Are Starfire guitars any good?
Construction and overall build quality also felt sturdy and reliable, especially for the price. It certainly doesn’t feel like a premium instrument, based on the thicker finish with a little bit of stickiness. But the hardware is all well adjusted and feels solid, certainly gig ready.
Where are Guild Starfire manufactured?
Sure, it’s made in Korea, and the siren song of an American-built guitar will forever drag many of us into troubled financial waters, but the reality is that it would be impossible for Guild to bring a guitar of this quality in at this price point were it crafted in the USA.
Where is Guild Starfire III made?
One of the last American Made Guild Starfire III’s (they are made in Korea now). Guild’s Starfire III is equipped with features of extra advantage to the rock ‘n’ roll guitarist who seeks a combination of flashy appearance and extraordinary tonal possibilities.
Are Guild guitars still being made?
Production in Corona was short-lived, however, as Fender acquired the assets of Washington-based Tacoma Guitar Company in 2004, and moved all American Guild acoustic guitar production to Tacoma, Washington and discontinued production of US-made Guild electric guitars completely.
Where is the Guild Jetstar made?
The Jetstar is Chinese-made and, unlike the 60s original, uses a longer Fender-style 648mm (25.5-inch) scale.
Do Guild guitars hold their value?
Guilds apparently have a much lower resale value than Martin and many other top line brands. A used HD-28 (a comparable guitar in all respects) would bring at least $1400-1500. This would suggest most Guilds are poor investments from a financial standpoint, but it also means that they are great deals as a used guitar.
Is Guild owned by Gibson?
In 2014, Guild is acquired by Cordoba Music Group from Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Ren Ferguson signs on as VP of Manufacturing and R&D.
Who owns Guild guitars now?
Cordoba Music GroupGuild Guitar Company / Parent organization
Do Guild Guitars hold their value?
Who uses Guild guitar?
Their acoustic and electric guitars have long been a favourite to many musicians over the years such as Richie Havens, Nick Drake, Tom Petty, Jeff Buckley, Brian May, Slash, Kim Thayil from Soundgarden, Jerry Garcia and many others.
Is Guild made by Fender?
In 2014, Guild is acquired by Cordoba Music Group from Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.