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Eastman DT30D Double Top Dreadnought, 2020

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We’re happy to present the Eastman DT30D Double Top, part of Eastman’s new line of double-top steel string guitars – a technology that till now has mostly been limited to high end classical instruments.

The double top concept aims to allow a very thin, light and responsive top but with superior strength and stiffness. Here, thin layers of Sitka Spruce are bonded to a honeycomb Nomex core. Nomex is a Kevlar polymer and helps provide significant improvements in stiffness to weight ratios.

Aside from the use of the double top, the Eastman DT30D Double Top is a lovely, elegant dreadnought guitar with Indian Rosewood for the sides, back and headplate, Ebony for the bridge and ivoroid-bound fingerboard, herringbone purfling and a mother of pearl ‘Hallelujah’ inlay set and logo. The rosette includes an Abalone ring.  The neck and body blocks are Mahogany, and the neck features a double action truss rod. 

The finish is a gloss nitrocellulose lacquer, very cleanly applied.

It sounds very good, and is very responsive, with the warm full sound, volume and projection expected from a quality dreadnought. 

The Eastman DT30D is sold with the original Eastman hard shell case.

You can read an interview with Eastman’s Global Product Manager on double topping and the Eastman DT30D here.


 

Price: $2,750.00 CAD
  • Model: DT30D
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Gloss Lacquer
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies as New
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 03/03/2020

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.97lbs 2.26kg
  • Scale Length: 646mm 25.4in
  • Nut Width: 44.45mm 1.75in
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