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Washburn Idol Series WI45 Electric Guitar   

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The Washburn WI45 Electric Guitar sports a bound, carved top (flamed maple on the WI45FHB and WI45FTR), the revolutionary Voice Contour Controls, and...Click To Read More About This Product

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A guitar that does it all and looks great in the process!

The Washburn WI45 Electric Guitar sports a bound, carved top (flamed maple on the WI45FHB and WI45FTR), the revolutionary Voice Contour Controls, and deluxe hardware that includes Grover 18:1 tuners. The WI45 Idol is a truly striking and deluxe guitar. The set neck allows a slim neck joint and offers comfortable access to the upper register.

With VCC (Voice Contour Controls) you dial in a single coil sound from the dual humbucker pickups like a coil splitter. All the different tone possibilities make the Washburn WI45 a great guitar for any style of playing.

  • Mahogany body
  • Flamed Maple top (Flamed Honey, Trans Red finishes)
  • Black hardware (Black, White finishes)
  • Chrome hardware (Flamed Honey, Trans Red finishes)
  • Stop tail with tune-o-matic bridge
  • Mahogany set neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Wing inlays (MOP)
  • Randall UL neck & SL bridge pickups
  • Exclusive VCC control
  • Exclusive Grover 18:1 gear ratio tuners
  • 24.75" scale
  • Buzz Feiten Tuning System

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Awesome Guitar!!!

By Tenntonnhammer

from tulsa, ok

This guitar is an awesome guitar. The pictures do not do this justice. It has very nice inlays in the neck and the headstock!!! I have an amplifier that is a behringer that emulates other amps and through all the clean and rectified settings it sounds awesome, no feedback and the voice control contour knobs allow you to dial in a true single coil sound that i believe is much better than any push pull pot. Overall its a great purchase for any hobby or actual working musician.

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Great Deal, Unique Guitar

By Franknfilms

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The WI45 is a beautiful guitar. The body has some nice curves that don't show up in the pics. The white and cream binding looks great. Randall UL/SL pickups are very warm and sound incredible clean. The SL is not a very bright crunchy metal pickup, it sounds best when you're playing full chords, very clean and articulate. The VCC system is great, all of the tone shaping options are still there, plus the VCC all the way down gives you a nice noiseless single coil sound. If you like it twangy, this is not the guitar for you. It is hard to get an extra bright tone out of it, but perhaps a pickup change could remedy that. Overall, this is a great deal on a guitar that is loaded with features and versatility.

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