The HB35 Hotrods are available in white, black, wine red, and vintage finishes. They feature a maple tops except for the wine red and vintage finishes which are flame maple. The back and sides are also maple, lending a brighter sound to this model. The neck is hard maple, with a 2-way truss rod. The fretboard is rosewood with mother-of-pearl split block inlays. Nut width is 43mm.
There are two pickup configurations available. First is a Seymour-Duncan® Jazz Bridge, with a Seymour-Duncan® ’59 in the neck, second is a pair of Phat Cats, with either gold or chrome pickup covers and Tone Pros® Tune-O-Matic / Stoptail bridge in gold or chrome. For an upcharge, players can have a Bigsby® tremolo, available in gold or aluminum. Grover® 18:1 tuners are available in either gold or chrome. The knob options are either gold top hats or chrome domes.
Washburn Guitars is owned by US Music Corp, located in Mundelein, IL. US Music Corp is an international music company that manufactures and distributes products worldwide under Washburn Guitars, Parker Guitars, Randall Amplifiers, Eden Electronics, Oscar Schmidt, Hagstrom, Jay Turser, Jay J, Warwick, Natal Drums, Phonic, Quik Lok, and Profile brand names. US Music Corp is a subsidiary of Jam Industries, Ltd.