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Offline Pike

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« on: October 30, 2004, 10:32:07 PM »
Which one is the better of these two? Thanks, Pike
 

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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2004, 11:20:54 AM »
Having never played either of them, I can't honestly comment on their sound. Just from the model numbers, the D-54SW would be an all-solid wood model, and the D-46S would be a solid wood top only.

Have you played both of them yet? How they sound and play to you would be the most important factor IMO.

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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2004, 12:32:46 PM »
Hi Jeff, no haven't played either. Looking for them in stock somewhere. I see the WD52SW, solid mahogany, cedar top, all done up and the WD300SW, plain but same specs. Wonder if is the same guitar minus all the abalone, binding, etc. Thanks, Pike
 

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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2004, 02:02:36 PM »
I own the wd54sw.  It is a amazing guitar in both features and tone.  The sustain is great, i think it is comperable if not better then any other guitar in its price range.  you will not be dissapionted with it.  I believe they sell for 540 on music123, I was able to pick one up on ebay for 250 shipped!  i think bizare.guitars has one now for like 300.  good luck.
 

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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2004, 07:44:10 PM »
Where is bizare.guitar, I put that in and nothing comes up. Thanks
 

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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2004, 07:54:38 PM »
Well, I ordered a WD52SW. I prefer the mahogany tone for finger picking. Music123 W/ case $525. It has the ebony fretboard over the SW300 and one more fret. I'll let you know how it is. Thanks
 

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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2004, 08:02:18 PM »
his username is bizarre-guitars, he just sold it a few hours ago for $375, he has sold a few in the past couple months, you should email him to see what he has, his selection is pretty good and so are his prices.  Gman.music sells washburn also at good prices, i bought the jm300sce off him a few months back for under 300 shipped. not even close to the deal i got on the wd54sw, i paid 250 shipped for the guitar, case, tuner, strap, kapo, and some other stuff, It was all bran new :-)
 

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« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2004, 11:48:12 PM »
Hi ,Ive got a WD56SW , all solid wood  with Rosewood back and sides, this is an amazing guitar, it would stand up in competition with many rosewood dreadnaughts 3 times the price , I have tried both the wd54SW and the wd46s side by side in a guitar shop, I would go for the WD54SW everytime over the WD46S. The WD54SW had more sustain,  depth and warmth than the WD46S. I have owned many high end guitars Martin MC28, Larrivee J09, Taylor 410CE etc etc. The WD52,54,and 56SW have someting in the tone that puts them in a higher class.
 

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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2004, 12:05:09 AM »
Oh, bizare-guitar on e-bay! OK, missed that. Shoot. But that's OK, I still wanted the mahogany. Got Music123 to sell for $525 including a Washburn hard shell case. Not a bad deal. They had 2 WD52SW's left and none of the 54's. I imagine they will all be gone before too long if they sound as good as you guys say they do. I talked with one of the Washburn guys about them and he was very confident in the sound of all three of the WD-SW's. after hearing your guy's replies, I'm psyc'ed! Thanks
 

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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2004, 09:02:46 PM »
Sounds good! Let us know how you like it.

BTW, I got my WD-18SW from Bizarre Guitars off of Ebay and have been very happy with it. It wasn't 100% perfect, but still was very good for the money. And it looked absolutely brand new even though he doesn't give you the warranty with it, 'cause he can't sell it as new technically. That was okay with me as I've yet to ever use any warranty on any of my instruments over 30 years.


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« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2004, 02:31:19 AM »
Yea, I see he has another WD18SW. I have an '87 D-15M, all mahogany, ply sides and back. Not sure about the top, plays great, good mahogany tone.
 

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« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2007, 09:04:12 PM »
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« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2007, 08:08:24 AM »
pretty funny Strum.....BTW, I love my 54.....

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« Reply #13 on: June 27, 2007, 09:15:01 AM »
Hey Pike did you end up keeping the guitar, or was that the one you sent back,dang this getting older sucks,can't remember anything.So how was the WD54SW, most the sound and did it come with a bone saddle?Ship

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