Washburn LSJ743 Lakeside Jumbo With Solid Spruce Top Rosewood Back and Sides Acoustic Guitar
(Vintage Tobacco Sunburst)
6 String Acoustic Guitars
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A classic reborn with plenty of projection but in a smaller package.
Washburn originally introduced the Lakeside Jumbo model in 1912 and it is considered the first dreadnought sized guitar. It bridged the gap between smaller-bodied parlor guitars of the late 19th and early 20th century and modern-day dreadnought and jumbo acoustic guitars. 100 years later they have captured the essence of that model with modern materials to provide a truly inspired, unique and special instrument with its own voice.
The LSJ743STS features a solid spruce top and rosewood back and sides. The scalloped bracing is hand-shaped and the entire guitar is voiced by Terry Atkins. An antique burst finished mahogany neck is topped with a 20 fret rosewood fingerboard and a rosewood capped headstock reminiscent in shape of Washburn guitars of the day. Wilkinson tuners with butterbean buttons add a vintage flair and the pearl inlaid vintage Washburn logo and flourishes bring a subtle understated class to the instrument. Cream binding, lined rosette, a simple rosewood bridge and tortoise shell style pickguard round out the package.
Players looking for an alternative to a standard dreadnought but want to retain the volume and projection without the size of a jumbo will be especially attracted to the Lakeside Jumbo. Tonally this guitar delivers the goods with a big, loud and deep low end and warm but crisp and articulate mids and highs.
- Shape: Lakeside Jumbo
- Top: Spruce
- Back: Rosewood
- Sides: Rosewood
- Bracing: Quarter Sawn Scalloped bracing
- Rosette: ABS
- Material: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Inlays: Dots
- Nut: Bone
- Nut Width: 43mm
- Scale: 25.5
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Tuners: Wilkinson tuners with butterbean buttons
- Strings: D'Addario EXP-16 light set phospher bronze
- Case: Included
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