Guild Westerly Jumbo Junior Bass Flamed Maple Antique Blonde Satin

4-String Acoustic Bass in Natural with Ebony Fingerboard.

Guild Westerly Jumbo Junior Bass Flamed Maple Antique Blonde Satin

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Description & Specs

Note: Due to differences in wood grain, the item you receive may not exactly match the item in the photos.


From Guild:

Meet the Jumbo Junior Bass, a compact four-string that checks the boxes for robust acoustic bass tone and portability. We chose a solid Sitka spruce top and arched flamed maple back to mirror the tonewoods that have been used in upright bass construction for centuries, resulting in a clear, tight bass tone that is impressive for its reduced size. The back, sides and neck are finished in a satin antique blonde finish, which adds a rich depth and unique character to the wood’s figure.

The Jumbo Junior Bass’s deep voice can be amplified or recorded using its onboard Guild AP-1 Active Acoustic Piezo pickup system with built in volume and tone controls. Other standout features include an ebony fingerboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, mother-of-pearl rosette and Guild peak headstock logo, tortoiseshell pickguard, and nylon-core phosphor bronze strings.

Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Body Back: Layered Flamed Maple
Body Sides: Layered Flamed Maple
Body Shape: Jumbo Junior
Bracing: Scalloped Sitka Spruce
Rosette: MOP and ABS Ring
Finish: Satin polyurethane
Body Depth Upper Bout: 85mm / 3.3″
Body Depth Lower Bout: 105mm / 4.1″
Body Length: 17 1/4″ / 438mm
Body Width Lower Bout: 14 1/2″ / 368mm
Body Width Upper Bout: 10 1/2″ / 267mm
Overall Guitar Length: 37″ (940mm)
Body Binding: Cream ABS
Top Purfling: Black and White ABS

Neck Material: Maple
Scale Length: 23 3/4″ / 603mm
Nut Width: 1 5/8″ / 41mm
Nut Material: Bone
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 16″
Fingerboard Inlays: 5mm MOP Dots
# of Frets: 19
Tuning Machines: Guild Closed Gear Bass, 18:1 Ratio
Hardware Finish/Plating: Chrome
Truss Rod: Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench: 4mm Allen Key

Bridge: Ebony
Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8″ / 54mm
Saddle: Bone
Bridge Pins: Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot
Endpin: Endpin Jack
Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
Pickup: Guild AP-1 Active Acoustic Piezo Pickup
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10/19/2020
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Guild Jumbo Junior Bass

Started playing bass as a pandemic project. With little previous stringed instrument experience (as a keyboard player for most of my life), I initially found the unfamiliar left-hand stretches and bends made progress difficult. The Jumbo Jr's short scale and low string tension have jump-started my playing; I can practice for longer periods without fatigue and discomfort. Also loving the convenience of an acoustic / electric instrument. The Jumbo Jr. is always ready-to-go, with adequate unplugged volume to keep up with my acoustic guitar-playing friends; when plugged in, the on-board pickup easily delivers a pleasant amplified sound. Happy camper. CME sales folks were pleasant and helpful, too!

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