Eastman Electro MD305 Handcrafted Electro-Acoustic A-Style Mandolin with Gig Bag

Eastman MD305 Electro Acoustic A Style mandolin
  • £729.00

A 'gig ready' professional quality mandolin. Hand crafted and built from all solid tone woods, the Eastman MD305 is a market leader in A-Style carved top mandolins. Fitted with the KnK Twin mandolin pickup. Please see below for technical specification.
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MD305 Electro Acoustic A-Style Mandolin
Individually hand-built using traditional materials and 'old world' craftsmanship with solid spruce Top, solid maple back & sides. has a rosewood fingerboard and adjustable ebony bridge. The F-style body with F-holes gives the player superb tone and projection of sound.

The mandolin of choice for traditional bluegrass and country players, Eastman A-Style Mandolins are lovingly handcrafted with premium tonewoods and time-honored traditional methods.

Each hand built Eastman instrument is designed and constructed to provide the most demanding musician with excellent playability, superior tone and volume and unfailing reliability through excellent design.

The KnK twin mandolin pickup is fitted inside the body near to where the bridge sits and feeds to a 1/4 inch female socket which incorporates the end pin for connecting a suitable strap. A suitable impedance matching pre-amp is recommended but not necessary.

Neck:

  • Neck Woods: Maple
  • Neck Length: 6 15/16″ (176.19mm)
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width 1 3/32″ (27.78mm)
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8″ (352.42mm)
  • Fingerboard Timber : Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (304mm)
  • Frets: Dunlop #6310
  • Inlays: White mother-of-pearl
  • Tuners: Chrome
  • Strings: D’Addario J74 strings

Body:

  • Body Shape: A-style
  • Top Wood: Carved Solid Spruce
  • Back/Sides Wood: Carved Solid Maple
  • Body Binding: Ivoroid
  • Bridge: Fitted adjustable Ebony
  • Tailpiece: Stamped chrome

Body Dimensions: 26 11/16″ x 10″ x 1 7/8″ (677.86mm x 254mm x 47.62mm)

Finish: Satin lacquer

Case: Padded Gig bag Included in price

Warranty: Eastman lifetime Warranty against materials and workmanship

 

More about KnK Pickups

ABOUT THE MANDOLIN TWIN

The Mandolin Twin is a dual-head retrofit mandolin transducer. It reproduces the original mandolin tone with very natural tone quality and it is highly feedback resistant. It is used by high end Mandolin builders and by many professional players.

AVAILABLE MODELS

The Mandolin Twin Internal is a fully internal pickup system. Both the tranducers and the endpin-jack are mounted inside the mandolin. The transducers are attached with double-sided adhesive tape, providing a robust installation with minimum sound interference. 
 

Specification

Category Mandolin
Instrument Body Shape 'A' or Teardrop Style
Instrument Body Type All Solid
Type of Music Bluegrass, Country, Irish
Factory Fitted Pickup Yes
Pickup Type K&K Twin Mandolin Pickup
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Padded Gig Bag
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

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