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Offline lzybt

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Washburn D-68sw
« on: November 17, 2018, 09:07:01 PM »
I got this D-68sw a few months ago. It really is one of the best sounding guitars I have had. It seems to be well made and all solid. The frets are getting worn though and I thought I might take it to a luthier in Olympia to see what new ones will cost. Here's a few pics....

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Why do my fingers hurt?

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Re: Washburn D-68sw
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2018, 02:56:46 AM »
Very nice guitar.
I would really like to check one out next to my D-66  8)
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Re: Washburn D-68sw
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2018, 12:36:46 PM »
I'm sure they are very similar. The D62 just doesn't have the three piece back or the inlaid neck. The sound I'm sure would be very close to each other.
Why do my fingers hurt?

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Re: Washburn D-68sw
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2018, 12:45:38 PM »
Two different animals when it comes to sound but both are great guitars you can't go wrong with either one sold both of mine for a killer profit.

Offline Tony Raven

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Re: Washburn D-68sw
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2019, 03:30:57 PM »
Did you ever get that quote? Around here, $10/fret is considered a bargain.

The good news is that very few guitars need to have ALL the frets replaced. Pull three or five of the worst, level the rest, replace the bad ones with lower-crown fretwire, & finish up with a crown & polish.
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