Original Univox Hi-Flier Phase 4 model was introduced in 1977. It was the last in the Hi-Flier series that began in 1968. This model was featured in the popular Nirvana video "Heart Shaped Box". Eastwood has replicated the body, neck profile, bridge and pickups in perfect detail with their Phase 4 model. This was one of the few maple fretboard models from the Hi-Flier family of guitars.
Posted by Dave Gerbil on 8th Dec 2016
I love this guitar! I frequently do Ramones tunes, and now I can do them right! The humbuckers are impressive; no need to swap them out. The neck is sweet and fast. The only negative is the placement of the selector switch. I know, the write-up says I can get used to it being right in the way. Well, I could put a telephone pole in the middle of my driveway, too, and I'd probably hit it only a few dozen times before "getting used to it," but really guys? Damn!
Posted by Sambone Rocknroll on 8th Apr 2016
I'd seen the guy from OFF! play one of these. I'd loved the sound of the guitar from what I'd heard. I'd had an original Univox about 20 years ago. This one sounds amazing! The humbuckers almost sound like crispy single coil pickups. Almost like mini-humbuckers with a lot of bite. The neck is nice. I think it's a 12" radius. I love guitars with the input jacks on the face of the guitar, so this was perfect for me.
Came with original case and candy. This is my ode to the Ventures and Johnny Ramone!
This is a well-made guitar!
Posted by Phil Simon on 24th Sep 2015
The guitar is everything it claims to be and even more. Great finish great look and mind blowing sound. Mine came in flawless out of the box. I really have nothing negative to say about it. The staff at Eastwood were easy to get in touch with for questioning. If it was stolen I would buy another one in a flash!!!
Posted by Unknown on 8th Feb 2015
Posted by Unknown on 7th Feb 2015
I have recently received through Eastwood a Hi- Flyer Phase 4, and a beautiful Eastwood hard shell case. If my Phase 4 and case is the standard for all Eastwood products the old guard better take note of this guitar manufacturing company called Eastwood. Above and beyond the striking looks, my Phase 4 goes from the vintage cleans of the Ventures to the rumble of Richards Mid-Night Rambler to the dirty growl of any 90's grunge riff. Thank you Eastwood for getting me excited about plugging my guitar in again.
Posted by Moses on 23rd Nov 2014
Tried others Eastwood makes a great guitar here. Neck is smooth. Picks up are great. Looks are off the charts !!