New (to me) Starfire IV

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I own a 1967 D50 acoustic Guild and love it. This week I came across a 2014 Starfire IV. It was too good of a price to pass up, but I don’t usually play electric and had no idea what to expect.
What an awesome guitar though!!! I played until I couldn’t anymore. I think it will definitely be a keeper.
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GGJaguar

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Very nice, congrats! The Newark Street series have great bang-for-the-buck value and play really well. Enjoy!
 

SFIV1967

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Nice, congratulations! You might need to check intonation as the bridge seems to be shifted on the bass side. The bass side should be a bit more towards the tail piece for correct intonation.

It probably need to be similar to this one:

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Sweetwater gave this procedure:
  • First, bring your strings to pitch. Then, check the tuning of each string at the 12th fret. It should match.
  • If the tuning at the 12th fret is sharp, you need to move the bridge back (away from the neck).
  • If the tuning at the 12th fret is flat, you need to move the bridge forward (toward the neck).
  • Please note that your bridge will likely not be straight across. This is due to the fact that the intonation of your strings will not be even across the board and each will require slightly different lengths. It is very common for the bridge to be angled back farther on the bass side than the treble side.
There are many videos as well:


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Starfire IVs have floating bridges?
 

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Nice! Great finish color!

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