Chicago, December, 2012 – Washburn Guitars is pleased to bring back a familiar body shape with the WIDLXSPLTD, a Spalted Maple version of the original Idol popularized in the ’90s and ’00s.
The new Idol features a gorgeous gloss finished carved Spalted Maple top on a chambered mahogany body with a belly cut on the back for playing comfort. The chambering of the body makes the guitar lighter and more resonant. The gloss mahogany set neck features a bound rosewood fingerboard with rectangular pearl inlays and a custom W wing inlay at the 12th fret.
Players can expect a fat, creamy tone with superb playability thanks to the chambered mahogany body and easy playing neck. It comes equipped with D’Addario EXL-120 strings ensuring great tone out of the box. Hardware includes a tune-o-matic bridge with stop tailpiece and diecast tuners. A NuBone® nut is used for added sustain. Electronics are comprised of 2 humbuckers for noise free operation with a 3 way toggle switch and individual volume and tone control for each pickup. With its bold single cutaway style and dual humbucker layout, the WIDLXSPLTD provides a stylish alternative to the cookie cutter guitars that litter the musical landscape.
The WIDLXSPLTD has a Suggested Retail Price of $712.90.
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Washburn Guitars is owned by US Music Corp, located in Buffalo Grove, IL. US Music Corp is an international music company that manufactures and distributes products worldwide under Washburn Guitars, Parker Guitars, Oscar Schmidt, Eden Electronics, Randall Amplifiers, Marshall Amplifiers, Hagstrom, Jay Turser, Warwick, Natal Drums, Framus, Quik Lok, and Profile brand names. US Music Corp is a subsidiary of Jam Industries, Ltd.