The reason why the 422CE (and 322CE, its mahogany back and sided brother) is so relevent is that Eastman have taken everything to new levels at a price that fits beautifully between Faith and competing with Furch (World Class acoustics - You would need to look at a Furch G23SRC and at the cost of Fishman Electronics as the next step up in class but now you are looking at £1600+)
Its taken me a couple of weeks and I am really sorry to anyone who has not received the normal online service or been able to get through on the phones!
We have however broken the back of things now and the shop is back to full speed as will be my live chat service and operational hours.
Check out the progress pics...
Whether it be an acoustic guitar (from as little has £500 for a completely hand made all solid wood instrument - no machines used at all) or archtop starting from £800 you will surely enjoy the experience testing them out in our new acoustic & jazz zone.
Wow wow WOW!
I cannot tell you how much I love the new "Eastman Acoustic & Jazz" zone. The colors of the walls look lush, as does the lighting and wood floor - I could not be happier! Yehaa!
A huge Eastman delivery arrived a little earlier than anticipated so I still cannot move in the showroom but that should be a relatively short term problem now that I have my.....
200 square feet of storage! Got the keys today!
For anyone who has been to my showroom, you will know I have hard cases coming out of my ears - well these can now be completely removed from the building, along with all my flat packs stored on site and literally anything that is not required on a day to day basis to run the shop.
This is a massive development and will improve the entire in store experience for my customers and improve my efficiency in my daily activities. My storage facility is only a couple of minutes away so its all working out really well.
As of this minute the showroom still looks like a bomb site but if you give me another 24/48 hours I should be able to get some pics of a rather tasty showroom to you and you can start to visit with confidence that I won't be pulling my hair out.
I have a couple of bookings for the weekend so will definitely be 100% by then - I promise!
Well things are taking a little longer as I want to get the showroom looking just as I want it! However to do this I have realised I need another wall putting in.... ahem....
Not sure if that is going to be possible in the immediate term but on Monday I am visiting my new off site storage facility so I can keep all my unnecessary items away from where we work daily and ensure our showroom remains clutter free.
Its really important to me to get this sorted and I am really sorry for any inconvenience to the customers who have wanted to visit during this time.
The end result is going to look stunning and provide Teresa and I more efficient working environment too!
Will bring you pics when its all done.
This is the first insight of the very latest developments with Eastman guitars.
The T59 is a VINTAGE version of the T486 model. The pictures shown are of the first prototype but I will be receiving my first production model next month!
Unbelievably the price will be just £1399 (may be higher with the pound currently plummeting against the Euro but will keep you posted) and I just cannot wait to get my hands on it.