Guild X-175 Manhattan Special Malibu Blue w/Hardshell Case

SKU: 379-5095-868
guild x-175 manhattan special malibu blue w/hardshell case

Guild X-175 Manhattan Special Malibu Blue w/Hardshell Case

SKU: 379-5095-868
Regular price $1,599.00
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Description & Specs

From Guild:

The precedent for hollowbody aesthetic and tone, the X-175 Manhattan Special looks as good as it sounds. With its gracefully sculpted and richly resonant hollowbody, arched spruce top, and rock-solid three-piece neck it exemplifies the quality building of the Guild Manhattan models of the 1950’s and ‘60s. The secret to this model’s iconic tone lies in the authentic DeArmond Dynasonic neck and bridge pickups, providing crystal clears highs and a full, round low-end - the makings of the iconic tones of rockabilly and blues from the 1950’s on forward. Complimenting the tonal pallet of the Dynasonic pickups, the X-175 Manhattan Special features a Guild Vibrato Tailpiece for expressive playing. Other premium features include fully bound body, neck, F-holes, and headstock, mother-of-pearl block fretboard inlays, and a hard shell case.

Body Type: Hollowbody
Body Shape: Guild X-175
Body Top: Arched Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern: Parallel Tone Bars
Soundhole / F Holes Binding: White ABS
Top Purfling Inlay: 2-Ply Black and White
Top Binding: White ABS
Body Sides: Maple
Body Back: Arched Maple
Back Purfling Inlay: 2-Ply Black and White
Purfling: 2-Ply Black and White
Body Binding: White ABS

Neck Material: Mahogany with a Maple Center Strip
Scale Length: 24 3/4" (629mm)
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Nut Width: 1 11/16" (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret: 20mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret: 24mm
Truss Rod: Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench: 7mm Socket Wrench
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 9 1/2" (240mm)
Fingerboard Inlays: Blocks - Mother-Of-Pearl
Frets Total: 20
Fret Type: Narrow Jumbo
Fingerboard Binding: 1.5 mm White ABS

Finish - Top: Satin Polyurethane
Finish - Back and Sides: Satin Polyurethane
Finish - Neck: Satin Polyurethane

Bridge String Spacing: 2" (52mm)
Hardware Finish / Plating: Nickel Plated
Bridge: Guild Tune-O-Matic with Pinned Ebony Bridge Bass
Tailpiece: Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Hollow Body - Aluminum
Nut Material: Bone
Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tote Open-Gear 18:1 - Nickel
Strap Buttons: Vintage Pawn - Nickel
Pickguard: Acrylic in Black with White Guild Logo

Bridge Pickup: DeArmond Dynasonic Nickel and White - Bridge
Neck Pickup: DeArmond Dynasonic Nickel and White - Neck
Pickup Switch: 3-Way Toggle: 1. Bridge Pickup - 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups - 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Middle Volume, Master Tone, 3-way Toggle Pickup Switch

Included Case: Guild Deluxe Electric Guitar Wood Case
Case Candy: Guild Cloth Bag filled with Warranty Book, Promotion Card with Stickers, Truss Rod Wrench, and 2 Guild Picks
Upper Bout Width: 12 1/2" (318mm)
Lower Bout Width: 17" (432mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout: 3" (76mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout: 3" (76mm)
Body Length: 21" (533mm)
Overall Length: 42" (1067mm)