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Airline '59 Coronado - Metallic Blue

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Product Description

The Airline '59 Coronado is our tribute to the Coronado model used by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. The originals were made of Res-O-Glas, but we have upgraded the design to tone-chambered mahogany bodies. Upgrades to the standard Coronnado model on this '59 include rubber body binding, zero fret, Tone Pros bridge and Deluxe Airline hardshell case.

  • Body: Tone Chambered Mahogany
  • Colours: White, Metallic Blue
  • Pickups: 2 Alnico Hot-10 Humbuckers
  • Switching: 3-Way, Vintage Switchplate
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
  • Bridge: Tone Pros Roller, BIGSBY tremolo
  • Neck: Bound Maple, Bolt-on, Zero Fret
  • Finger Board: Rosewood, Block Markers
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2" (648mm)
  • Width at the Nut: 1 11/16"
  • Hardware: Grover Style Nickel/Chrome
  • Strings: D'Addario #10
  • Case: Deluxe AIRLINE Case INCLUDED
  • Unique Features: Rubber Body Binding, Tone Pros Bridge
  • Suggested Retail: $1499.00 US


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  1. Old is New(er)

    Posted by Paul Alisauskas on 29th Sep 2015

    Yup, I own one. I'm NONE of: 1) paid reviewer; 2) vintage snob; 3) professional musician.

    I own quite a few instruments. My criteria have distilled down to two things: value and performance. Most of the vintage, re-issue and anniversary stuff being peddled by the big names fails on both counts. I say this from (painful) personal experience.

    This '59 Coronado is a VERY nice surprise on so many levels. It is beautifully made, plays and sounds just the way I think it should. By "should" I mean 'different'; this it does in spades.

    IF you want a Strat or LP, go buy one of those; this won't be your guitar. My best verbal descriptor for the sound is "swampy" and I mean that in the best way possible. I think it mostly has to do with that chambered (mahogany) body. Obviously the pickups have something to do with it, but they seem like garden variety humbuckers to me.

    I have become a big fan of Bigsby units; this one works great, partly I think because of the 'Zero-fret' setup on the guitar. I don't know why more builders don't put this on their guitars.

    I could go on with accolades, but won't. One word of caution about this guitar: If you love to shred at the very 'top' of the fingerboard, look elsewhere; this guitar is hard to access above the 15th fret.

    The Eastwood crew are great folks and VERY customer service oriented. You won't regret dealing with them.