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Comment by Mike on March 28, 2014 at 12:43pm

I have one. GAD-30R Bought brand new from Sweetwater in '11 or '12. Looks like brand new in the tweed case. Beautiful guitar. I just never seem to take it out of it's case.

Comment by FloridaGull on March 28, 2014 at 9:51am
Kind of looking for a first-generation (pre-2012) Guild GAD-30R - NOT the newer F130-R. Anyone have one they might be willing to part with? ;-)
Comment by ra harris on March 18, 2014 at 6:41am

Fanciful artwork depicting the 2013 Guild GAD M120 I have for sale in the discussion forum above ;-) 

Comment by Edward Sparks on January 17, 2014 at 3:04pm

Check out these now Guild basses...

Guild Guitars M-85 and GSR M-85 II Basses
The Guild Newark St. Collection marks the return of classic Guild electric favorites from the 1950s and ’60s—once again putting the distinctive Guild styling and voice that helped shape popular music into the hands of today’s guitarists. GSR series guitars are distinctive limited-edition versions of some of Guild guitars’ most sought after and revered models. These exceptional instruments feature special and exotic wood selections and custom appointments not available on standard models, resulting in exciting new guitars that take the Guild legacy to new heights of elegant sound and performance.
The M-85 Bass boasts authentic mid-'60s style with a compact semi-hollow body and big “Bi-Sonic” bass pickup that together create the sonic boom of an instrument twice its size. The single-cutaway body measures 2.75” deep and a mere 13.5” across the lower bout, with an arched spruce top and maple back and sides. The body also features elegant ivory white body binding, black/white purfling, partial center-block bracing and dual finger rests. This distinctive bass also features a 30.75” scale length, bound three-piece mahogany neck with a  vintage-style “soft U” profile, 21-fret rosewood fingerboard with 12” radius and pearloid dot inlays, volume and tone controls, combo bridge/tailpiece with rosewood saddles, Grover tuning machines, nickel hardware and cool Jet Black gloss finish.

The compact Aristocrat-style hollowbody in the limited edition run of the GSR M-85 II Bass has a single laminated spruce arched top with parallel tone bar bracing, mahogany back and sides and stately black-and-white binding. The unbound three-piece mahogany-maple-mahogany neck has a comfortable profile and a 9.5”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets and mother-of-pearl dot inlays.

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Comment by Ted Hechtman on January 14, 2014 at 2:50pm

Great guitar. Great shape for a 12. I have an old Guild D- 212.

Comment by FloridaGull on January 14, 2014 at 1:35pm

Here are the specs:

Model Name: GAD-F212
Category: Guild(r) Acoustic Design Grand Orchestra
Body Style: 12-String Grand Orchestra
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Bracing: Guild(r) Scalloped Spruce
Back: Solid Mahogany
Sides: Solid Mahogany
Neck: 3-Piece Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
Width at Nut: 1-7/8" (47.6 mm)
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood, 16" Radius, (406.4 mm)
Frets: 20
Bridge: Indian Rosewood Pin Bridge
Hardware: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Grover(r) Rotomatic(tm) Chrome-Plated Die-Cast Mini Tuners
Finish: High Gloss (Polyester)
Colors: (821) Natural
Other Features: Dovetail Neck Joint,
Dual Truss Rods,
Strap Button with Internal Block Reinforcement,
Ornate Mother-of-Pearl Position Inlays,
Abalone Side Dot Position Inlays,
Mother-of-Pearl Headstock Logo,
Ebony Bridge Pins with MOP Dots,
Ebony End Pin with MOP Dot,
Bone Nut and Saddle,
Dark Mahogany Body Bindings,
Tortoise Shell Pickguard,
Back Center Wood Mosaic Inlay
Case: Includes Deluxe GAD Hardshell Case, P/N 0079666000
U.S. MSRP: $1,199.99
Strings: Phosphor Bronze, Light .010 to .047


It is a 2011 model - I don't think they make this one anymore... :-)

Comment by Ted Hechtman on January 14, 2014 at 12:51pm


Comment by FloridaGull on January 14, 2014 at 12:20pm

Here are pics from Robert's "Banjohangout" ad...




Comment by Ted Hechtman on January 14, 2014 at 11:40am

Congratulations. Eager to see pics. Enjoy. There is nothing like a Guild 12.

Comment by FloridaGull on January 14, 2014 at 10:51am

It's official!  The Guild GAD F212 Grand Orchestra 12-string mentioned below is coming to me!  Check has been cashed!  I have a tracking number!  It will be here Thursday - assuming the men and women in brown don't abuse her in some way...

Soon, I will be an actual Guild owner - not just admirer... :-)

Traditional pics of the guitar on the lab bench will come...


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