WASHBURN S70

  • Washburn S70 Status Series bass guitar

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1988 to 1994

The Washburn S70 was made under license from Status and had Status body desisgn, Status active electronics and solid brass Status hardware. The S70 had solid brass hadware, maple neck-through-body construction with American walnut on the front and back of the body. The Washburn S70 was made from the late 1980s until around 1994, There was also a fretless version - the S70-FL.

Specifications (16)

Controls

Number of control knobs3 control knobs

Electronics

Circuit functionsactive electronics
Pickups brand and modelStatus pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

General

Finish colorsblue finish, natural finish, red finish
Finish effectstransparent finish
Number of strings4 strings

Body

Body materialmaple and walnut body

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialebonized fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersside dot fingerboard position markers

Hardware

Hardware colorbrass hardware

Neck

Neck jointneck through body
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets24 fret
Nutzero fret at the nut
Peghead (headstock)headless

Prices (2)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1994$450.00new
2017£255excellent

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Washburn S70 Bass

The S70 is listed in Washburns 1990 catalogue (the catalogue with Nuno Bettencourt on the cover). Specs are a bit light but there is an overview.