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Summer NAMM '10 - Washburn WD10 & WD40 Acoustics

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.



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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PG contributor Tom Butwin dives into the Rivolta Sferata, part of the exciting new Forma series. Designed by Dennis Fano and crafted in Korea, the Sferata stands out with its lightweight simaruba wood construction and set-neck design for incredible playability.

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