Washburn Festival Series

6-String Guitar

Made by Washburn

Description Acoustic electric. active equis II electronics including direct line @ 1/4 jack. birds eye maple finish, grover machine heads
Posted By John Tyrer (4)
Directory Equipment: Guitars
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On 1/14/2004, Steve Riddle (6) posted:
Overall Rating:
Looked at a 6 string, i wanted a 12 string
Price: $300.00
Playability:
Plays great
Sound Quality:
Sounds great
Durability:
Durable
On 1/1/2001, Bruce Maag (15581) posted:
Overall Rating:
Like I mentioned, I've owned or tried em all. For the price you can't beat this guitar. Only thing I will do to it, is install a pick guard. Great guitar if you can find one for the price I found mine at.
Model Year: 2000
Price: $290.00 (new)
Where Obtained: eBay
Features:
Washburn product nfestival series acoustics b EA10 EA10MB With the muscle of an electric and the sound of an acoustic, the EA 10 B is equally at home on a stage or in the studio. Equipped with the Equis Standard Pre-amp, this guitar thrives on stage. Body Hand-selected solid spruce top Book-matched Nato Ply back and sides ABS IV1.5/B0.5/IV1/B0.5/IV0.5/BO.5/IV0.5 Top Binding ABS IV1.5 Back binding Neck/Figerboard Neck scale 25 1/2" 650mm 21 Frets Joined at 14th fret Nato neck material ABS 1.5mm ivory Neck binding Fingerboard radius 320mm Rosewood fingerboard Standard (2.7mm) fretwire Finish Natural/buffed gloss top Stained mahogany/buffed gloss neck Hardware Rosewood bridge Artec piezo bridge pickup EQ-Standard (DFC-S) Preamp Chrome grover style tuning machine Dean markly strings
Playability:
Even without a setup it had good action. After I had it setup, it has great action. It has the single cutaway body with I need for my playing styles. I want to get to the higher registers. And the cutaway allows me the really whail on this baby. It is flawless.
Sound Quality:
I don't play it through an amp right now, but I tried it through a Prime acoustic amp. It sounded awsome, with it's built in preamp. The thick body gives it a rich deep tone, that I was looking for. I've owned more acoustics than I can count, and this one rates at the top.
Durability:
When it was setup, the tech agreed with me, that it was close to being as setup as can be, right from the factory. The neck was straight as an arrow. I believe the neck will hold up for years. It is as durable as a guitar can be. It's built to be a stage axe. I've bumped it into tables and amps, etc. No signs of damage, Yet.