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Washburn X10 Electric Guitar

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Your Axe to GrindThis double cutaway guitar with its single, single, humbucker pickup configuration and Schaller die cast tuners has a hard rock desi...Click To Read More About This Product

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Built to rock; priced to please.

Your Axe to Grind
This double cutaway guitar with its single, single, humbucker pickup configuration and Schaller die cast tuners has a hard rock design and is comfortable to play.Lightweight Yet Solid
The basswood body is lightweight yet solid, so it can take plenty of abuse as it travels from the lesson room to the garage. The smooth fingerboard is made of rosewood and the neck is maple for rock-solid action.Use and Abuse
Thousands of guitarist have used this workhorse for practice and playing out. Put it in a gig bag, throw it in the car, it loves to be played. With a limited lifetime warranty you can be sure that this baby will be singing for years to come.A Proud Heritage
Washburn has built more than just great guitars, they've built a history. The Washburn tradition of craftsmanship and innovation has withstood the tests of economics, brand competition and fashion. Since being founded in Chicago in 1883, the name Washburn has been branded into the world's finest stringed instruments. If your interest in guitars borders on passion, you will settle for nothing less than a Washburn.The Best and the Brightest Play a Washburn
Dimebag Darrell, Greg Allman, Nuno Bettencourt, Derek Trucks, Jimmy Dale Gilmour, Roger Waters, Jennifer Batten, George Clinton and the boys from Saliva are just some of the professionals who use Washburn guitars everyday in their performing and recording.

FEATURES
  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay
  • Gloss finish
  • 5-way switch
  • Flushtrem vibrato bridge
  • Washburn HSS pickups (humbucker/single-coil/single-coil)
  • Die cast tuners
  • Colors: Black, Metallic Cherry, Metallic Blue, Metallic Grey
  • 25.5" Scale
  • 24 frets
  • Nut Width: 1 5/8" (42mm)
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WashburnX10 Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 40 reviews)

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My first guitar

This was my first guitar. Purchased it back in 2001, when I used to live in Singapore. Paired it with a Randall practice amp and the tones were pretty sweet. The pickups were...Read complete review

This was my first guitar. Purchased it back in 2001, when I used to live in Singapore. Paired it with a Randall practice amp and the tones were pretty sweet. The pickups were great and the single coils really put out an excellent clean tone. It was durable. I traveled the world with my Washburn. After over 60 plane trips, it looked and performed amazingly. I took very poor care of it. Rarely changed strings and never cleaned it. It went from one humid environment to a dry environment to a hot or cold environment every few hours of its life, and the neck never warped!
It's been 15 years and I still play her every now and then. Always a good time :)

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It sounds good but paint is very easy to dent.

I bought this guitar 5 months ago and sence i bought it it sounded great for the price range. It has a horible paint job on it. It looks good but if you drop...Read complete review

I bought this guitar 5 months ago and sence i bought it it sounded great for the price range. It has a horible paint job on it. It looks good but if you drop it or something the paint will chip thats what happend to mine. I picked it up and it slipped a little and hit the side of my bed and it chipped and cracked the paint and wood. I would not recomend this guitar for someone who plays the guitar a lot. It sounds good but the paint is not good. I bought the black version of it. I would recomend saving up for an epiphone les paul or sg. They have amazing paint jobs and sound 100 times better than the washburn. If you want a good strat. guitar I recomend saving up for a fender fat strat. My friend in my band has a fender fat strat. and it sounds and plays amazing. 100 times better than my washburn x10 so I dont recomend this guitar.

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5.0

X10s are a decent Strat copy

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

I own the black model, although my headstock is black too; it looks better that way, I think. Much better than candy apple red or dorky blue. Anyways, it was my first guitar I bought with me own $$$. It's been great so far for me. With two pickups and a humbucker, it can get a variety of sound, from blues to country to rock. Perhaps the worst thing about it would be the action. All of the strings are offset--some are 1/4" off the fretboard, while others are 1/8" from it--and the bottom and top E string likes to fret out a lot. This may be dur to the fact that the neck is slim compared to a Fender. But it's got a fast neck. Be sure to adjust the action, replace the stock strings, and maybe modify or change the pickups or humbucker to your taste the second you own it. And for the picky ones, a pickguard :). Also, don't use a tremolo bar, until you replace the bridge, which seems very flimsy.Overall, it is a great guitar and sounds very nice when amped. I've grown to trust Washburn when makin' good budget guitars.

 
5.0

My first guitar

By JackTheShredder

from Chicago, IL

Pros

  • Easy access to higher frets
  • Slim Neck
  • Stays in tune
  • Tone

Cons

  • None

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    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    This was my first guitar. Purchased it back in 2001, when I used to live in Singapore. Paired it with a Randall practice amp and the tones were pretty sweet. The pickups were great and the single coils really put out an excellent clean tone. It was durable. I traveled the world with my Washburn. After over 60 plane trips, it looked and performed amazingly. I took very poor care of it. Rarely changed strings and never cleaned it. It went from one humid environment to a dry environment to a hot or cold environment every few hours of its life, and the neck never warped!
    It's been 15 years and I still play her every now and then. Always a good time :)

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    5.0

    Washburn x 10 review

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    Great guitar for starters. Sounds great on all types of music, I use it on a line 6 spider 75 wat and it sounds great!!! If your looking for something cheap with exceptional sound this is the guitar for you.

     
    5.0

    Great Guitar

    By TheBEAST205

    from SC

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    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    I've played with this guitar for about 2 years now. It sounds very good and is great quality. I highly recomend it for any one looking to get into playing guitar.

     
    5.0

    better than my baby dean from hell

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    this was my 2nd axe and it is a hell of alot better than my 1st the baby dean from hell.the features are good stays in tune good and so far iv had no problems with it.i use it with a Peavey Vypr 15 and a Digitech RP80 and is sounds killer.i woodnt trade this for nothin

     
    5.0

    Nice with one setback

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    I got this as my first 'good' guitar and I love it but I hate the bridge. I don't think of myself as an excessively agressive player but I break strings left and right...even a .56 E string. Also, don't play your drummer's crashes with the headstock!

     
    5.0

    Great Guitar for Everyone

    By m7idWeNMo

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    I bought this guitar over two years ago, and it still plays very well. The only thing I would suggest is to maybe replace the humbucker. I put a seymour duncan sh6 distortion in ine, and now it sounds amazing. I only have to tune mine like one a week, it stays in tune so well. The action might need to be adjusted when you first buy it, but other than that this guitar is amazing. this is the perfect guitar for beginners, I'd buy it over squier or epiphone. If you're new to playing and are looking for something cheap, buy this now!

     
    5.0

    Great starter guitar

    By Sk8rLink

    from Mexico City

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    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    My dad gave i to me for my 14th birthday, I didnt know how to play the guitar, let alone know the difference between brands. I self taught myself, so I am no professional, but, to start out, wow!, much better than a fender squire and cheaper too, it has hundreds of combinations due to having 2 pickups and a humbucker, the only porblem might me the paint, qhich if you hit a lot will come of, but the wooden body will not break, my guitar has fallen like 15 times, and the only thing that is wrng is the the corner paint, higly recommend it to start playing

     
    5.0

    Great Buy

    By guitarguy12392

    from Tucson Arizona

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    I got this guitar a couple years back and i love it. It is cheap but plays like it shhould be 3 times the price. I recently dropped some seymour duncan pickus into this beast and I fell in love with a guitar, imagine that. I would recomend this guitar to any begginer or intermediatw player.

     
    5.0

    Awesome Guitar!!

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Washburn X10 Electric Guitar:

    I got this as my first electric guitar, and have not regretted it! It took me a while to find an electric, but I found this one and was very happy with it. The neck is AMAZING and very fast, good for riffs. The pickups are also pretty good for stock pickups. This guitar is good for ANY type of music too! It does awesome in Drop D and low tuning, great for metal. This guitar even sounds pretty decent playing clean. I did customize it, lowered the action and gave it a different paint job. Overall this is an awesome guitar, beginner or intermediate, and should be at a higher price. Buy this, you won't regret it!

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