The Washburn stealth was designed by Dimebag Darrell Abbott Of Pantera and Damageplan and put a guitar in production by Washburn guitars from 2000-2004. The guitar was based on the Dean Guitars ML body shape but with sharper points.In 2008, Dean started to produce a cheap imitation of the Washburn Stealth following Dime and Washburn’s designs.
The St-Pro, or Stealth Pro was a second import Steath model Washburn was started manufacturing in 2003/2004. It featured a Set Neck and Mahogany body such as the USA made Stealth’s. All USA specs and hardware were used, except they went with the USA Dime3 offset headstock instead of the symmetrical stealth headstcok. Finishes came in Transblack and Cherryburst.
washburn stealth 2st Specs:
Thin “V” Shape Neck–“V” tapers gradually to a “C” toward the neck joint
22 Jumbo Frets
Schallar Floyd Rose Tremolo
Seymour Duncan Dimebucker / Seymour Duncan ’59 Pickups
3 Way Toggle Switch
2 Volume & 1 Tone Speed Knobs
Grover 18:1 Tuners
Lightning Bolt inlays
In 2004 Washburn Discontinued the Stealth guitars because Dimebag had gone back to Dean. Dean now makes Stealth which have a smaller body and a Razorback headstock.