Voted Number 1 by Acoustic Guitar magazine as the best guitar under $500 in the USA, and winner of the UK Music Industry Association’s Acoustic Guitar Award in 2006.
Solid Spruce Top, the best tone wood for guitars
Mahogany sides/back, neck with trussrod: don’t EVER buy a guitar without a truss rod!
Rosewood fingerboard and bridge
Chrome die cast Grover style tuning machine
New diamond inlaid marquetry rosette
Available Left handed, but costs 10% more like usual
Buzz Feiten Tuning System™ is a big deal according to Washburn. I personally can’t tell that Washburn’s intonation is any better than my Fender or Guild guitars, but it works.
Colors: Natural, White, Tobacco Sunburst, Black
Right now in late summer 2010 List Price: $499.90
Lefty List Price: $559.90
Washburn includes a case for this price so don’t pay extra for one at a store.
Here at the Doo Wop Shop in central KY you can buy a Washburn D10s for
or rent it by the month for
As always, I recommend that you try a lot of guitars and choose the one that speaks to you regardless of brand or features.