Soon NGD Guild S100 - second one made of the 90's reissues.

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  1. koaguilds

    koaguilds Well-Known Member

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    I've been offered the second S100 made of the reissues for sale, in mint condition, natural finish! It's from the same batch Kim Thayil got his 90's reissues. The one I'm getting was in the 1994 NAMM show. I can't wait!
     
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    Nice!!!
     
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    When you get it, pop the back cover, and see if JT marked it.
     
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    The S-100s are excellent guitars.
    Best of luck with it.
     
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    Thank you all! It's here and looks like it just left the factory. Just had to polish off some fret tarnish (I use nevrdull wadding polish) and oil the fretboard.
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    Congratulations!
    How's the weight? How's the neck profile? How are the humbuckers?
     
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    Thanks! I haven't weighed it but it's not super heavy. I'm guessing 7 pounds or a tad heavier. The neck profile is definitely slim taper-ish on these. It has the 1 - 5/8" nut on the early reissues which is a deal breaker for some but I seem to not be bothered by it. The later 90's ones had 1 - 11/16" i think. This is one of the rare ones that has the actual Guild HB-1's before they switched to the Seymour Duncans. These sound thick with plenty of range to go smooth or rough. I see why Thayil likes them.

    I have the action slightly lower than my SG's with little relief and yet no buzz which kind of shocks me but I'm not complaining. The guy I bought it from got it from the 1994 NAMM show and played it a few times then stored it away with his Guild collection. I had posted that I was searching for one on the Guild players and sellers FB page. He contacted me so I guess I came along at the right time when he decided to part with it.

    Somebody on a FB Guild group is trying to sell their mint 1997 red S100 - those have the duncans, wider nut, and the bridge was changed over to the gotoh tunematic. If I was wealthier I'd grab it too so I could compare but oh well.
     
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    Sounds nice enough :-)
     
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    Nice!

    I got the Fender/Squier version in CAR. It is a beautiful thing.
     
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    Well, if you're ever up near Harrisburg, PA, I have a 00 white S-100, along with multiple early reissues, if you want to compare!
     
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    Sounds like a plan. I'm now on the hunt for a green one. I wonder how many years in the 90's the S100 was offered in green? I seem to recall seeing it listed in more than one catalog as an option.
     
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