-1 Little Buckers arms this Starfire with rock, country, folk, and blues potential, and a Vintage Soft "U" mahogany-maple-mahogany neck and articulate ebony fretboard promise hand-filling comfort and extra intelligibility as the night rolls on. Features we're glad to see in the Starfire IV 12-string are its pinned Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece, to better keep those octaves in tune and intonated up and down the neck.
Based on the Starfire from the '60s, this Guild Starfire IV 12-string packs all the mojo that made the original such a popular guitar during the rock revolution. Dual humbuckers and the thinline design make this guitar as ready for rock as it is for country or blues.
The Guild Starfire IV 12-string is outfitted with a pair of smaller, hum-canceling LB-1 Little Bucker pickups. Originally designed in the 1960s, the Little Bucker's output sits somewhere between a single-coil and a vintage-style PAF humbucker, offering more jangle than a PAF but a little more warmth than a traditional single-coil. Factor in the 3-way pickup selector, and you'll soon discover just how good the Starfire IV 12-string from Sweetwater can sound in just about any genre.