Washburn adds reso-guitars

Washburn Guitars has introduced four resonator guitars to their expanding line of folk and bluegrass instruments.

Three are round neck guitars, with one (R15S) made with a high nut, square neck design for horizontal play. Like the others in the series, it is made with a spider-bridge and a single cone resonator, and chrome die cast tuners.

The R15S carries a list price of  $712.90. Additional details on all four model can be found on the Washburn site.

Full R15S feature list follows:

  • F soundholes
  • 19 frets, neck joined at 12th
  • Nut width: 43mm
  • Square mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Aluminium Spider Bridge with Maple & Ebony Top Saddle
  • Chrome die cast tuners
  • Color: Vintage Sunburst

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