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guild flying v bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ben in nm, Apr 14, 2010.


  1. ben in nm

    ben in nm

    Apr 14, 2010
    I have a bass I bought about 20 yrs ago. It is flying v, white,neckthru not bolt on, the wood under is mahagony, 2 pickups one split. I was told it was a guild when I bought it.. there is no decal the headstock had been broken and repaired, it has flying v block inlays. Plays and sounds great.
    any ideas what it is? Thanks
     
  2. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    never heard of it. pics?
     
  3. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan.

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    Yea, the general rule of thumb is "no pics, no bass".

    Sounds like a cool instrument though.
     
  4. At least as far as we're concerned.
     
  5. I had one of those years ago.
    Purple
    It played and sounded nice, a bit awkward sitting though.
    The neck if I remember correctly was comfortable to play a tiny bit wider than my jazz with a c profile.

    It was fun and different

    I gave it to my son who eventually traded it for a Gibson Melody Maker.


    MM
     
  6. ben in nm

    ben in nm

    Apr 14, 2010
    I'l get pics up as soon as I can hopefully tonight. thank you
     
  7. KramerBassFan

    KramerBassFan

    Jan 3, 2009
    Sounds like a Guild By Burnside Bass.
     
  8. KramerBassFan

    KramerBassFan

    Jan 3, 2009
    Ah yes... it should look exactly like that!

    See them pop up on ebay from time to time.
     
  9. ben in nm

    ben in nm

    Apr 14, 2010
    dalkowski and KramerBassFan are correct..its a Guild Burnside Lance V like the one in dalkowski"s pictures... Thanks to all!
     
  10. KramerBassFan

    KramerBassFan

    Jan 3, 2009
    Glad to be of help. :)
     
  11. Happy to help. Enjoy the bass!
     
  12. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Like this?

    76_12_hot20tuna_01.
     
  13. KramerBassFan

    KramerBassFan

    Jan 3, 2009
    That does look like a Dearmond, but the one in mention is more of a Randy Rhoads type Flying V. The one you posted a picture of does look pretty cool... and probably sounds better.. with the two darkstar type pickups... versus the no name P style pickups that are in the Randy Rhoads type V's.
     

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