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Buscarino Starlight Nylon Acoustic Electric Guitar 6215  From Buscarino

A serious performing guitar with commanding tone and playability.


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What We Think

This Starlight totally blew me a way when I pulled it off the wall to write a review. This is a guitarist's guitar, in the way that Paco De Lucia is a guitarist's guitarist, plain and simple. There's such a wonderful and delightful warm tone when this guitar is run through a transparent acoustic amp, you get the feeling that this instruments' true voice is the one it'll have when its onstage. The figured maple top is absoutely gorgeous, and although this is an instrument that deserves to be played, it is also a work of art worth showcasing.

Buscarino Starlight Nylon String Acoustic Electric Guitar

Nate Huvard (nathan@huvard.com) is one of Robinson Earle's satisfied customers and an excellent jazz guitarist.  We welcomed him here to help showcase this beautiful Buscarino Nylon String Acoustic/Electric Guitar.  Not only is this guitar absolutely gorgeous, but it also has an amazing clear and bold tone that is reminiscent of brand new grand piano.  Mr. Huvard does an amazing job at displaying all of it's amazing qualities.  There really is no other guitar out there like this!   Gear:   Buscarino Starlight Nylon String Acoustic Electric Guitar AEA R84 Ribbon Mic Lauten Audio Torch ST-221 SDC Mic  Maag Audio PreQ4-500 Mic Preamp Lynx Aurora 16 Converter   Have any questions? Feel free to give us a call at (919) 682-5552 or visit us at SoundPure.com!

Manufacturer's Description from Buscarino

The Starlight Nylon is a Thin Body Electric Acoustic Classical Guitar. Starting with a one piece body of Swamp Ash a sound chamber is created by hollowing out the inside of the body. The sound chamber helps produce some acoustic tone unplugged which allows the player to hear the guitar in practice situations or other settings where plugging in is undesirable and adds a more natural tone when plugged in. The Top is braced using a Lattice bracing pattern which helps to strengthen the top and give a little more punch to the acoustic tone. The bolt on neck with our exclusive DeadBolt Neck Joint Design gives you that neck thru body feel with the convenience of a bolt on neck. The heel is rounded and smooth making the guitar more confortable to play and gives easier access to the upper frets. The DeadBolt Neck Joint adds superior strength to the Neck and increased sustain to your tone. The pickup is the Barbera Soloist which has a clear and natural sound, reduced string noise, a high threshold before feedfack and perfect string balance. Perfect for large band applications or any setting where more volume is needed.

Buscarino Guitars

About Manufacturer

Over the past 25 years John Buscarino has slowly worked is way into the upper echelon of archtop builders. He apprenticed with Classical Builder Augustine LoPrinzi and the renowned Archtop builder Robert Benedetto. He has studied and repaired hundreds of vintage instruments, which has increased his knowledge of guitar construction and has allowed him to apply that knowledge to the building of his own instruments. In his words, “Nothing is more important to me than building the guitar that is perfect for you. I can’t stress enough how important it is for a luthier to know his customer, you can’t build a guitar for someone without knowing what it is that is important to them. By taking the time to talk with you and find out what it is you are hoping to get out of your new guitar I can build you the guitar you have always dreamed of. One of the best things about ordering a custom guitar is you get to choose your specs. With a production guitar you have to take what they give you but with a custom instrument you get to choose the things that are most important to you. With our wide array of options and models to choose from we make it easy for you to design the guitar that is just right for you. I am always in search of the finest products to use on and in my guitars. I have tested numerous products from lacquers to tuners, from cases to sandpaper. I have experimented with several different woods for bridges and saddles, have checked out multitudes of endpin jacks and tested miles of cables all to make sure that only the very best goes into each and every Buscarino Guitar Ever since I started building guitars over 20 years ago I have been collecting and storing high quality instrument grade wood. It is seasoned and aged to perfection before I even think about using it for one of my guitars. One of my strictest requirements is that the wood must be aged and seasoned for at least four years before I will use it to build an instrument. By acclimatizing the wood in my own shop I can guarantee the stability of each and every one of my instruments. Tired of the same old Ebony Fingerboards, Pickguards, Tailpieces and Bridges? Why not try something new and exciting that will make your guitar unique and different. I have several high-quality exotic woods to choose from that will turn your guitar from a Work of Art into a Masterpiece. At least one of every model I make is owned and played by a professional touring musician. By having these guitars out on the road, played in every imaginable setting from an outdoor reception to Carnegie Hall, from a Smoky Club in New York City to a cozy Caf? On the Shores of Italy, I can say with absolute certainty that I have designed a guitar that stands the test of time. With proper care and handling, Gig after Gig your Buscarino will perform as good if not better than the day you bought it. As a Guitarist myself, having studied Classical Guitar and having worked in bands for over 10 years, I have first hand knowledge of what a guitar player needs and expects out of his guitar. I pride myself in designing a guitar that has the perfect balance of form and function. One of the most frequent comments that I hear from those who own and play my instruments is how comfortable and easy they are to play, which for me is the finest compliment I can receive.”


Body Width 14"
Body Depth 2” 
Neck 1 Piece Honduras Mahogany with Dead Bolt Neck Joint, 1 7/8" Neck Width w/30" Radius
Body Wood 1 1 Piece Honduras Mahogany with Hollowed out Cavity
Top Figured Maple
Cutaway Single Venetian
Finish High-gloss Nitro-Cellulose lacquer finish in Natural
Purfling Ebony/Maple/Ebony body and soundhole purfling
FingerboardSolid Ebony 25 1/2” scale, 20 frets, Stainless Steel in Various Sizes
Bridge Brazilian
Bracing Spruce Lattice
Tuners Schaller Classical Tuners with Ebony Buttons
Truss-Rod Two-way adjustable truss-rod
Pickup Barbera Soloist
Battery 1 9-volt , easy access battery box
Knobs Volume and tone controls concealed just inside sound hole
Case Custom Hardshell Case