Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Deluxe Electric Guitar Hard Case, Natural. Factory Fresh!

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With it's figured maple top, maple neck and gold hardware you might think the Nele Deluxe is all show, but this guitar is made to rock. The Nele is the latest collaboration between Nuno Bettencourt and Washburn.

You will love the playability of this guitar with its fast neck, extended cutaway design and 22 fret fingerboard. That great tone you are hearing comes from the Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack in the neck position and a Bill Lawrence L-250 pickup in the bridge position. The sonic range of those pickups is taken up a few notches with the 6-tone mod that is standard on the Nele. The 6-way "Freeway Ultra" 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.

Designed and Played By Nuno Bettencourt. "I'm excited about the Nele and it's multitude of tones. Not only the traditional approach to the single coils, but the 6 position switch opens up new creative possibilities. Already used it in the new extreme album. " – Nuno

This guitar comes with a Swamp Ash Body with a Figured Maple Cap. Swamp Ash is both light and resonant, and offers firm lows, pleasant highs, slightly scooped mids and excellent sustain. The highly figured Maple cap on this guitar gives it a tonal mix all its own, and looks great too!

The Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack is designed to deliver a classic, warm, punchy tone without the traditional single coil hum and is built by hand in Santa Barbara, California. The Bill Lawrence L-250 brings you single coil dynamics and sound with humbucker warmth and cleanliness. And finally, the capper, The Freeway Switch

6-Way "Freeway Ultra" Switch

• Position 1 - Neck Pickup

• Position 2 - Bridge + Neck Pickups

• Position 3 - Bridge Pickup

• Position 4 - Both Pickups in Series + In Phase

• Position 5 - Both Pickups in Series + Out of Phase

• Position 6 - Both Pickups in Parallel + Out of Phase

This Washburn Nuno Bettencourt Nele Deluxe Electric Guitar is a new item in excellent/mint condition. This is an item that has never been previously sold retail. This guitar just rolled out of the Washburn Custom Shop and is new to the marketplace and your reviews. Washburn says this is it for 2021. This item has not been demonstrated in a store. You will receive this item well-packed with its deluxe hard case, with its original paperwork. Please contact this seller for additional information. Returns are limited so please ask all questions before bidding as your satisfaction is important to me before you purchase. Customer 100% satisfaction is our one and only goal. The only way to show that to our customers is via our feedback. If for some reason you are not 100% satisfied, please do not leave negative or neutral feedback. Give us a chance to fix or resolve any problem you may have with your transaction. We want to earn every single positive feedback because we don't plan to work with you only once, we want you to come back. PayPal preferred and all payments need to clear before shipping. Insurance included with shipping. Buyer is responsible for any and all local taxes or custom duties with this purchase. Most importantly, thank you for looking!

Features Include:

    Swamp Ash Body with Maple Top

    Birdseye Maple Neck

    Seymour Duncan Vintage Stack Neck Pickup

    Bill Lawrence L-250 Bridge Pickup

    Gold Hardware

What's in the box:

    Nuno Bettencourt Nele Deluxe Electric Guitar (Natural)

    Deluxe Hard Case

    Washburn Lifetime Limited Warranty

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ConditionMint (Used)
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  • United States
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