Hawk, model B.
Manufacturer: probably Yamaki
Years Offered: 1979 - 1981
top, double cutaway, bound edges
Body Wood(s): ash, ash top, also
ash top layer on headstock
Neck Wood: 3 piece, maple-rosewood-maple,
Fingerboard: rosewood, dot inlays, bound edges
Scale: 630 mm
Tuners: Washburn die-cast, sealed,
Pickups: 2x “Washburn Power Sustain”
humbucker, two height adjustment screws on top side.
2xV, 2xT, 3-way pickup selector
Bridge-Tailpiece: Washburn “Harmonic
Lock”, string through body
Hardware: chrome, brass saddles,
Finish: tobacco sunburst, see through
wine red, see through black, solid black, candy apple red
Comment: control cavity cover (squary shape) and
trussrod cover made of wood, jack input on the side of the guitar, serial nr.
is 6 digits only, stamped on back of headstock. This is the most common version
of the Hawk.
The last (1981) run of B-model
guitars have the name Hawk printed in italic on the (plastic?) trussrod
cover, the electronics cover is made of black aluminium and the guitars have a carved
"comfort cutaway" backside, like the B-model Eagle.