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  • Eastwood Guitars Unveils Two New Basses, Teases Doubleneck 4/6

    Eastwood Guitars Unveils Two New Basses, Teases Doubleneck 4/6

    Eastwood introduced ten new instruments to their Custom Shop this week including two basses and a double neck guitar/bass. As part of their custom shop, each model is released under a crowd-funding/pre-order campaign. The first new bass is the Eastwood EB-1, which of course pays tribute to the Gibson EB-1 released in 1953. “We’ve made... »

  • Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Classic 5 Bass

    Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Classic 5 Bass

    Eastwood will be introducing a five-string version of their Classic hollow body bass as part of their crowdfunding platform. The Classic 5 Bass will be built with a bound laminated maple body, maple top, and bound f-holes. Similar to the four-string, the fiver is fitted with a pair of EW-Retro humbuckers controlled with a 3-way... »

  • Eastwood To Revive Teisco Spectrum 5 Bass

    Eastwood To Revive Teisco Spectrum 5 Bass

    Eastwood’s Custom Shop is reviving another classic instrument with their new model called the Spectrum 5 Bass. Based on the Teisco Spectrum 5, the bass version is a four-string that will feature a precision German carved top in the spirit of the original. The bass will carry many of the same vintage features, though Eastwood... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Recreates Devo “Be Stiff” Bass Guitar

    Eastwood Guitars Recreates Devo “Be Stiff” Bass Guitar

    Devo was known for outlandish instruments, and Eastwood Guitars has a knack for bringing retro oddities back to life. That’s why they’re planning on remaking Jerry Casale’s “Be Stiff” bass from the Freedom of Choice tour in 1979 and 1980. The original bass was concocted around a Gibson EB-3 neck and parts Casale had around.... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars is bringing back another blast from the past with their own version of the Saturn IV Bass. The hollowbody model was originally introduced by Vox in 1968 and was only in production for one year, making it a rare instrument to come across. The bass will be constructed with a bound laminated maple... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Announces Surfcaster Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Announces Surfcaster Bass

    After creating a tribute to the guitar version, Eastwood Customs has announced they will be creating a Surfcaster Bass. Originally introduced by Charvel in 1991, Eastwood describes the Surfcaster as an instrument for country players as well as the “surf” crowd. The Eastwood Surfcaster bass will be available in Cherryburst and Seafoam Green colors. It’s... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Introduces Sidejack Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Introduces Sidejack Bass

    Eastwood Guitars has created a tribute to the 1960’s Mosrite bass in a new model they call the Sidejack. The retro-styled bass sports a medium 32″ scale and a Metallic red finish. The Sidejack Bass is built with a basswood body, a maple bolt-on neck, and a rosewood fingerboard inlaid with Mosrite dot markers. Eastwood... »

  • Eastwood Introduces 34˝ Scale Airline Map Bass

    Eastwood Introduces 34˝ Scale Airline Map Bass

    Eastwood Guitars has had a busy summer. Rounding out their new retro releases is a 34˝ scale version of their Airline Map bass. A tribute to the 1962 National Newport Guitar, the new full-scale bass comes in Seafoam Green and is equipped with D’Addario Chrome flats. Similar to their 30˝ scale version, the bass features... »

  • Eastwood Adds Hurricane Bass to Lineup

    Eastwood Adds Hurricane Bass to Lineup

    Eastwood continues their bass lineup expansion with the addition of the Hurricane Bass. The Hurricane joins the recently announced Stormbird, offering a new 4-stringer based on the 1965 Magnatone Hurricane and bringing together elements of P and Tele basses. The Hurricane’s body is basswood, finished in a classic Sunburst matched with a maple neck and... »

  • Eastwood Introduces Stormbird Bass

    Eastwood Introduces Stormbird Bass

    Eastwood has issued the Stormbird, a bass with vintage-vibe and a Metallic Blue finish that conjures images of surf rock. The 34˝ scale bass sports a basswood body, set maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard. The Stormbird is equipped with a pair of humbuckers with a three-way selector switch, and volume and tone controls for... »