N4 Authentic

Washburn USA Custom Shop Nuno Bettencourt N4-Authentic

SRP £2,999.00 inc VAT

Washburn USA Custom Shop Nuno Bettencourt N4-Authentic.

The Washburn N4 Authentic is an exact replica of Nuno Bettencourt's iconic N4 guitar. It has been painstakingly recreated in the USA Custom shop from Nuno's original N4 by Washburn's master luthiers and replicates every dent, ding, story, and nuance of personality contained in his guitar.

The Washburn N4 has been inseparably associated with Nuno Bettencourt since its 1990 introduction. For fans of Nuno, the N4 Authentic is as close to having Nuno's actual guitar in hand as you can get. Impeccable attention to detail has been paid right down to the 2 replacement tuners Nuno added and the EVH D-Tuna on the Floyd Rose.

The N4 Authentic is made in the Washburn USA Custom Shop and features an alder body with a Seymour Duncan® '59 neck pickup and Bill Lawrence® L-500 bridge pick-up complemented by a Floyd Rose® bridge & locking nut system with a D-Tuna for instant drop from E to D tuning. The original 4 Gotoh tuners are augmented by a newer Gotoh and a Grover® 18:1 tuner, exactly as it is on Nuno's guitar. One of the hallmarks of the N4 is the Stephens Extended Cutaway on the maple neck which allows for unprecedented upper fret access. An ebony fretboard with dot inlays makes for silky smooth comfort and playability. The Buzz Feiten Tuning System allows for perfect musical intonation at every point on the neck. The stripped down control layout features a 3 way pickup selector and 1 volume control.

GENERAL
MODELN4AUTHENTIC
SERIESNuno Bettencourt Series, USA Custom Series N4AUTHENTIC-D
BODY
SHAPENuno Bettencourt Series
BODYAlder
NECK
MATERIALBirdseye Maple 5-Bolt Stephen's Extended Cutaway
FRETBOARDEbony with 22 Frets
NUMBER OF FRETS22 frets
INLAYSdots
NUTlocking nut
NUT WIDTH43 mm locking nut chrome
SCALE25-1/2
ELECTRONICS
PICKUPSSeymour Duncan 59 neck and Bill Lawrence bridge pickup
PICKUP CONFIGURATIONH / H
CONTROLS1 Volume- 3 way toggle
PICKUP SELECTOR3 way toggle
HARDWARE
HARDWAREChrome hardware
BRIDGEFloyd Rose Original
TUNERSMixed Gotoh / Grover Exclusive 18:1 Chrome
OTHER
COLORDistressed Matte
FINISHMatte Finish
STRINGSD'addario EXL 120 light gauge
CASEGCN4 INCLUDED