Dean Vendetta XM Electric Guitar

With a lightweight string-thru paulowina body, a bolt-on maple neck and dual humbuckers, this Vendetta XM is the perfect starter axe for aspiring metalheads.

The Dean Vendetta XM Electric Guitar has a marvelous looking lightweight string-through Paulownia body with incredible resonance. Dual naked humbuckers pump out huge chunk and searing sustain. Another highligts is the Rosewood fretboard on a maple neck with 24-fret access which finishes out this sweet and fleet guitar.


- Paulownia sculpted body
- Bolt-on maple neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- Open-coil humbuckers
- String-thru body
- Tune-o-matic bridge
- Dual humbucking pickups
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
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Shipping Weight: 7.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 41 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): VN XM

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Phone: 813-600-3920

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (28 ratings)
Submitted June 27, 2009 by a customer from

"Awesome, Good-Looking "Hot Guitar""

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I wish that the body was either alder or mahogany but it will do just fine. Guitars do not play themselves, you have to do the rest.

I ordered this guitar from ZZSounds on Tuesday and received it on Thursday! It was very well packaged. The first thing I did was inspect it, tighten the neck joint and then I took the Diadaro strings off because they were too stiff and the wrong gauge for me. I installed some Ernie Ball super slinkies 9-42, then I adjusted the intonation and the string height. Then I polished the frets and conditioned the finger board and it sounds really good.

Even though it has a Paulownia body, it still sounds very good. The pickups seem to be powerful enough and they sound good. I did not even have to widen the nut slots which causes tuning problems. Other than that the only other thing that I would probably do is install a high quality high output pickup in the bridge position. Everything else is great!

Ease of Use
The neck on this guitar is really nice. It reminds me of the necks on my Charvelle guitar's, nice jumbo frets and flat radius fingerboard. This guitar is incredibly nice for the price. I sold my new squire fat strat special edition. This guitar has more of a Charvelle feel and play ability, much better than squires.

This guitar is made very well. The styling is awesome. The finish is great read more and there's nothing really there to break unless you hit it with something It's a great guitar if you can deal with it's light weight.


Manufacturer Support
Never had to call for support.

The Wow Factor
Yes, this is a real hot custom exotic looking guitar.

Musical Background:
Practicing Musician

Musical Style:
Rock, Metal, Blues, Country
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