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Washburn Guitars Introduces New Parallaxe Solar Ola Englund Models

(PRESS RELEASE): Washburn Guitars announce new Parallaxe Solar models for 2015. Solar guitars are the signature models of Washburn artist Ola Englund. The 5 new models all feature Ola’s radical sharp double cutaway style and new Duncan Solar pickups, exclusive to the Solar range.

The Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR16ETC (SEE ABOVE IMAGE) has a 25,5” scale length, Alder body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, EverTune bridge, Full Access Neck, Buzz Feiten Tuning System™, Grover 18:1 locking tuners, Duncan Solar pickups, 5-way switch and a Carbon Black finish.



Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR17ETC

The PX-SOLAR17ETC is a 7-string model version of the above with a 25,5” scale length, Alder body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, EverTune bridge, Full Access Neck, Buzz Feiten Tuning System™, Grover 18:1 locking tuners, Duncan Solar pickups, 5-way switch and a Carbon Black finish.

 

Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR16FRC

The PX-SOLAR16FRC adds a Floyd Rose 1000 vibrato with oversized brass block and spring silencers.  The guitar has a 25,5” scale length, Alder body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, Full Access Neck, Buzz Feiten Tuning System™, Grover 18:1 tuners, Duncan Solar pickups, 5-way switch and a Carbon Black finish.

 

Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR16TBLM

The PX-SOLAR16TBLM has 25,5” scale length, swamp ash body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, Hipshot™ bridge, Full Access Neck, Buzz Feiten Tuning System™, Grover 18:1 locking tuners, Duncan Solar pickups, 5-way switch and a Trans Blue Matte finish.

 

Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR180C

The PX-SOLAR180C is an 8-string model with 27” scale length, Alder body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard, fixed bridge, Full Access Neck, Buzz Feiten Tuning System™, Grover 18:1 tuners, Duncan Solar pickups, 5-way switch and a Carbon Black finish.

Parallaxe is Washburn’s metal guitar series focusing on the worldwide rock/metal market and aiming to serve it with dedicated and advanced guitar technology. The line includes features that the most demanding rock/metal players have requested for years. It is stage & studio ready and packed with unique features such as the Stephen’s Extended Cutaway, Buzz Feiten Tuning System, Spring Silencers, big brass trem blocks, super jumbo frets, EverTune bridge and USA hardware & electronics.

Ola Englund is widely known for being the guitarist for the bands Feared, The Haunted and up until 2013, Six Feet Under. He is also very respected by the worldwide metal community for his professional YouTube demos and reviews for countless manufacturers.

For more information on Washburn Guitars Parallaxe Solar

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