#2
not to me, they're not. i don't care for the "washburn sound", and haven't found their build quality to be better than any other brand.
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I just looked in my Oxford English Dictionary and under "Acoustic Guitar", there was your Avatar and an email address!
#3
You've asked a very broad question there. They make decent guitars particularly in the lower price ranges. Some like them, some don't.