Washburn Releases Scott Ian Signature Models
May 22, 2008
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian''s new Washburn models, the WV540VASI and WV40VASI.
The WV40VASI (left) and WV540VASI (right)
The WV540VASI and WV40VASI join other Ian series guitars, the SI60MW and SI61G. They are made from solid mahogany with Ianâ€™s signature Blood Red graphics and feature a Mahogany/Set neck and the Buzz Feiten Tuning System.
The WV540VASI is built in the Washburn USA Custom Shop and features a carbon glass epoxy composite fretboard, an Original Floyd Rose bridge, Sperzel tuners and Seymour Duncan pickups. Periodically, Scott stops by the Washburn facility outside Chicago to hand splatter each guitar himself. It will retail for $2699.90.
The WV40VASI comes with a Rosewood fretboard, Grover Exclusive tuners, Randall pickups and a Licensed Floyd Rose bridge. It will retail for $1249.90.
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