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D-50 Bluegrass Special

Dreadnought | Traditional Series
Model #: 3856400

3,399.99 - 3,449.99

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D-50 Bluegrass Special

Dreadnought | Traditional Series
Model#: 3856400

3,399.99 - 3,449.99

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  • First introduced in 1963, the D-50 Bluegrass Special was designed for pure performance. Traditional vintage elements such as a red spruce top with scalloped red spruce braces, and an Indian rosewood body combine to produce a bold, deeply resonant playing experience. With exceptional string-to-string balance, excellent playability, and powerful projection the D-50 Bluegrass Special is a versatile and well rounded instrument that is well suited for a variety of different playing styles.

  • General

    Model Name: D-50 Bluegrass Special
    Series: Traditional Series
    Color / Part #:
    • D-50 Bluegrass Special, Rosewood Dreadnought, Antique Burst, w/ Deluxe Case
    • D-50 Bluegrass Special, Rosewood Dreadnought, Natural, w/ Deluxe Case


    Body Material: Solid Red Spruce Top with Solid Rosewood Back and Sides
    Body Shape: Dreadnought
    Body Back: Rosewood
    Body Sides: Rosewood
    Body Top: Solid Red Spruce
    Body Finish:
    • (3856400837, 3856400821)
      Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Bracing: Scalloped Red Spruce
    Rosette: Classic Guild®
    Body Binding: Tortoiseshell


    Number of Frets: 20
    Position Inlays: Pearl Dot
    Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Walnut/Mahogany
    Neck Finish: Gloss Lacquer
    Nut Width: 1.69" (42.9 mm)
    Scale Length: 25.625" (650.8 mm)
    Truss Rods: Dual-Action


    Special Electronics: D-TAR® Multi-Source™ Pickup System


    Hardware Finish: Chrome
    Bridge: Ebony
    Bridge Pins: Bone
    Tuning Machines: Gotoh® 700 Series Open-Back
    String Nut: Bone
    Saddle: Bone Saddle
    Pickguard: Tortoiseshell


    Strings: Guild® M-450C Standard Tension Coated Phosphor Bronze, (.013-.056 Gauges)
    Unique Features: Ebony Headcap, Dovetail Neck Joint with Slim Heel, Lightweight Laminated Birch Tail-Block, 30' Radius Top, Red Spruce Scalloped Braced Top, Pearl Dot Position Inlays, Bone Bridge Pins, Bone Nut and Saddle, Tortoise Shell Bindings, Classic Guild Rosette with Tortoise Shell Stripe, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, Dual Action Truss Rod


    Case Gig Bags: Premium Hardshell