Guild S-100 Polara - White

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - White
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A Textbook Example of a Hard-rockin' '70s Guitar

With the Guild S-100 Polara solidbody electric guitar plugged into your favorite amplifier, it's hard not to turn up and rock out. It's a reissue of the classic S-100 from the '70s, with a slightly offset body that's incredibly comfortable to play. A pair of HB-1 pickups gives you vintage tone without the vintage noise. The mahogany neck boasts a bound rosewood fretboard for extra-smooth playing feel. With iconic looks and tone to match, you may have just found your new go-to guitar with the Guild S-100 Polara.

Guild S-100 Polara Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Based on a classic 1970s Guild solidbody
  • Rich tone from a pair of humbucking pickups
  • High-quality appointments for great performance
Based on a classic 1970s Guild solidbody

The S-100 Polara is based on the Guild S-100 guitar from the '70s. Boasting a body made of mahogany with a sleek offset design, and combined with a special pair of humbucking pickups, the S-100 Polara is primed for classic hard rock.

Rich tone from a pair of humbucking pickups

Armed with a pair of HB-1 humbucking pickups, when you plug in your Guild S-100 Polara you will be rewarded with a wide range of classic tones. As music was evolving into harder and heavier sounds, Guild released these higher-output pickups to ensure players could get the most out of their S-100. Famously used by Kim Thayil of Soundgarden, the HB1 humbucker pickups are quite capable of everything from articulate cleans to down-tuned riffing. And the S-100 Polara is sonically flexible, thanks to individual volume and tone controls for each pickup.

High-quality appointments for great performance

On top of great looks and tone, the Guild S-100 Polara sports high-quality features for years of reliable performance. Like the binding on the rosewood fretboard, which looks great but also adds an ultra-smooth playing feel. And Grover Sta-Tite die-cast tuners offer exceptional tuning stability and precision.

Guild S-100 Polara Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Vintage-voiced solidbody electric guitar
  • 2 HB-1 pickups serve up vintage tone without the vintage noise
  • Sleek double-cutaway design gives you unhindered access to the entire fretboard
  • Grover Sta-Tite tuners give you excellent tuning stability
Take a trip back to '70s with the Guild S-100 Polara!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Polara
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Solid Mahogany
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Color White
Neck Material 1-piece Mahogany
Neck Shape Vintage Soft "U"
Radius 12"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid Blocks
Number of Frets 22, Narrow Jumbo
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.650"
Nut Material Bone
Bridge/Tailpiece Tune-o-matic bridge
Tuners Grover Sta-Tite die-cast tuners
Neck Pickup HB-1 Dual-coil
Bridge Pickup HB-1 Dual-coil
Controls 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 3-way toggle pickup switch
Strings D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Case Included Gig bag
Manufacturer Part Number 379-1001-826

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