Washburn Releases New Scott Ian Signature Series Guitars

May 23, 2008

The WV540VASI and WV40VASI join other Ian series guitars, the SI60MW and SI61G. They are made from solid mahogany with Ian’s signature Blood Red graphics and feature a Mahogany/Set neck and the Buzz Feiten® Tuning System.

The WV540VASI is built in the Washburn USA Custom Shop and features a carbon glass epoxy composite fretboard, an Original Floyd Rose® bridge, Sperzel® tuners and Seymour Duncan® pickups. Periodically, Scott stops by the Washburn facility outside Chicago to hand splatter each guitar himself. It will retail for $2,699.90.




The WV40VASI comes with a Rosewood fretboard, Grover® Exclusive tuners, Randall® pickups and a Licensed Floyd Rose® bridge. It will retail for $1,249.90.



Washburn Guitars is owned by US Music Corp., located just north of Chicago.  US Music Corp. is a uniquely positioned, fully integrated musical instrument company that manufactures and markets instruments, accessories and audio equipment for professionals, aspiring professionals, collectors, hobbyists and beginner musicians.  Also owned by US Music Corp. are Parker Guitars, Randall Amplifiers, Eden Amplifiers and Oscar Schmidt.

For more information on Washburn Guitars, visit www.washburn.com 

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