Guild Announces New Acros & GAD Series Instruments for 2013 NAMM Show

Published 10 years ago on January 3, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Guild Announces New Acros & GAD Series Instrumentsfor 2013 NAMM Show -

Guild is proud to announce several new models in the popular Arcosand GAD series to be featured at the 2013 NAMM Show.

TheAD-5CE dreadnought features Guild's signature arched-backbody design and is designed for pure performance. The solid Sitkaspruce top, laminated rosewood sides and arched back give it afull, balanced sound with excellent volume and projection. The slimsatin-finish mahogany neck and larger medium jumbo frets give it asmooth, comfortable feel and effortless playability, while thecutaway body design invites you to venture into the upper regionsof the rosewood fingerboard.

The Fishman® Presys Plus pickup system rounds out theperformance package with a host of performer-friendly featuresincluding an onboard electronic tuner and anti-feedback control.Other premium features include a bone nut and saddle, koa rosette,pearl inlays, hand-rubbed satin finish, dual-action truss rod andbolt-on neck construction. Guild lightweight polyfoam caseincluded.

TheAO-5CEis a performance-driven orchestra-style model thatfeatures Guilds signature arched-back body design. The solid Sitkaspruce top, laminated rosewood sides and arched back give thissmall-body guitar a full, balanced sound with excellent volume andprojection. The slim satin-finish mahogany neck and larger mediumjumbo frets give it a smooth, comfortable feel and effortlessplayability.

Fingerstyle players will appreciate the extra string spacingthat the 1-3/4" nut width provides, while the cutaway body designoffers easy access to the upper reaches of the fingerboard.

The onboard Fishman® Presys Plus pickup system offersa host of performer-friendly features, including an onboardelectronic tuner and anti-feedback control. Other premium featuresinclude a bone nut and saddle, koa rosette, pearl inlays,hand-rubbed stain finish, dual-action truss rod and bolt-on neckconstruction. Guild lightweight polyfoam case included.

All of the popular D-125and M-120guitars are now available in asatin Cherry Red finish, and feature new variants, the cutawayelectric D-125CEand non-cutaway electric M-120Eguitars, which bothfeature Fishman® Sonitone under-saddle pickup withend-pin mounted active preamps and volume and tone controls.

Guild Arcos AD-5CE

Guild Arcos AO-5CE

Guild GAD D-125

Guild GAD D-125CE

Guild GAD M-120

Guild M-120E

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