Eastman Signature Archtop Series | AR380CE-HB – Honeyburst

$ 1720.62

Introducing the AR380CE, a masterpiece of craftsmanship and innovation. This exceptional guitar is designed to elevate your playing experience to new heights. The neck is expertly crafted from mahogany, offering unparalleled stability and a rich, resonant tone. The ebony fingerboard, with its smooth texture and 12″ radius, provides effortless playability and precise articulation. The traditional even C neck profile ensures a comfortable grip, allowing you to explore every nuance of your performance. The bone nut, measuring 1.72″, contributes to enhanced sustain and improved string resonance. With carefully set string heights at the 1st and 12th frets, you’ll experience optimal string action for both smooth chord progressions and blistering solos. The 20 Jescar FW47104 fretwire offers impeccable intonation and exceptional durability, allowing you to play with confidence.

The body of the AR380CE is a true marvel. Its 16″ jazz archtop design produces a warm, balanced tone that is both captivating and versatile. Crafted from flamed laminated maple, the body showcases exquisite craftsmanship and provides enhanced resonance for a more vibrant sound. The flamed laminated maple top and back/sides contribute to the guitar’s stunning aesthetics, making it a true work of art.

Attention to detail is evident in every aspect of the AR380CE. The single-acting truss rod ensures optimal neck alignment and easy adjustment, maintaining perfect playability throughout the instrument’s lifespan. The binding, made from maple, adorns the top, back, fingerboard, and headstock, enhancing the guitar’s visual appeal and protecting its edges. The maple headstock logo adds a touch of elegance, while the Pisano Signature inlay at the 12th fret serves as a reminder of the exceptional artistry behind this instrument.

With a lustrous gloss finish and gold hardware, the AR380CE exudes sophistication and timeless beauty. The ebony pickguard adds a touch of elegance, while the ebony Pisano-style tailpiece with frog inlay and ebony bridge offer exceptional tonal clarity and sustain. The 2 3/32″ string spacing ensures optimal string alignment, allowing for precise playing and effortless string bending. The Gotoh SG360-EN01GG tuners guarantee impeccable tuning stability, while the Pisano Signature wood knob adds a unique and personalised touch.

The AR380CE is equipped with a pair of Kent Armstrong Pisano pickups, meticulously designed to capture the essence of your playing with remarkable fidelity. With a pickup height expertly set and a black plastic frame, these pickups deliver exceptional clarity, warmth, and responsiveness. The 3-way switch allows you to explore a wide range of sonic possibilities, from smooth jazz to blistering blues.

This exceptional instrument features high-quality components throughout. The 0.022F capacitors and 500K linear taper potentiometers ensure a dynamic and responsive tone, allowing you to shape your sound with precision. The Switchcraft output jack guarantees a reliable and secure connection, so you can focus on your performance without any distractions. The AR380CE comes strung with D’Addario NYXL .012 – .052 strings, providing excellent playability and superior tone.

To protect your investment, the AR380CE comes with a hardshell case, ensuring that your guitar remains safe and secure wherever your musical journey takes you. From its impeccable craftsmanship to its exceptional playability and stunning aesthetics, the AR380CE is the perfect companion for discerning guitarists who demand nothing but the best. Elevate your playing to new heights with the AR380CE and experience the true art of music.