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    Starfire saddles supposed to be all the same height?

    Hi lungimsam , Will do , they have been very responsive in the past ( supplying schematic etc ) not like some , who dont even bother to reply . Pete
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    Starfire saddles supposed to be all the same height?

    On all my Basses ( Jazz, Lakland etc ) I always follow the pickup shape . If the pickup has adjustable pole pieces ( as on the Starfire ) I set the bridge to the curve of the fingerboard , and adjust the pole heights to a curve ( as a starting point ) . With a Jazz pickups , non adjustable poles...
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    Guild Starfire 1 Newark Street Collection

    All parts arrived ( mini CTS 500K log pots , .002 cap , .022 cap and 100K resistor as required for above schematic ) so started to remove old pots . first problem was that the Vol and Tone pots would NOT come out of the body . The hole into the body from the Pickup routing was a VERY VERY tight...
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    Guild Starfire 1 Newark Street Collection

    Hi All, Now have a schematic of the Starfire Bass from Guild . Strange , normally single coil pups have 250K pots ( as per Jazz , Strat Tele etc ) , the Guild uses 500k , and the caps are normally .047 , Guild use .02 , with the "bleed " cap and resistor ( .002 , 100K ) across the Vol pot ...
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    Newark Street Starfire Bass Review

    Had my Newark SF-1 for just over a week ( bought used on ebay - UK ) Korean made 2012 , spent some time setting up , changing strings , adjusting neck , adjusting string height of saddles , electrics were crap , now reasonable ( treble " bleed " circuit on volume control shorting out on pot -...
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    Guild Starfire 1 Newark Street Collection

    Hi all , Problem solved ........... tried to remove the pots and jack harness - would not come out of " f " holes , pots were too large , so removed pickup and found a square cut out through the side of the center block , that went into the body cavity . Very tight fit for the harness ( I am...
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    Guild Starfire 1 Newark Street Collection

    Hi, Tomorrow morning ( UK time ! ) I will strip out the electrics and have a look . Is there normally a connector between the pup and the first ( vol ) pot , as I can see one looking into the "f " hole ? Also I have asked Guild for a schematic with values ( pots + cap etc ) which may help ! Pete
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    Guild Starfire 1 Newark Street Collection

    Hi all , Just got a Starfire Bass ( used 2012 ) and have had to do a lot of "tweaking" to get it as I want it to play . Put La Bella flats on , cut nut down , lowered wooden saddles etc etc . :beguiled: One question .........the volume does not turn down the sound untill the last 1/8th of...
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