The N4 is a small reverse- that features the neck joint for easy access to the higher frets. As well, they built instruments for other retailers and distributors under various , and of some models. The beautiful design of this model offers more than comfort. Washburn is a history which will be heard and experienced whenever you turn on the radio or listen to a live performance. A stateside manufacturing operation was opened in 1991 for higher-end, short-run, and one-off instruments, as well as development and prototyping. This includes heavy and oversized items.
They were thinner than standard acoustic guitars and less acoustically resonant by design, thereby reducing susceptibility to , a significant problem using acoustic or electrified acoustic guitars in large-venue performances. A Washburn acoustic guitar can be taken just about anywhere. Everyone has a favorite guitar song they want to hear in person. Ash is an uncommon selection of acoustic tone wood, however we just like the combination of ash and spruce here. In 1912, Washburn introduced the Lakeside Jumbo guitar, which some consider the first dreadnought-sized guitar.
It was Beckmen Music that resurrected the Washburn name, and beginning in 1974 applied it to a series of quality imported acoustic guitars, made in Japan by Terada, as well as a selection of mandolins and banjos. This is an entry-level product that produces excellent music and boasts an attractive design. You'll still get the trustworthy service you've come to expect from zZounds, without paying more for your gear! At the time, the Washburn facility was the ninth-largest employer in the village the third-largest business , providing 180 jobs. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, American Musical Supply will issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge. Deep Joint · Bolt-on Neck structure draws out a rich body squeal, and the playability of the high position is also good due to the cutaway specification cut deeply. Other great features include a pin-less rosewood bridge, synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, pearloid rosette and dot inlays, chrome die-cast tuners and a beautiful gloss finish. A guarantee so solid, you never have to worry about price when shopping at zZounds We'll beat any price Simply click the Seen it for less? It promises reliable longevity at a fantastic price.
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The preamp features volume, bass and treble control for natural amplified acoustic tone, and a phase switch to deal with feedback issues. We definitely liked the light, cheery top; a solid Sitka-spruce design that has universal appeal. Has a few dings on the body and scratch marks on the neck where it meets the body. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. American Musical Supply is excited to be your stop for Washburn acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and bluegrass instruments! We'll refund you the difference for 45 days, so you'll never regret buying from zZounds. Vibrant acoustics fill a room with warm tones and sharp plucks.
It feature a solid spruce top for superior tone that improves with age, mahogany back, sides and neck, a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, diecast tuners for quick, easy and accurate tuning, a Washburn tortoise pickguard and a custom rosette. The first modern Washburn instruments were full-size acoustic guitars imported from Japan by Beckmen Music. This is a superb guitar suitable for beginners, a solid body and a soft diapason vibrant sound for its price is just fantastic. They produced the first dreadnought sized guitar in 1912, quickly gaining momentum and solidifying their spot as the top acoustic manufacturer in the market. Washburn prides themselves on using premium woods and material for their instruments and offering outstanding value to their customers. For all non-new items, packaging may be slightly compromised and thus not in absolutely perfect unused condition.
Washburn acoustics embody thoughtful details like easy playability, touch-sensitive feel, and inspiring tone. Tonk Brothers turned to manufacturer J. Find a better price after buying from us? The stated intent was to reopen at a smaller building in Buffalo Grove 1000 Corporate Grove Drive but this did not materialize. The Beckmens sold their share back to Roland in 1993 and bought a vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley. As R S Consulting he remained a consultant to the musical-instrument industry and was an executive producer for a small-budget film The corporate offices of U. The modern guitar first appeared in Spain around the 15th century, but it has roots in plucked string instruments like the lute dating as far back as Babylonian times in 3300 B. All Washburn guitars include a limited lifetime warranty.
In 1930, Washburn merges with Tonk Brothers and releases the Solo Deluxe, the precursor of the auditorium style guitar and one of the best-selling guitars created. We'll wait on your money so you don't have to wait for your gear! The early days were a time where catalogs didn't have much of a presence in the industry, but what began as a college dorm room operation grew rapidly. Established in 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, Washburn has become known as a leader in acoustic guitars. Their 1892 catalog claimed to manufacture 100,000 instruments annually. On December 15, 2002, Washburn International announced that it had completed acquisition of , and would be rolling its assets into that company in a. It has been a thrilling and rewarding 40-year ride that has allowed me to realize my dreams and goals. The Wing series continues the Washburn standard by delivering a show quality instrument at a home artist price.