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Washburn Original Idol Electric Guitar   (Open Box)
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Product# H98485
OVERVIEW

An eye-catching shape with a gorgeous top and powerful humbucking pickups.

The Idol has been in the Washburn lineup since the '90s - a testiment to its staying power, desirability and status amongst players of all levels. With its bold single cutaway style and dual humbucker layout, the Original Idol provides a stylish alternative to the cookie cutter guitars that cover the musical landscape. It features a belly cut on the back for playing comfort and a gorgeous spalted maple veneer top. The set mahogany neck has a double truss rod and a bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl inlays. Two humbuckers are wired to a 3-way switch with independent volume and tone controls for each. The top-notch hardware includes a chrome tune-o-matic bridge with a stopbar tailpiece and die-cast tuners.

FEATURES
  • Model WIDLXSPLTD
  • Belly cut on back for playing comfort
  • Spalted Maple veneer
  • 5 ply binding
  • Stoptail with tune-o-matic bridge
  • Mahogany set neck
  • Double adjustable truss rod
  • Neck width: 1-5/8" (43mm) @ nut, 56cmm @ 22nd fret
  • Bound Rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets
  • NuBone nut
  • Rectangular pearl inlays
  • Custom W wing inlay at 12th fret
  • Humbucker pickups
  • 3 position pickup selector switch
  • 2 volume, 2 tone controls
  • Die-cast tuners
  • 24-3/4" scale

Make a statement with a guitar that's different from most. Order today.

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WashburnOriginal Idol Electric Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Good tone (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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4.0

Beautiful, but the setup on mine was awful.

By Ratheon

from Charlotte, NC

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Pros

  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Bad setup
  • Fret Buzz

Best Uses

    Comments about Washburn Original Idol Electric Guitar:

    Beautiful guitar, nice pickups, few marks here and there. The factory setup was the worst I have had for this price range.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    won,t back down

    By seajay

    from Michigan

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Washburn Original Idol Electric Guitar:

      this is a very good guitar you would not beleave the price I paid. I own ten guitars(fender,prs,G&L,Schecter) and this guitar will not back down to any of them

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great guitar

      By leon

      from brainerd,mn

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Washburn Original Idol Electric Guitar:

      plays and sounds fantastic. really a sharp looking guitar. you wont be disappointed

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      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great guitar!!!!

      By Richie

      from Knoxviile, TN

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Washburn Original Idol Electric Guitar:

        Great guitar for the money. The finish and workmanship is remarkable. I have been collecting guitars for over 42 years and this one is very special. It has very good tonal quality and a great neck feel in your hand. The electronics are very responsive to many sounds that you prefer.

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