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Washburn Guitars Introduces the WJ130EK Acoustic/Electric Guitar

September 10, 2012
The Vintage Series recreates the style, and vintage look and feel of some of the great Washburn instruments that were crafted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Washburn Guitars Introduces the EA40SCE Acoustic/Electric Guitar

August 23, 2012
Designed for stage performance, the EA40SCE is based on the original, feedback resistant, thinline Festival Series body style.
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Affordable Resonator Roundup: Gretsch, Recording King, Washburn, Wechter

June 27, 2012
We take a look at four sub-$1000 offerings to help you find the right fit for dipping your feet into the resonator pool.
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Washburn USA Custom Shop Nuno Bettencourt N7 Electric Guitar Review

February 22, 2012
The latest collaboration between Washburn and Nuno is an updated version of the classic N4 with a low B string that shines for shred.
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NAMM '12 - Washburn Guitars FLB26SCE Acoustic Bender Demo

January 26, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where she visits the Washburn Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of Washburn's newest acoustic guitar -- the FLB26SCE Acoustic Bender.

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Washburn Introduces the Fretless Model of Stu Hamm's Signiture Bass and the Stu Hamm Electric Bass Series

January 20, 2012
Mundelein, IL (Jan 20, 2012) -- Washburn with Stu Hamm is releasing a fretless model of his signature electric bass, ‘The Hammer’. The SHBH3FLTSS is a fretless version of
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Washburn Announces 3 New Hollowbody Guitars

January 20, 2012
Mundelein, IL (Jan 20, 2012) -- Washburn adds 3 new hollowbody guitars, first is the HB17CB. Featuring a modern look highlighted by a florentine cutaway, this is a guitar
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NAMM '11 Washburn Paul Stanley, Nuno Bettencourt

February 7, 2011
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Washburn Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about two of their newest artist signature model guitars--Paul Stanley Signature PSV & Nuno Bettencourt Signature N4 Exotic Koa.
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Summer NAMM '10 - Washburn WD10 & WD40 Acoustics

August 20, 2010
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at the 2010 Summer NAMM Show where he visits the Washburn Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to check out some of the new acoustic models that Washburn unveiled at this summer's show.

The WD10 Series model features a solid spruce top, quarter sawn scalloped bracing, mahogany back and sides with a satin-finished mahogany neck that is paired with a rosewood fingerboard.

The WD40 Series model features a solid Alaskan Sitka spruce top with quarter sawn scalloped bracing, flame maple back and sides, a satin-finished maple neck with two-way trussrod and is matched with a rosewood fingerboard.
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Washburn's Guardian Angel

November 18, 2009
Jim Smith Sr. and His Mission to Preserve a Brand and Its Many Sounds
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