Washburn Guitars – Wd10sce Review

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WASHBURN WD10SCE ELECTRO ACOUSTIC DRADNOUGHT GUITAR

This Washburn WD10 guitar is one of the Washburn series of guitars which are 2011 updates of the award wining and best selling Washburn D10S series. Like all other guitar in the series, this guitar features a solid spruce top, and mahogany back and sides that provide eccentric tone for all playing styles.  The series also includes many aesthetic appointments that are usually found in much more expensive guitars such as mahogany-faced headstock guitars. The WD10 series comes with the widely known dreadnought body shape and folk style body variants (WF10S&WF10SCE). These guitars have firmer “waistline” and smaller upper bout that creates an even more comfortable and easy playing experience. Some models in black finish are 12-string and cutaway electro variants (CE) that features world-renowned Fishman electronics.

The Washburn WD10SCE Electro Acoustic guitar is a new version of the best selling and award winning Washburn D10s series. It has a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides that create a great tone for all music types, while the neck which is made of mahogany, and the rosewood fret board makes it possible for a great playability.

FEATURES

  • WASHBURN WD10SCE ELECTRO ACOUSTIC GUITAR

This guitar not only has a huge popular dreadnought body shape that most WD10 series have but it also includes folk style body variants. It has a tight waistline and a small upper bout that creates an even more comfortable playing experience. The solid spruce top and the mahogany back and sides helps create great tone in all types of music while the mahogany neck and the rosewood fret board is for a fantastic playability.

This guitar is made in China but it is very well made. The additional built in tuner and amplifier pre-amp also makes this guitar a worth of its price.

  • GUITAR FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany sides and back
  • Mahogany neck with truss rod
  • Rosewood fingerboard and bridge
  • Natural, buffed glossy body
  • Black pick guard
  • Cutaway body
  • Stained mahogany, buffed gloss neck
  • Chrome die cast Grover style tuning machine
  • Neck binding
  • Diamond engraved marquetry rosette
  • ¼ JACK SOCKET

This guitar has a 1/4 jack socket in the strap end pin that is fitted with an internal pick up.  Connect a lead guitar from the end pin socket to an amplifier to produce a big pleasant sound; hence the guitar does not have a pre-amp fitted.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Item weight                 2.3kg
  • Color                           Natural
  • String gauge                Light
  • String Material            Phosphor Bronze
  • Number of Strings       6
  • Product Dimensions    119.4×50.8×17.8

PROS:

  • The spruce top and mahogany body is a perfect design for acoustic guitar to produce a nice pleasant sound
  • The light strings doesn’t sore the fingers
  • The guitar is light in weight; makes the guitar easy to carry
  • Pre-amp fitted
  • Very cheap

CONS:

  • Needs retuning when using the capo

 The DSCE is very easy to play and with its deep cutaway body style and with the additional WT-82 tuner or pre-amp system, this guitar is truly a special guitar at an affordable price. This guitar is natural in color and its very light weighing 2.3kg making it easy to carry. The strings are made of phosphor bronze with light gauge.

You can buy this guitar with confidence as it represents a really good value for your money especially for budget minded people. For further details and video of this guitar, go to wishburn.com. The instrument is demonstrated in various styles for more outlook of the product.

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