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Guild® Artist Award | American Patriarch™ Series
Model No#: 3829100
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X-500 Stuart™

Guild® X-500 | American Patriarch™ Series
Model #: 3828100

X-500 Stuart™

Guild® X-500 | American Patriarch™ Series
Model#: 3828100


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  • The Guild X-500 Stuart is the ultimate in vintage-crafted electric guitar artistry. The pride of Guild's engineers and craftsmen, it has a graceful hollow body with a resonant spruce top and beautifully figured maple back and sides, distinctive fast-action neck and dual "frequency tested" single-coil pickups sure to satisfy the most demanding artist. The welcome return of a true Guild classic.

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    Model Name: X-500 Stuart™
    Series: American Patriarch™ Series
    Color / Part #:
    • X-500 Stuart™, Blonde, with Case


    Body Material: Laminated Select Spruce Top with Laminated Figured Maple Back and Sides
    Body Shape: Guild® X-500
    Body Back: Arched Laminated Maple
    Body Sides: Laminated Maple
    Body Top: Arched Laminated Spruce
    Body Finish:
    • 3828100801
      Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
    Purfling: Black/Ivory White
    F Holes Sound Holes: Bound "F" Hole
    Body Depth: 3.125" (80 mm)
    Body Length: 21" (533 mm)
    Body Width Lower Bout: 17" (432 mm)
    Body Binding: Ivory White with Multiple Black/White Purfling


    Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
    Number of Frets: 20
    Fret Size: Vintage-Style
    Position Inlays: Vintage Two-Tone Mother-of-Pearl/Abalone Block
    Fingerboard Radius: 10" (254 mm)
    Head Stock Binding: Ivory White with Multiple Black/White Purfling
    Fretboard: Rosewood
    Neck Material: 5-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple/Walnut/Maple
    Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Nut Width: 1.627" (41.32 mm)
    Scale Length: 24.75" (628 mm)
    Headstock: Vintage 3x3
    Neck Binding: Ivory White with Multiple Black/White Purfling
    Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust


    Pickup Configuration: SS
    Bridge Pickup: Guild® "Frequency Tested" Single-Coil
    Neck Pickup: Guild® "Frequency Tested" Single-Coil
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)


    Hardware Finish: Gold-Plated
    Bridge: Compensated Rosewood with Rosewood Base
    Tuning Machines: Deluxe Enclosed with Cream Buttons
    String Nut: Bone
    Switch Tips: Amber
    Pickguard: 5-Ply B/W/B/W/B


    Truss Rod Wrench: Yes


    Strings: D'Addario® EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.011-.049 Gauges)
    Unique Features: Single Cutaway Hollow Body; Engraved Guild® "Harp" Tailpiece; G-Shield Headstock Inlay


    Control Knobs: Clear Amber Volume & Tone