WASHBURN WG587

Overview

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Dates of manufacture: 

1999 to 2002

The Washburn WG587 was an affordable 7-string guitar made from 1999 to 2002. The WG587 was introduced to grab a portion of the market from Ibanez RG 7-string guitars and its non-pickguard superstrat style body looks similar to the RG series. Features included:

  • 3pc to 4pc Alder/basswood body
  • 24 fret bolt-on maple neck with rosewood fretboard.
  • All black hardware: Grover tuners and stop tail Tune-O-Matic bridge.
  • 3-way pickup selector.
  • 2 Washburn 7-string K-10 humbuckers
  • red or gray metallic finish

This guitar was also available with a Floyd Rose vibrato and HSH pickup configuration, as the WG587-V model.

 

 

Specifications (36)

Other

Electronicspassive
Output jackside-mounted jack

Controls

Controls shapedome shaped controls
Number of control knobs2 control knobs
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Input and output jack type1/4 inches guitar jack
Number of signal outputs1 output
Pickups brand and modelWashburn pickup(s)
Pickups configuration1 single coil and 1 humbucker pickup, 2 humbucker pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, gray finish, red finish
Finish effectsgloss finish, metallic finish
Finish materialpolyester finish
Made inChina
Configurationright-handed configuration
Number of strings7 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialbasswood body, mahogany body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Body styleSolid body electric, super strat style body

Hardware

Bridgetremolo bridge, tune-o-matic bridge
Hardware colorblack chrome hardware, black hardware
TunersGrover Rotomatic tuners

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialacrylic fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers
Fret typejumbo frets

Neck

Headstock inlays or logosBrand name logo or inlay on headstock
Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck material3 piece maple, maple neck
Neck profilefat neck
Number of frets24 fret
Nutplastic nut
Truss rodadjustable truss rod
Tuner layoutseven-in-a-row tuners

Prices (3)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1999$749.90newguitar-listList price
2016$250excellent
2000£500goodantan EMG-7 bridge pickup has been added professionally, replacing the bridge k10, it also signed by the Late stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable, and Also the Drummer from UK band James, David Baynton-Power

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