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Review: The Eastman E20SS Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar

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It isn’t every day I get to sit down and play a beautiful instrument like the Eastman E20SS acoustic guitar.

Well, okay, maybe it IS every day. But I’ve enjoyed in immensely nonetheless!

Here I have a bit of fun sharing a quick overview and then playing an original song called, “It Won’t Matter.”

This wonderfully made hand-crafted instrument is ideal for pros and hobbyists alike and features a solid Adirondack spruce top, and a solid rosewood back and sides. It’s finished with a gorgeous Tobacco sunburst and retails for $1500.

The E20SS is a popular choice for flatpicking and live vocal accompaniment, with an extremely dynamic response, from soft picking to hard strumming. It projects enough to fill a room with its full-bodied tone.

Watch the video here:


Here are some features:
Solid Adirondack spruce top, hand-carved scalloped X bracing
Body Dimensions: 16″ X 4 3/4″
Top Wood: Solid Adirondack Spruce
Bracing: Hand-carved Scalloped X
Rosette: Basic
Back/Sides Wood: Solid Rosewood
Body Binding: White/Black/White
Neck Woods: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Nut: 1 11/16″-wide Bone
Scale Length: 24 3/4″
Frets: 20 Dunlop 6130
Inlays: Dots
Bridge/Saddle: Rosewood/Bone, 2 5/32″ Spacing
Tuners: Chrome-plated Gotoh
Strings: D’Addario EXP16 .012-.053
Available Finish: Tobacco Sunburst
Case: Hardshell Case Included

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We’re giving one of these beauties away during September 2014. Enter to win this guitar here>>

Find out more about the E20SS here>>

Special thanks to Samm Bahman and Jenna Paone for shooting and editing this video.