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      Washburn AB45 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass (512013)
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Smooth, sweet tone!

Known for it's rich tone, comfortable playing and innovative design, Washburn's AB45 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar remains a favorite of artists around the world. It features an acoustic cutaway design, a select spruce top with maple sides and back, and a rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Includes case.


Washburn AB45 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass Features:

  • Cutaway acoustic 5 string bass
    Archtop and back
    Select spruce top
    Maple sides and back
    Patented Soundslot technology - reduces the possibility of feedback
    Rosewood fingerboard
    34" scale
    Nut width: 45mm
    24 frets
    Rosewood bridge
    Volume, bass and treble controls
    Custom piezo pickup
    Grover die cast tuners
    Case: GC44, Included






Washburn AB45 5-String Acoustic-Electric Bass

One year warranty on electronic controls.
Nontransferable limited lifetime warranty.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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  • Sounds as beautiful as it looks

    As reviewed by Brent on 4/15/2011

    when I saw this bass i thought it was one of the most beautiful acoustic basses ive ever seen. when i picked it up i noticed the neck is super thin and so is the body. thats better than most ive picked up and the body is too big and uncomfortable. then i strummed it, it has perfectly clear sound with lots of great tone and crisp high ends and deep low ends. when you plug it in it sounds even more clear. this bass it recomended for any style or genre, scince it has a wide viriaty of playability

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  • not sure yet... first one had issues, waiting for replacement

    As reviewed by 1327510 on 2/2/2013

    i took a chance on this one, ordering it sight unseen... and unplayed. i had it shipped direct to my house. it's got a nice neck... thinner than the breedlove. it's also shorter and less fat than the breedlove. the strings are very roundwound... but the overall playability is good, and even... and the sound is good, despite the slotted vs. regular sound hole. there were some issues: - during initial unpacking, i noticed that the case was scuffed up in multiple places... not sure why. - when plugged in, the D and A string output was almost zip... and adjusting the individual string trip pots on the back of the guitar made no difference. - i put on different strings, and noticed that the nut slot for the A string was way too deep.. total buzz and no tone when playing the string open, perfectly fine from the first fret up. it was fine with the stock strings, but noticeable unstrung, and with the alternate strings so... after waiting almost a month, it got returned the day after it was received... and another one is on order... i will update this review when i get the replacement. guitar center was great about the ordering and return, and also matched a lower price... no complaints about the customer service! in the meantime, the jury is still out... hope the second one has no issues, as the guitar is comfortable to play, and essentially what i'm looking for... a mid-priced 5-string acoustic bass.

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