Rescued, Restored and Upgraded Washburn idol in Gloss Black

This is another example of Triage Guitar Shop of West Palm Beach Florida saving another neglected guitar from extinction.
This guitar was an empty body when acquired.

Below is a list of action taken to restore its appearance and playability:

Cleaned and polished body. Touched up a few minor dings

Mated the body with a more modern neck.

Cleaned and treated Rosewood fingerboard

Cleaned and polished frets with 0000 steel

Installed new closed chrome tuning machines

Electronics totally re-wired with shielded cable

Installed Alnico 5 magnet, 4 wire dual coil Humbucker pickups suitable for the coil splitting function controlled by independent push pull tone controls

Installed 2 full size volume and 2 push pull tone pots and 2 new .022uf  capacitors

Installed 4 new Black top hat knobs

Installed large chrome mushroom head strap buttons

Installed Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings (.009-.042)

Don't miss this great deal on a Black Beauty that can really play!

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Listed5 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • Idol (Modified)
  • Gloss Black
  • 2000-2005
Made In
  • Indonesia
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Finish Features
  • Matching Headstock

Triage Guitar Shop

West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Joined Reverb:2020

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