The final step in the birth of an electric guitar.

Mundelein, IL (May 8, 2008) - In this video you''ll see a painted, buffed guitar go through the final assembly and set-up process. It begins with a custom guitar for the band Kataklysm as its Tone Pros bridge posts are installed. A number of guitars fresh off the set-up line are checked out up close, including a Washburn PS-9000 Gold Top, a Parker Four Seasons RFMV, a Washburn WM526B (HM series) with a Zakk Wylde set-up and a top-of-the-line WI90B.

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