Eastman MD305 Handcrafted A-Style Mandolin with Gig Bag

Eastman
£599.00
RRP £619.00
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Handcrafted and built from all solid tonewoods, the Eastman MD305 is a market leader in A-Style carved top mandolins.
Please see below for technical specification. Left handed model also available

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Description

MD305 'A'-Style Mandolin
Individually hand-built using traditional materials and 'Old World' craftsmanship. has a solid spruce Top, solid maple back and sides with ebony fingerboard and adjustable ebony bridge. The A-style body with F-holes gives the player liquid tones and excellent projection.

Based on the classic European mandolin design, Eastman A-Style mandolins are favored by players of Celtic music, bluegrass and other traditional European styles. Traditionally crafted of premium tonewoods and lacquer-finished.

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.

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 : Ebony
  • 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: Adjustable Compensated Ebony Bridge
  • Tailpiece: Eastman Cast Aluminum Tailpiece

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

Finish: Nitrocellulose Matte Finish

Case: Padded Gig bag Included in price

Warranty: Eastman lifetime Warranty against materials and workmanship



 

Specification

Mandolin Type
Mandolin

Brand Specifics

Range / Series
A-Style Series

Body

Body Shape
A-Style (Teardrop)
Body Soundhole Shape
F-Holes
Build Type
All Solid
Instrument Top
Sitka Spruce
Hand Carved
Yes
Body Binding
Yes
Tailpiece
Eastman Cast Aluminium Tailpiece
Bridge
Adjustable Ebony Compensated Bridge

Neck

Neck Material
Maple
Fretboard
Ebony
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width
1 3/32" (28mm)
Truss Rod Fitted
Yes
Number of Frets
22
Scale Length
13 7/8" 352mm

Headstock

Headstock Type
Solid
Headstock Material
Maple
Tuning Pegs
Open geared side tuners
Tuner Buttons
White Plastic

Finish

Finish
Classic

Other

Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
Deluxe Padded Gig Bag

Customer reviews

5 / 5
4 reviews for Eastman MD305 Handcrafted A-Style Mandolin with Gig Bag
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Steve Fox
30/08/2021
High quality and very playable instrument. Everything I was hoping for.
Rated 5 out of 5
John Vassallo
17/12/2019
Nice tone and playability.
Rated 5 out of 5
Rod Cardnell
13/10/2015
Product fully meets expectations.
Rated 5 out of 5
Andy Keeley
10/09/2015
Beautiful instrument with a lovely finish and sounds amazing
Rated 5 out of 5

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