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Eastman Guitars Announces Acoustics, Archops, and Electrics for NAMM 2013

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Eastman Guitars Announces Acoustics, Archops, and Electrics for NAMM 2013

Anaheim, CA (December 18, 2012) -- Eastman Guitars has announced the new models they will be releasing at January's Winter NAMM show. The lineup includes Traditional Series acoustics and ukuleles, archtops, thinline electrics, mandolins, and more. Check out the guitar details from the company:

E10D Traditional Series Dreadnought acoustic
List Price: $1,250

The best dreadnought for under $1000! The ‘Traditional E Series’ brings the best of the “Golden Era” of acoustics to the modern age using the same time-honored methods and materials used during the 30′s and 40′s. The E10D has the power and tone only a guitar with a solid Adirondack spruce top can deliver, plus the added warmth you can only get from a solid mahogany back and sides matched with hand-carved scalloped x-bracing. This dreadnought has extremely dynamic response from soft picking to hard strumming, with a glorious full-bodied tone and room-filling volume. The body is matched with a mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard inlaid with mother-of-pearl dots, and ebony bridge. The E10D is fitted with chrome vintage open-gear Gotoh tuners, bone nut and saddle. D’Addario strings and hardshell case included.

E20OM Traditional Series Orchestra Model acoustic
List price: $1,500

A popular choice for fingerstyle playing, the Traditional Series E20OM Orchestra Model features a solid Adirondack spruce top with solid rosewood back and sides, creating an extended volume range ideal for ensemble playing. The body is matched with hand-carved scalloped x-bracing and herringbone binding. The mahogany neck is paired with a dynamically responsive ebony fingerboard featuring snowflake inlays, and an ebony bridge. The E20OM is fitted with chrome vintage open-gear Gotoh tuners, bone nut and saddle. D’Addario strings and hardshell case included.

E10SS Slope Shoulder acoustic
List price: $1,375

A popular choice for flatpicking players and live vocal accompaniment, the E10SS Slope Shoulder is dynamically responsive, from soft picking to hard strumming, creating a full-bodied tone and room-filling sound. The E10SS features a tobacco sunburst solid Adirondack spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides matched with hand-carved scalloped x-bracing. A mahogany neck with Indian rosewood fingerboard featuring dot inlays, a rosewood bridge, and is fitted with chrome-plated Gotoh tuners, bone nut and saddle. D’Addario strings and hardshell case included.


E6D Dreadnought Acoustic
List price: $1,000

The ‘Traditional E Series’ brings the best of the “Golden Era” of acoustics to the modern age utilizing the same time-honored methods and materials used during the 30′s and 40′s. The E6D Dreadnought Acoustic has an extremely dynamic response, from soft picking to hard strumming, a full-bodied tone and room-filling sound. The guitar features a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides matched with hand-carved scalloped x-bracing. The body is fitted with herringbone binding, a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, and rosewood bridge. The E6D features chrome vintage open-gear Gotoh tuners, bone nut and saddle. D’Addario strings and hardshell case included.

AR371CE Electric Archtop
List price: $1,000

Vintage tone with superior midrange and volume. The AR371CE Electric Archtop features a classic Florentine cutaway design, parallel braced sunburst top, back, and sides crafted from laminated maple coupled with a single mounted humbucking pickup - virtually eliminating sonic troubles due to feedback, and volume and tone controls. The AR371CE also features a three-piece solid maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with split block inlays, compensated rosewood bridge, pickguard, vintage style tuning machines, and a vintage style tailpiece. D’Addario roundwound strings and hardshell case included.


AR605CE Electric Archtop
List price: $2,050

Vintage tone with superior midrange and volume. The AR605CE Electric Archtop features a classic Venetian cutaway, single floating Kent Armstrong pickup design. The body, a hand carved solid spruce top coupled with hand carved solid mahogany back and sides, is matched with a solid mahogany neck. The volume and tone controls are mounted on the rosewood pickguard. The guitar is adorned with a rosewood compensated bridge and fretboard. Appointments include Jinho Imperial tuners and a gold and rosewood trapeze-style tailpiece. Available finishes offered are classic and classic/sunburst. D’Addario roundwound strings and hardshell case included.


AR805CE Uptown Archtop
List price: $2,575

Old-World craftsmanship creates a new jazz standard. The flagship guitar in the Eastman archtop line, the AR805CE Uptown Archtop features a hand carved solid spruce top, hand carved solid maple back and sides, solid maple neck, an ebony fretboard and compensated bridge, and a gold and ebony trapeze-style tailpiece. The guitar, a classic Venetian cutaway with a single floating Kent Armstrong pickup, is outfitted with Gotoh tuning machines with ebony buttons, and volume and tone controls mounted on the ebony pickguard. Available finishes include classic and sunburst. D’Addario roundwound strings and hardshell case included.


AC322CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic/Electric
List price: $1,000

An ideal choice for fingerstyle, flatpicking and vocal backing! The AC322CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic/Electric features a solid Sitka spruce top, in a natural gloss finish, Venetian-style cutaway and solid sapele back and sides matched with hand-carved scalloped x-bracing for a balanced voice throughout the entire range. The solid mahogany neck is paired with an ebony fingerboard featuring pearl dot inlays. The Fishman Matrix VT pickup system features volume and tone controls discretely mounted in the sound hole for a clean look. Appointments include chrome-plated Gotoh tuners, rosewood bridge, wood inlaid rosette, bone nut and saddle. D’Addario EXP strings and hardshell case included.


T386 Thinline Electric
List price: $1,050

A great guitar for rock and roll! The versatile T386 Thinline Electric features a full-size 16’’ body with a laminate maple top, back and sides, coupled with dual Kent Armstrong humbucker pickups to produce amazing, responsive tone with very little feedback...but plenty of attitude! Solid maple neck with rosewood fingerboard featuring pearl dot inlays. The double Venetian-style cutaway, dual mounted Kent Armstrong humbucking pickup design is controlled by two volume and two tone knobs with a three-way selector switch. Appointments include ivoroid binding, chrome tuners, fixed chrome tunable Gotoh bridge, and chrome stop tailpiece. The T386 is available in sunburst, red and black. D’Addario XL strings and hardshell case included.


T185MX Thinline Electric
List price: $2,075

A guitar with a big-body sound for jazz, blues and rock, the T185MX Thinline Electric is a sleek thinline electric with plenty of tone and style! Available in 14”, 15” and 16” body styles, the flamed maple T185MX features a double venetian-style cutaway with hand carved solid maple top, back and sides complete with dual Seymour Duncan 59 humbucker pickups. The figured mahogany neck is coupled with an ebony fingerboard featuring pearl dot inlays. Control knobs include two volume, two tone, and a 3-way selector switch. Appointments include a fixed tunable chrome Gotoh bridge, chrome Gotoh tuners and a chrome stop tailpiece. Available finishes include classic and classic/sunburst. D’Addario XL strings and hardshell case included.

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