One of the early "student" guitars found in North American Catalogs in the 1960s. This model was available under the brands of Airline, Supro, Kay and many others. This new Eastwood release is based on the original 1960′s AIRLINE Bighorn, it features an updated adjustable bridge, truss rod and the modern popular Diamond Argyle single coil pickups.
Posted by Cameron on 13th Sep 2014
Peter at Eastwood set me up with a sweet Bighorn package. How can someone not love the look of this guitar? Tomato soup red, cream pickguard... you could have it for lunch. Took it home and played it for 7 hours - love the tonality of the Argyle pick ups - great dynamic range, the action and neck offers extreme playability - inevitable comparison to Tele Deluxe for 1/3 the price.
A few problems, the Kluson style plate tuners are lifting off the headstock (maybe a 32 of an inch) resulting in a "wild G" tuning - will need to upgrade them sooner or later (which I would have done anyway). Have to agree with GP mag that should be played wearing the headgear of the Water Buffalo lodge. If not for the tuners would be 10 out of 10.