Eastwood Releases Limited Edition Airline 2P LTD In Metallic Margarita

Hehehe... these guys are complete madmen –– Eastwood has once again upped the ante on seriously funky vintage-style guitars, with the limited release of an Eastwood Airline 2p LTD in Metallic Margarita finish. The guitar will be built in a run of just 48 instruments (24 with Bigsby Vibrato, 24 hardtail,) and is apparently sporting original NOS…

Eastwood Releases Limited Edition Of Just 24 Electric Indigo Airline Map Guitars

As if Eastwood's remake of the classic National Newport wasn't already beckoning to me to let go of my hard-earned cash, along comes word that the company has just released a strictly Limited Edition of just 24 Airline Map guitars decked out in Electric Indigo. Like its predecessors, the guitar will feature a bound maple neck (bolt-on, 25 1/2“ s…

Eastwood Busts Out With '67 Messenger Tribute Guitar

Never heard of a '67 Messenger? Don't start kicking yourself just yet... I'm a self proclaimed funky-old-guitar junky and I had to do some background research on this one myself. Eastwood this week announced the Limited Initial Run of their new 1967 Messenger Tribute guitar––an instrument based on the aluminum-magnesium necked Messenger first …

Eastwood Unveils New Sidejack Baritone DLX

On my paranoid days I could swear these guys are just trying to bankrupt me... latest news out of the Eastwood camp is that the company is now producing a “Deluxe” version of their already incredibly cool Sidejack Baritone. Based on the standard Sidejack, which in turn was heavily inspired by the classically funky Mosrite guitars of the '60s, …

Eastwood Releases Lefty Mandocaster & Airline Twin Tone

Hell yes... I know of at least a few readers who will be rejoicing over the news that Eastwood Guitars is continuing its support for the oft-neglected left-handed guitar players of the world. Late last week the company announced “lefty” versions of not only the popular new Airline Twin Tone, but also Eastwood's endlessly entertaining Mandocast…

Eastwood Releases Limited Run Metallic Copper LTD Airline DLX

Well, Eastwood has done it again... just when I was beginning to feel content with my current guitar line-up, along comes word that the world's most prolific "retro" guitar builder is producing an extremely limited run of these classic Airline 2P DLX guitars––in stunning Metallic Copper finish. And when I say "limited" I mean limited: they'll …

Eastwood's Airline Twin Tone Recreates The '62 SUPRO Dual Tone

Nice... yet another classic guitar re-make from my favorite “new vintage” guitar builders (hey, I think I just coined a new term.). Eastwood Guitars yesterday unveiled its latest vintage six-string recreation––the new Airline Twin Tone. Essentially a re-issue of the classic and fairly hard to find 1962 Supro Dual Tone, Eastwood appears to…

Vintage Guitar Magazine Reviews Eastwood's Airline H44 DLX

If my memory serves me correctly, Eastwood first introduced their Airline H44 back in January of this year (at Winter NAMM 2007,) as an inexpensive, updated & upgraded remake of the classic Harmony H44 Stratotone––a funky little slide guitar from the '50s, with a neck the size of a small tree trunk, and some seriously down 'n dirty humbucke…

Hell Yes! Eastwood Unveils Airline Map Bass

Too cool... not sure if this was one of the "Top Secret" models first hinted at during this year's Winter NAMM Show, but Eastwood Guitars has just announced another classically retro addition to their already stellar lineup––the Airline Map Bass. ushing their Airline line of guitars to a whole new low (low-end that it,) the Airline Ma…

Eastwood Produces Guitar With 27 Useable Tones

I don't have to tell you that when I first read the description of Eastwood's new Joey Leone Signature RBC I was more than skeptical of Leone's claims of a full 27 different, not to mention useable, guitar tones. Hey, but I guy can be pleasantly surprised, right? While I didn't actually count the distinct tones that were on display, Eastwood's n…