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Eastman : Left Handed Guitars

Eastman Strings was founded in 1992, but its roots date back centuries to the violin and bow makers of the 1800s. Eastman Guitars has a widely respected reputation for innovation, creativity and excellence, while maintaining the integrity, design and techniques first introduced by guitar makers hundreds of years ago.

Eastman currently offer four guitars from their range in a left handed option – we’ve got two acoustics, a hollow-body and a mandolin.

Eastman Left Handed Guitars

Eastman Left Handed Guitars

From left to right: AC320LCE, E10DL, AR805LCE, MD515L

AC320LCE

Popular choice for flatpicking & live vocal accompaniment . Extremely dynamic response, from soft picking to hard strumming

Body Dimensions: 16? X 4 23/32?
Cutaway: Venetian-style
Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
Bracing: Hand-carved Scalloped X
Rosette: Inlaid Wood
Back/Sides Wood: Solid Sapele
Body Binding: 5-ply Ivoroid
Neck Woods: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut: 1 3/4?-wide Bone
Scale Length: 25 1/2?
Frets: 20 Nickel – Silver
Inlays: Pearl Dot
Pickup System: Fishman Matrix VT
Controls: Volume, Tone
Bridge/Saddle: Rosewood/Bone, 2 5/32? Spacing
Tuners: Chrome-plated Ping
Strings: D’Addario EXP16 .012-.053
Available Finish: Natural Gloss Finish
Case: Hardshell Case Included

E10DL

Built with the methods and materials of the “Golden Era” of the 30?s & 40?s. Glorious full-bodied tone and room-filling volume

Body Dimensions: 16? X 4 23/32?
Top Wood: Solid Adirondack Spruce
Bracing: Hand-carved Scalloped X
Back/Sides Wood: Solid Mahogany
Body Binding: Black
Neck Woods: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut: 1 3/4?-wide Bone
Scale Length: 25 1/2?
Frets: 20 Nickel – Silver
Inlays: M.O.P. microdot
Bridge/Saddle: Ebony/Bone, 2 5/32? Spacing
Tuners: Chrome vintage open-gear Gotoh
Strings: D’Addario EXP16 .012-.053
Available Finish: Natural
Case: Hardshell Case Included

AR805LCE

Old-World craftsmanship creates a new jazz standard. Carved spruce top, carved maple back and sides

Body Dimensions: 16? X 3 1/4?
Cutaway: Venetian
Top Wood: Solid Hand Carved Spruce
Back/Sides Wood: Hand Carved Maple
Body Binding: 7-ply ivoroid/black
Neck Woods: Maple
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut Width: 1 3/4?
Scale Length: 25?
Frets: 22 Nickel – Silver
Pickguard: Ebony
Inlays: None
Pick-up: Single Floating Kent Armstrong (HJGS6-GD)
Controls: Volume & Tone, pickguard mounted
Bridge: Ebony compensated, 2 3/32? Spacing
Tailpiece: Gold & Ebony Trapeze-style
Tuners: Gotoh w/ ebony buttons
Strings: D’Addario EJ21 .012-.052 Roundwound
Available Finishes: Classic, Sunburst
Case: Hardshell Included

MD515L

Individually hand-crafted using time-honored methods & premium hand-carved solid tonewoods. F-style body with F-holes for warm, ringing tones & excellent sound projection

Body Dimensions: 27? x 10? x 1 23/32?
Top Wood: Carved Solid Spruce
Back/Sides Wood: Carved Solid Maple
Body Binding: Ivoroid (body & fingerboard)
Neck Woods: Maple
Neck Length: 6 15/16?
Nut Width/Material: 1 3/32?, bone
Scale Length: 13 7/8?
Fingerboard: 12? radiused ebony
Frets: Dunlop #6310
Inlays: White mother-of-pearl
Bridge: Fitted adjustable ebony
Tailpiece: Nickel cast
Tuners: Nickel Schaller
Strings: D’Addario J74 strings
Available Finishes: Classic, Classic/Sunburst
Finish: High-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Case: Shaped case included

Eastman Guitars Website

Despite having a relatively small selection of left handed guitars it is nice to see that Eastman has a clearly labelled lefty section on their website, and with bona fide lefty photos to boot.  Nice work!

For more information:
Eastman Guitars Website

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