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The Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Standard is the latest collaboration between Nuno Bettencourt and Washburn. This bold instrument is inspired by some great vintage instruments, but it’s far from traditional. It delivers more tonal options and a feel that is far faster and enticing than its forerunner. The Washburn Nele Standard features a natural-grain swamp ash body, equipped with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack in the neck position, a Bill Lawrence L-250 bridge pickup and an innovative 6-way “Freeway Ultra” switch. The new tone switch gives players access to the three common settings and then three additional hot-rod options. Each Nele is custom-built in the Washburn USA custom shop.
Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Standard Natural
Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Standard Natural
Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Standard Natural

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  • Swamp ash body, matte finish
  • Birdseye maple neck, 22-fret fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack neck pickup and Bill Lawrence L-250 bridge pickup, 6-way “Freeway Ultra” pickup switch
  • Gotoh GTC201 bridge, Grover exclusive 18:1 ratio tuning machines, gold hardware

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  • Body type: Single cutaway, solidbody
  • Body wood: Swamp ash
  • Body finish: Matte
  • Neck wood: Birdseye Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Nut width/material: 1.69”/Black TUSQ XL
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack
  • Bridge: Bill Lawrence L-250
  • Control layout: Individual volume
  • Pickup switch: 6-way
  • Bridge: Gotoh GTC201
  • Tuning machines: Grover exclusive 18:1
  • Color: Gold
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Deluxe Hard Case
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of origin: United States

collapse expand iconWarranty

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

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