Guild DS-240 Memoir Acoustic - Vintage Sunburst Zoom

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Guild DS-240 Memoir Acoustic - Vintage Sunburst

The Westerly Collection pays homage to an important period in Guild’s early history, when Guild outgrew the beloved Hoboken, New Jersey factory, and moved production to Westerly, Rhode Island in 1967. 

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Guild DS-240 Memoir Acoustic - Vintage Sunburst

The Guild DS-240 Memoirfrom the inexpensive Westerly series is a homage to the classic Round Shoulder western guitars of the 20s of the last century. Accordingly, a solid Sitka spruce top sits enthroned on a body of laminated mahogany and consequently provides a powerful sound image with powerful BThe range includes a wide variety of sounds, vocal and striking mids, as well as brilliant highs. This makes the Guild DS-240 Memoir ideal for the Singer-Songwriter with Strumming or Flatpicking. In addition, the flat "C" neck profile provides a pleasant and soft BThe Graph Tech NUbone bridge inlay ensures clean intonation and a flat string position. In addition, the open Vintagemechanics keep the tuning clean.

Here to help you write your own story - the Memoir DS-240. This retro-looking slope shoulder dreadnought is built with a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides with a sleek, gloss finish. The vintage-inspired mother of pearl rosette and Guild Script Logo pay homage to the classic styling of instruments from the 1920s. The DS-240’s sound is instantly warm, clear and inviting - almost as if its tone has been perfected over years of fireside strumming and family jamming.

Guild DS-240 Memoir Acoustic - Vintage Sunburst Specification:

Body Shape Dreadnought – Sloped Shoulder
Body Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern Scalloped X
Soundhole Diameter 4″ (102mm)
Rosette Black / Ivory / Black outer – Black / MOP / Black center – Black / Ivory / Black inner
Top Purfling Inlay Black and White ABS
Body Sides Mahogany
Body Back Mahogany
Body Binding Ivory ABS
Neck Material Mahogany
Scale Length 24 3/4″ (629mm)
Neck Shape C Shape
Nut Width 1 11/16″ (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret 20mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret 24mm
Truss Rod Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius 16″ (406mm)
Fingerboard Inlays 3mm Dots – Mother-Of-Pearl
Frets Total 20
Color Vintage Sunburst (VSB)
Finish Satin Polyurethane
Finish – Top Gloss Polyurethane
Finish – Back and Sides Gloss Polyurethane
Finish – Neck Satin Polyurethane in Natura
Bridge Material Pau Ferro
Bridge String Spacing 2 1/8″ (55mm)
Bridge Pins Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot
Saddle Material NuBone
Hardware Finish / Plating Nickel Plated
Nut Material NuBone
Tuning Machines Guild Tuning Machine GBB2 Butterbean 18:1 Nickel
Endpin Nickel Strap Button
Pickguard Tortoiseshell
Strings D’Addario EXP16 – Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 – .053)
Included Case Case Sold Separately
Upper Bout Width 11 1/4″ (286mm)
Lower Bout Width 15 7/8″ (403mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout 4″ (101mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout 5″ (127mm)
Body Length 20 1/4″ (514mm)
Overall Length 40 1/2″ (1029mm)

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