NAMM 2015 – New Models from Washburn’s Ola Englund SOLAR Series

Homie Ola Englund was the recipient of a well-deserved and super sick signature guitar from Washburn that debuted at NAMM last year – the Solar. It features (depending on the model) an Evertune bridge, ebony fretboard, quartersawn maple neck, Seymour Duncan pickups, and a badass design.

This year at NAMM, Washburn unveiled some cool new finishes and modifications to the Solar, most notably a secret set of Solar pickups that have been cooked up in the Seymour Duncan lab and are so new that Ola himself was sworn to secrecy.

I’ll let Ola fill you in:

Catch all of our NAMM 2015 coverage right here!

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